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NVIDIA/AMD Video Card - Test with OCCT

How to Test NVIDIA/AMD Performance with OCCT
Published by yowanvista
02 May 2011
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How to Test NVIDIA/AMD Performance with OCCT


1. Download the free 3.1.0 version of OCCT:
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- Version 3.1.0 should be used as the latest versions of OCCT don't provide the same functionality.
- GPU: MEMTEST will ONLY work on cards that supports Nvidia CUDA
- OCCT can be used to diagnose TDR116/117 errors, faults in the video memory or a defective GPU.
- Also works on Windows 8/8.1.


Make sure you have the latest DirectX 9.0 Runtimes
Download: DirectX End-User Runtime - Microsoft Download Center - Download Details

2. Run the setup, and install the program
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The program contains four different tests as shown below

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Test 1: GPU Stress Test

In the GPU: OCCT section select your desired options such as your Test type, Test Duration, Shader complexity 1 Hour is usually recommended for the test
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Click ON to start the Stress test
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Enabling the Error Check will allow the program to log any errors found in the test




Test 2: Video Memory Test

OCCT GPU Memtest, based on Nvidia CUDA runs a Memtest-like test on your GPU Memory. It is aimed at detecting manufacturing errors on the GPU memory


In the GPU: MEMTEST section select the number of Passes, usually 5-7 will be sufficient for detecting errors
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Click ON to start the Stress test

At the end of each test a folder containing graph will be created in C:\Users\[user Name\Documents\OCCT\[Date] as shown below:
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If any errors are found they will be reported on the graphs

Here is an example of a possible defect in GPU Memory:
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Monitor your GPU temperatures. If you see artifacts, or the temperature of your GPU exceeds 80C, stop the test.
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13 May 2011   #1
FredeGail

Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate: x64 (SP1)
 
 

Thanks yowanvista


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15 May 2011   #2
Dave76

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Ult x64 - SP1/ Windows 8 Pro x64
 
 

Good tutorial Yowan, bookmarked.
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15 May 2011   #3
Britton30
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1
 
 

Thanks Yowan, this will be helpful.
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16 May 2011   #4
Hackerpunk1

Windows 8 Developer Preview, Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1, Windows 7 X32 SP1, Windows 7 Ultimate X64,
 
 

COol Tut, Thanks
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17 May 2011   #5
kenmdotexe

Win7 Ultimate SP1 6.1.7601 x86
 
 

Nice tutorials dude, well explained...
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16 Sep 2011   #6
seth500

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Thanks yowanvista this will be very helpful much appreciated.
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10 Dec 2011   #7
barbarossa2241

windows 7 home premium 64bit
 
 

Thanks a lot.
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15 Dec 2011   #8
hecham

windows 7 home premium
 
 

Um, you say there are 4 tests but you've only listed two...what are the others?
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15 Dec 2011   #9
zigzag3143

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by hecham View Post
Um, you say there are 4 tests but you've only listed two...what are the others?

That thread is from september. I doubt very many ppl will be watching it. If you have a question it is usually better to start your own thread
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