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The Ultra-Stable PC clubhouse

Discussion in 'techPowerUp! Club Forum' started by Mussels, May 10, 2009.

  1. Mussels

    Mussels Moderprator Staff Member

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    With all the focus on OCCT's Linpack test, and Furmark i thought start a new club focused on truly stable systems.

    I've ran my PC for 4 hours of OCCT stable, and had it reboot instantly upon firing up the linpack test. I've had video cards that run at 55C stable in game, shoot up to 85C in furmark.
    hell, i get 150W more power consumption running furmark than normal 3D games!
    basically, this club is dedicated to those of us who dont take crashes from nobody.

    Furmark Download link
    OCCT download link (make sure you run the linpack test!)

    In order to get added to this table, you need to do the following/post screenshots of the following:
    • Furmark Xtreme Burning mode: stable for 30 minutes - In-furmark screenshot showing the doughnut with no artifacting!
    • OCCT LINPACK screenshot @ 90% memory, Showing CPU-Z, on CPU tab (feel free to throw in realtemp etc)
    • Put ADD ME in the title of your post! (Its easier for me to find them that way)
    • state your results in the following format
    • Both screenshots need to be in the same post!
      Name | CPU model and clock | OCCT Linpack time | GPU model | Furmark time
    Example:
    Mussels | Xeon E3120 @ 4Ghz | 2 Hours | 4870 1GB Xfire | 30 minutes

    There wont be any particular ordering unless someone stands out from the bunch, say.... a 24 hour run of each ;)


    To make this group, you need 4 hours of linpack and an hour of furmark.
    The TPU ultra stable group!
    Name CPU model OCCT Linpack time GPU model Furmark time
    1 Studabaker E7400 @ 3.6Ghz 4 Hours 9800GTX + 1 Hr 11m
    2 FordGT90Concept Core i7 920 @ Stock w/ HT, Turbo 4:15 8800 GT 256 MiB 75m
    3 Kenshai Phenom II 720 BE @ 3.6Ghz 8 hours 40 minutes GTX 260 63 Minutes
    4 mrhuggles e2140 @ 3.4ghz 4 hours 2900XT gddr4 91 minutes
    5 Newtekie1 Xeon X3370 @ 3.6Ghz 5 Hours GTX285 60 minutes
    6 infrared E8400 @ 4.4GHz 4 Hours, 10 Mins. evga 8800GTS 640mb 1 Hour
    7 Bundy Q6700 @ 3.4 Ghz 4 hours 8800 Ultra 60 minute
    8 rflair Q6600@3.6GHz 4 Hours, 31 Min. ATI 4890 940/1075 61 Min.
    9 Toxirau AMD Phenom 9850BE @ 2.56ghz 10h 3m 52s ATI 4850 @ 700/1200 1h 12m
    10 DaveK Core 2 Duo E4300 @ 2.48GHz 4 Hours 1GB 4650 1 Hour
    11 mastrdrver i7 920 @ 3.8Ghz 5+ Hours HIS 4870x2 800/950 2+ Hours


    To make this group, you need at least two hours of LINPACK. Furmark not required.
    The TPU stable PC group!
    Column 1 Column 2 Column 3 Column 4 Column 5
    0 Name CPU model OCCT Linpack time GPU Furmark TIme
    1 Mussels Xeon E3120 @ 3.8Ghz 4 Hours 4870 crossfire Furmark doesnt like crossfire
    2 DaveK Core 2 Duo E4300 @ 2.07GHz 2 Hours 15 Mins
    3 JrRacinFan e5200 @ 3.8Ghz 2 Hours 8800GTS 512MB Furmark Not Ran
    4 mastrdrver Q9400@3.2GHz 4 Hours ATI 4870x2 800/950 33 Min


    My results will come in soon enough. its midnight, so i wont do my tests til tomorrow, when i can leave the PC alone for a while.

    let the sounds of tortured PC's commence!


