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Windows 7: Random lock ups, freezes during a download and memory timing question

07 Apr 2012   #71

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Windows 7 Ult x64 - SP1/ Windows 8 Pro x64

It depends on your graphics card.

While running this test.
Conservative: 80C
Max: 90C
Set your GPU fan speed to high for testing.

Daily heavy use, example gaming, 70C.

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07 Apr 2012   #72

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Ult x64 - SP1/ Windows 8 Pro x64

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Zeldafan1993 View Post
ok so I ran it for 6 and a half - 7 mins and it hit 81 Celsius I don't know what I need to report really, but it didn't cause a crash it was using 99% of my GPU
You are suppose to look for artifacts.

From the tutorial I posted:
6. Watch for artifacts on the screen, and keep an eye on the temperature log. If you see artifacts, or the temperature levels out, stop the test.
For this test run minimum of 30 minutes.
Watch GPU temps, let us know what they level off at and if they continue to slowly climb.

artifacts - from the link in the tutorial.

Visual artifact
Visual artifacts are anomalies during visual representation of e.g. digital graphics and imagery.
Examples in digital graphics

A screenshot of a Microsoft Windows XP application displaying a visual artifact. This was fixed in the next release, Windows Vista.
Image quality factors, different types of visual artifacts
Digital artifacts, visual artifacts resulting from digital image processing
Screen-door effect, also known as fixed-pattern noise (FPN), a visual artifact of digital projection technology
Silk screen effect
Rainbow effect
Screen tearing
Purple fringing
Chromatic aberration
Moir pattern
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