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24 HRS of Prime 95 or Intel Burn Test for 50 passes?

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May 5, 2012 2:37:22 PM

I'm currently running running Intel Burn Test for 50 passes @ a high settings. I also ran Prime 95 for at least 10 hours. Should be good enough right?

I overcloked Core i5 Sandy Bridge 2500k @ 4.5 ghz here are my settings:
I'm using Gigabyte Z77X-UD5H

CPU CLOCK - 45
BCLK - ( DISABLED ) left at default 100mhz
EXTREME MEMORY PROFILE XMP - ( PROFILE 1 )
SYSTEM MEMORY MULTI - ( AUTO )
CPU CLOCK RATIO [45]
PWN FREQUENCY CONTROL [ AUTO ]
INTERNAL CPU OVER CURRENT PROTECTION [ AUTO ]
INTERNAL CPU PLL OVERVOLT [ ENABLED ]
RATIO CHANGES IN OS [ DISABLED ]
INTEL BOOST TECH [ ENABLED ]
RATIO 1 - 4 [ 45 ]
TURBO POWER LIMIT [ 300 ]
CORE CURRENT [ 300 ]
CPU CORES ENABLED [ ALL ]
CPU ENHANCED HALT C1E [ AUTO ]
C3/C6 STATE SUPPORT [ AUTO ]
CPU THERMAL MONITOR [ DISABLED ]
BI-DIRECTIONAL PROCHOT [ AUTO ]
MULTI-STEPS LOAD-LINE [ LEVEL 6 ]
CPU VCORE [ 1.330V ]
QPI/VTT VOLTAGE 1.050V [ 1.20v ]
SYSTEM AGENT VOLTAGE 0.920V [ AUTO ]
DYNAMIC VCORE [ AUTO ]
GRAPHICS DVID [ AUTO ]
CPU PLL VOLTAGE 1.800V [ 1.800V ]
DRAM VOLTAGE 1.500V [ 1.600v ]
DRAM VREF 0.750V [ AUTO ]
DRAM TERMINATION 0.750V [ AUTO ]
CH-A/B ATA VREF 0.750V [ AUTO ]
CH-A/B ADDRESS VREF [ AUTO ]
ISOCHRONOUS SUPPORT [ ENABLED ]
VIRTUALIZATION TECH [ ENABLED ]
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May 5, 2012 4:35:19 PM

ibt designed to push processor more than prime95.

i prefer to run ibt in 25 loops maximum stress than 24 hours prime95 in order save time (and electricity bill)

50 ibt loops in maximum stress +10 hours prime95 is more than enough to prove your stability.

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May 5, 2012 4:48:25 PM

1hr works for me, it's kind of redundant to run 50 passes don't ya think?
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May 5, 2012 6:55:46 PM

Don't stress your processor too much..

it just make it degrade faster..

like geek said..1 hours or 25 loop ibt at the maximum stress is enough to ensure the stability.

And yes, your system seems solid enough.
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May 9, 2012 4:23:23 AM

I like to do an hour or so gaming session with BF3 to test my overclock =)
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May 9, 2012 6:23:46 AM

How I test Stability:
Before going to bed start Stress test
Wake up in morning, if oc not stable then raise voltage/make adjustments.
Run stress test, go to school
come back home, then repeat process until stable.
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May 9, 2012 7:35:11 AM

amuffin said:
How I test Stability:
Before going to bed start Stress test
Wake up in morning, if oc not stable then raise voltage/make adjustments.
Run stress test, go to school
come back home, then repeat process until stable.


Yes I got it pretty stable, after making some adjustment when Intel Burn Test fails, I adjusted the voltage from 1.320 to 1.330V! I started from there and ran Intel Burn Test for 50 passes and ran prime for good amount of time for 24 hours! And i'm sure this is a perfect overclocked. My temps were like 68/72 during Intel Burn Test @ full load, I also got some pretty low temps during running prime for 1 day, I got 68/70 temps, which I'm guessing are pretty good. :bounce:  :bounce:  :bounce: 
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May 9, 2012 8:45:44 PM

Run Intel Burn Test at VERY HIGH settings for 10-20 tests. More than that and you're wasting your time. I ran 10 tests with it to check my stability and it was MORE than enough because after the first 6 tests your temps reach their MAXIMUM and even if you run 90 tests after that your temps will remain the same. No need for 8 hours of testing, that's just ridiculous IMO.
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May 9, 2012 9:27:04 PM

Anonymous said:
Run Intel Burn Test at VERY HIGH settings for 10-20 tests. More than that and you're wasting your time. I ran 10 tests with it to check my stability and it was MORE than enough because after the first 6 tests your temps reach their MAXIMUM and even if you run 90 tests after that your temps will remain the same. No need for 8 hours of testing, that's just ridiculous IMO.


Haha, very true! I already ran all the tests like 5 days ago, bro. Believe it or not my room got so hot during the prime 95 24 hrs test. Man i hope my electricity bill won't go up! I really don't wanna pay 200 dollars of electricity. :non:  :non:  :non: 
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May 9, 2012 9:49:16 PM

Naw, your bill wont go up THAT much, probably just added $ 5 or so :) 
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