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OCCT failed me

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#1
I ran a OCCT test last night for 10 hours. It was a "mix" test and it was set for high priority. It passed. Then I tried playing Silkroad and I bluescreened. Am I using the wrong settings in OCCT?
 

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#2
The Mix test on OCCT doesn't completey test the RAM or CPU. It gets close on both, but never completely tests them. I usually test it set to CPU for 10 hours, then RAM for 10 hours, then throw in some Prime95 tests just to make sure.
 

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I figured I would have to seperately test them. :/
I guess I'll do that and throw in an Orthos blend 10 hour as well.
 
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BSODs are more often RAM related than from the CPU so check that first.

On my rig I found that to get my computer completely stable I needed more volts on the RAM vs my CPU and NB.
 

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Yeah I know it was the ram. I'm just saying OCCT failed to fail my unstable ram.
 

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Orthos blend... It's delicious!:D Perhaps Silkroad is just a bad program? Have you checked to see if anyone else is having similar problems?
 
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#7
These utilities shouldn't be the only means of determining 100% stability. The best test you could ever use to determine stability is everyday programs/games IMO.