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I'm overclocking my GTS 450's to see which one is the slowest (so i can leave the fastest ones in SLI and the slowest in my HTPC), but i want to stress test them to be sure i'm fully stable.

The reason i'm asking for advice is because i cannot use Furmark or Kombustor. My cards are the single-slot models that get close to the thermal cap (~95°c) with a mild OC. So far i've been using BOINC (Seti@Home and Collatz Conjecture GPU WU's) to test all settings. But i've been wondering if there's anything better that is not as extreme as Furmark but still lets me test if i'm stable or not.
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Play yourr favorite games which make you think you need to OC your VGA. It will be more practical and less "stressful".
IMHO, OCCT is the best (No artifact at all = fully stable I think) but you know, it will not go easy on your VGA.
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