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Lithan

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Oct 24, 2002
Location
PA
Hi I'm thinking about running stabtest overnight to be sure my system is stable. However I'm worried about the system hanging and staying hung for several hours. In there any risk if that should happen? Up until now I've always watched my systems during stability tests. (Heat's not an Issue... I'm 45* on die at full load.)
 

Captain Slug

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If you're not worried about heat then there's nothing else that's going to literally kill your machine over an extended period of time. If it hangs and your temps are fine you'll undoubtably be experience memory or driver issues.
 
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Lithan

Lithan

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PA
I'm testing overclocked stability. Not default specs stability.
 

nut581

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May 29, 2001
Location
Columbus, OH
Lithan, u should be just fine :) .. have your mobo turn on the alarm function (most mobos have this), so whenever your cpu temp goes over certain degree (u can set this), your pc speaker will scream ... but don't blame me if it screams at 3 am :)