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So I was wondering if having my CPU IBT maximum/OCCT medium data set stable would be any point when I was stable for my daily use (at least as far as I noticed) @ 1.2V in BIOS, will it be crashing if I do stuff like recording/video encoding those videos if I just stability test it while playing games while having 1.2v? (As the best stability test is just using the system imo)

Don't know wether to have it 100% stable like right now or to try go for 1.2voltages or OC further.
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Oc further
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Originally Posted by Recluse View Post
So I was wondering if having my CPU IBT maximum/OCCT medium data set stable would be any point when I was stable for my daily use (at least as far as I noticed) @ 1.2V in BIOS, will it be crashing if I do stuff like recording/video encoding those videos if I just stability test it while playing games while having 1.2v? (As the best stability test is just using the system imo)

Don't know wether to have it 100% stable like right now or to try go for 1.2voltages or OC further.
If you're truly daily use stable, then having to raise the voltage (to make) it IBT/Prime stable is only for the e-peen, pretty much. There's really no point in it if you are 24/7 day use stable. Some people like to prove just how much abuse their chips can take, while some of us, who are more money conscious, try to be a bit more careful. And even prime stable doesn't always mean you're stable. Saw someone who was 8+ hours prime stable crash in a botmatch in TF2. CPUs are complicated beasts. You never know what part of them is the weak part. Could be one core, could be part of a core's L1 cache or L2, or L3...who knows...
Edited by Falkentyne - 3/30/11 at 1:04pm
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Hmm I think I'm going to get some new tim and overclock a bit further...Voltages will probably shoot up in the air after 4 GHz?
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Originally Posted by Falkentyne View Post
If you're truly daily use stable, then having to raise the voltage (to make) it IBT/Prime stable is only for the e-peen, pretty much. There's really no point in it if you are 24/7 day use stable. Some people like to prove just how much abuse their chips can take, while some of us, who are more money conscious, try to be a bit more careful. And even prime stable doesn't always mean you're stable. Saw someone who was 8+ hours prime stable crash in a botmatch in TF2. CPUs are complicated beasts. You never know what part of them is the weak part. Could be one core, could be part of a core's L1 cache or L2, or L3...who knows...
Don't forget silent errors, bane of all OS's
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Yeah overclock further!
----THIS IS OVERCLOCKING----
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To be honest some time ago i tighten my RAM timings like crazy,
just looked at the bandwith and was happy. Never got a BSOD while gaming
3D/After Effects rendering... nothing ... then some day just for fun i ran linx.
Linx looked @me and said : " HELL NO!" So wasn`t that happy like before and loosend the timings till it was stable. Now i got a bit lower bandwith still no BSOD !AND! a stable system...
Better stable than sorry!
(or something like that)
Good luck with your further O.C!
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