Building a new computer soon, what programs to check stability/temps? Tags: Overclocking Computer Monitors Last response: February 9, 2012 2:08 AM in Overclocking Share jdx3ds February 9, 2012 12:21:56 AM Hello, I'm going to overclock a 2600k so I'd like to monitor things for stability and temperatures. No video card yet so I don't plan on keeping it overclocked permanently. More about : building computer programs check stability temps redeemer a b K Overclocking a b C Monitor February 9, 2012 1:08:24 AM use intel" burn in" linpack, its the best. Run like 10 cycles and if it passes youre all good! arthurh a b K Overclocking February 9, 2012 2:00:05 AM I use Real Temp to monitor my temps, CPU-Z to monitor my OC and of course Prime 95 to check for stability of my OC. I run small ftts first for about an hour then blend for a couple hours. Intels burnin is a good CPU stress test too, I just perfer P95. Good luck to you in your OC'n. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer kajabla a b K Overclocking a b C Monitor February 9, 2012 2:08:48 AM I like P95. The above suggestions are good. When you do get a card, get MSI Afterburner if it's an AMD card or EVGA Precision if it's Nvidia (Afterburner will work, but I prefer the look of Precision). Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Should i upgrade my computer ? Forum Building NEW Desktop soon . $1200 or less. Have parts, need advice. Forum Stability issue realted to cooling??? Forum Building a New PC Soon , but first, some questions. Forum 2 month old build giving problems Forum Building a new PC soon need some help Forum My soon to be computer Forum Don't know which GPU to use for new pc build soon . Forum Building a pc very soon Forum Programs keep freezing on new "high-end" build ! Forum Soon to buy a new system Forum New system. Need recommendations to complete. Ordering Soon . Forum NEW I7 RIG UNDER 1500. NEED OPINIONS. BUYING SOON Forum Is this computer any good? Purchasing soon NCIX.com Forum New build starting soon Forum I5 3570K + Z77 PRO3 Forum [Solved] Corsair H100 Push/Pull, What fans do I need? Forum [Solved] H60 normal temps? Forum 7970 temps Forum What Pentium D 965's clock rate would be needed to match an i5 2500? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Overclocking categories CPUs Motherboards Memory Chipsets Heatsinks Water Cooling Intel AMD !