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Basic Question about IBT

Discussion in 'Overclocking & Cooling' started by spencer22l, Apr 21, 2009.

  1. spencer22l New Member

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    This is a real noobie question about Intel Burn Test but I'm curious.

    Everyone obviously use 1) Maximum RAM for IBT right??

    I was wondering if it matters to test it using minimum when you are looking for

    lower stable voltage for CPU core v.

    Say my RAM clock, timming and voltages are all in stock setting which is 100% stable

    even when I OC my cpu. When I do this I tend to give enough core v, then lower it little by

    little. In case like these, when RAM's stability doesn't matter, it's alright to test with Minimum

    RAM right? Because this is quicker than Maximum. :confused:
     
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    Yes, you are on the right track. Using minimum RAM usually means that only the CPU cache is used. Your test therefore will focus on CPU and failures are usually due to vcore or CPU temp.
     
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  3. spencer22l New Member

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    I see, that's really useful, now I can just use minimum RAM, then when Ive reached

    my limit, I will do maximum for final stabilize with IBT :)

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    But then, I just tested same setting in IBT just in case in max after I passed min,
    I didn't quiet get a 100%... ??
     
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