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Prime95 Error -> Fatal error vs automatic restart

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I encountered some error when I OC my 2500K to 4.5GHZ@ ~1.29-1.30V with my AsRock Faltality Z68 Pro Gen 3.
what does it mean when it shows fatal error and restarts automatically ?
Do they both mean I need to increase the CPU Voltage?
I am running 70-75C on full load, is that too high ?

Can anyone share their 2500K setting on AsRock MB? Or let me know the bio setting/changes I should change?
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That is a little too high for 24/7. What cooler do you have?
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That is a little too high for 24/7. What cooler do you have?

I use Zalman CNPS7X
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75C max temp on stresstest is not dangerous, also consider ambient temp if its summer where you are.

Hardlocks or reboots are different ways of crashing but they don't necessarily point to one specific problem or another.

You may need to raise your VTT/VCCIO a bit.
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