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I use an EK Supreme block. Very solid bit of kit and not too expensive. Certainly better quality than some of the Swiftech stuff I have used.
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Thats the one I'm looking at :-) how is it for mounting? What does it use?

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You can also use OCCT to check for stability. It has this LinPack test which is very similar to Intel Burn Test and stresses out your CPU more than standard stress testing programs. Since your CPU has an unlocked multiplier, I'd recommend you just increase the multiplier and voltages if they're not enough.
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When I come to replace my waterblock, I might make a new loop, getting tired of blue now ;-)

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Also if you run Prime95 and keep failing a test this is a good post that can help you figure out what test to run without waiting 8 hours for a fail again.

Have you ever heard something like "The NB is stressed the most during 512K FFTs. This happens about 2-3 hours into Blend"? Or, have you ever had Prime95 consistently fail on the same FFT size? Well, that's when the custom test comes in handy.

Pre-set Modes
We all know about the three pre-set modes available for Prime95: Small FFTs, In-Place FFTs, and Blend. Small and In-Place modes test the FPU and caches. Blend mode tests everything, including RAM.

Custom Mode
By selecting Custom, you have total control over which FFT size/s are run. In general, the smaller FFTs stress the CPU, while the larger FFTs stress the memory and chipset - with one exception, the "in place" FFT.

What is an "in-place" FFT?
An "in place" FFT is simply an FFT that is calculated entirely inside its original sample memory. In other words, calculating an "in place" FFT does not require additional buffer memory. - Source(#2.3)

Ok, so between the definition above and the fact that Prime95 labels the "In-place large FFTs" test as max heat, power, and some RAM tested. We know that when the FFTs are "in place", the RAM and chipset aren't being tested all that hard, regardless of the FFT size.

Conclusion
Below are a few screen shots of different custom tests.

CPU Test


RAM & Chipset Test

Note: when not using the "in place" option, be careful not to set the "memory to use" too high. If it's set too high, the system will start to use the paging file which will not stress the RAM.

Oh noes...it's always failing at 512 FFT size and I don't want to wait two hours for blend to reach that test


or you could do something like this


Maybe this is common knowledge to most here? If not, this should give you a general idea of what to do. Great post by: tmunn
Edited by shauntx - 4/5/11 at 11:23am
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4.5GHz is easy, I've had mine to 5 on water.
You had 5.0ghz on water and the only thing you got to show is a cheap validation? Wheres the proof that it was stable? Maybe because it wasn't? To me that's like going to a car dealership and test driving a BMW to only realize you can't afford leaving empty handed. A validation on CPU Z means nothing hell on my q6600 I can do 4.9ghz validation but will never pass a stability test.
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Ive been doing some more tweaking, and I can't keep my temps down, I'm gonna put the oc on hold until I get a new waterblock in about 2 weeks, ill bump the thread when I'm ready to try again, thanks for the help so far

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You had 5.0ghz on water and the only thing you got to show is a cheap validation? Wheres the proof that it was stable? Maybe because it wasn't? To me that's like going to a car dealership and test driving a BMW to only realize you can't afford leaving empty handed. A validation on CPU Z means nothing hell on my q6600 I can do 4.9ghz validation but will never pass a stability test.
shauntx why did you start a second account to post this, you pretty much just reposted what you PMed me....
For your information a CPU Z validation is credible.
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Thats the one I'm looking at :-) how is it for mounting? What does it use?

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Mounting is abit fiddily but simple enough. You can change the jet plate as well to increase resistance to give better cooling. I love it, would defo recommend it!
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