View Poll Results: How long do you test for?

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Thread: Stress testing

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    Stress testing

    Just out of interest (and I am very boared running prime right now), How long to you test for?

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    Re: Stress testing

    I used to get failures after 5 mins most of the time when it wasn't right... I know people recommend 24 hours but it does get pretty boring, especially when it's a brand new setup

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    Re: Stress testing

    I gave it 1hr52, and got boared

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    Re: Stress testing

    OCCT CPU - 2 hours
    OCCT Blend -1 hour
    Intel Burn Test - 25 iterations
    Orthos - 12 hours+
    3DMark06 - 5+ iterations

    I run Orthos in the evening overnight.

    The most I would stress my computer would be doing some video encoding overnight and for a few hours of gaming. Hence stress testing should be for the duration of the maximum gaming or encoding session you will be thinking of doing.

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    Re: Stress testing

    I would say it depends, I'd run quick 20-30min test until I got to 3ghz then I ran some tests for 1hour 25min to check for stability.
    And again when I was running temp checks, leave it running, go off and do something else.

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    Re: Stress testing

    P95 24 hours +
    IBT 10-20 runs.

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    Re: Stress testing

    yeah intel burn test only needs about 20 runs and that takes about 1hr to do.

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    Re: Stress testing

    I just set it going overnight...
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