    Edit: I'm working on getting a logo for the clubhouse too, so that people who are stable can put it in their sigs/avatars.
    Last edited: Aug 13, 2009
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  2. JrRacinFan

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    I'll join up once I get the watercooling setup and my new R0 e5200. :D
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    Consider me joined, you will have your screen shot of FurMark @ 1hr stable in exactly one hours time. :)

    I will then run Linpack after, but it will force me to close the WCG app and that will make the team lose even more PPD.

    Do you fold, crazy Aussie?
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    Mussels Moderprator Staff Member

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    folding doesnt work for me. the GPU folding doesnt like crossfire, and disabling crossfire causes me issues (i get corruption in games if i dont reboot after enabling/disabling crossfire).

    I dont leave this machine on when i'm sleeping, and when i'm on it im gaming... so yeah, it never gets a chance to fold.
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    Same here Mussels:( I can't fold:cry:
    I bet you I can join with my CPU at stock:D
    But my 8600GT will be turned into burnt toast:(
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    Mussels Moderprator Staff Member

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    lets see if linpack and furmark can burn it to dust first, eh? :toast:
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    If I kill something My dad will kill me:(
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    Mussels Moderprator Staff Member

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    but then your dead corpse gets a NEW one!
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    True but I'll be able to see the bottom of my wallet:(
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    WCG folding, not on the GPU. :)

    I fold 24/7 for the TPU WCG BOINC Team and it doesn't effect my gaming one bit, you should give it a go and I assure you, you wont even notice its running.

    Every bit helps and your CPU time is going to something good. :toast:
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    Mussels Moderprator Staff Member

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    my main computers off when not gaming. when i'm here bumming around on TPU i'm either on a sempron 2600+ (not worth WCG folding) or my media PC, which is a 4000+ locked at 1.2GHz to save power.
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    Oh you meant crunching!!
    yeah I crunch when my pc is on:)

    EDIT: Mussels what happened to your Q6600s? why didn't you use that instead of those AMDs?
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    Mussels Moderprator Staff Member

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    anyway, back on topic :p the first post has been updated, with the rules/requirements filled out.
    Also, some pretty colors


    one q6600 got sold. the other is now a spare part, with no mobo to call home.
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    The TPU stable PC group

    should be 2hrs LINPACK like the gpu part is 1/2 of the Ultra ;)
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    Mussels Moderprator Staff Member

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    done.
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    I think my 4ghz Skulltrail will fit right in...but dammit man that's a lot of lost Crunching time

    I have the same issue with my Xfire set up...Folding creates corruption issues.
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    Is this good enough? :)

    [​IMG]

    I guess I'll have to wait to get added, don't have Linpack screen shot yet.
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    Mussels Moderprator Staff Member

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    No crossfire, dont have my blocks set up yet. (technical failure on my part)

    Only have the XFX 4870 running.
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    Mussels Moderprator Staff Member

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    i just realised how similar your PC is to mine :) better get that second card up!
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    Not a lot of difference eh? :)

    Nice setups for the price...play anything out there on the cheap. :)


    I will get the other 4870 going when it gets here (UPS bastards) and when (if?) I get my blocks rigged up...having issues trying to figure that out still.
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    Mussels Moderprator Staff Member

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    I'm having an oddity with furmark... furmark doesnt crash, it just fades to a white window after a while. (stopping load, as the fans slow down in the PC)

    I'm not sure i'd say its cause the video cards are overheating or anything, simply because win 7 runs perfectly fine in the background without a driver crash or anything. I'll try it without Xtreme burning mode.

    edit: No problems outside of the extreme burning mode: i guess thats why ATI put the driver fix in, the crash hasnt been fixed yet.
    Last edited: May 11, 2009
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    I'll work on getting my acceptance requirements in order. Gonna launch Linpack when I finally do go to sleep and see what happens.
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    Maybe furmark crashes because the driver stops rendering to it... Furmark was notorious for popping HD 4870 caps/vrms in extreme burning mode prior to AMD having to slow it down, maybe the crash is a way to save the card from instadeath. If you rename the EXE file (you might brick your card), it might not crash.
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    Also I suggest the Logo be "TPU Stability Clubhouse" (since you have two categories, but why make two logos?) -- [Pushing the boundaries of system stability] (?)

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