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My overclock suddenly become totally unstable, i was getting 3 BSOD in last 12 hours (124) i tried increasing ram volts, didnt help, i tried increasing cpu pll also didn't help, tried more vcore didnt help as well, around 2 mins it BSOD on prime 95 1972.

This are the settings,

Dram = 1.5
Dram freq 2133
Phase extreme
cpu current 140
vcore switching freq 350
pll overvoltage - enabled
C states - auto
Vccio - auto
vccsa - auto


With rig in sig, i'm not sure what version of Memtest86 to run, and also what freq to run my memory with it its 8GB 2133 mhz G.Skill Ripjaws X. I want to leave the memory out od question so need help with Memtest86 and proper setup of it, should i run it @ 1600 or 2133 mhz?

My overclock is now semi "stable" it passed 30 mins of Prime 95 1972 with 6.5GB ram settings, custom....but @ 4.8ghz and ram@ 1600mhz. Before it would BSOD on 1 min or either i was seeing Prime95 reporting hardware faliure lol!??

Thanks in advance.
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post #2 of 11
Try changing phase control to ultra high
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With rig in sig, i'm not sure what version of Memtest86 to run
This one, booting from a cd-rom:
http://www.memtest.org/download/4.20...+-4.20.iso.zip
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MemTest86+ is the one you want. There's a USB boot EXE that you can run and install onto a flash drive, if I recall correctly. If not, whoops, seems as if I'm getting old.
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Do you have the option for 1866? 2133 is a lot of stress on the IMC, and would require a ton of VTT voltage (or whatever term your mobo uses).
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Do you have the option for 1866? 2133 is a lot of stress on the IMC, and would require a ton of VTT voltage (or whatever term your mobo uses).
Not really, I've seen high overclocks with 16GB RAM populating all four dimm slots. Hit the sandy stable club and see for your self, check the spreadsheet and select the 'by overclock' sheet to compare.
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Not really, I've seen high overclocks with 16GB RAM populating all four dimm slots. Hit the sandy stable club and see for your self, check the spreadsheet and select the 'by overclock' sheet to compare.


Not sure what you are saying. I was talking about him running the ram at 2133Mhz. Chances are thats what caused the instability, since he did not mention what VTT voltage he was using, Im assuming its on default. He could either A, drop to 1866Mhz, or B, increase the VTT, but that would likely take a larger amount then whats worth using.
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Not sure what you are saying. I was talking about him running the ram at 2133Mhz. Chances are thats what caused the instability, since he did not mention what VTT voltage he was using, Im assuming its on default. He could either A, drop to 1866Mhz, or B, increase the VTT, but that would likely take a larger amount then whats worth using.
LOL fail on my part, indeed you're right about the vccio (VTT) and 2133mhz, that's what happend when I don't read the OP



On that note, OP increase the VCCIO (VTT) to around 1.125v and see if that helps stability, you're safe to go all the way up to 1.2v, however I've not seen that amount really needed unless your messing around with the BCLK to increase the memory speed further than 2133mhz.
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MemTest86+ is the one you want. There's a USB boot EXE that you can run and install onto a flash drive, if I recall correctly. If not, whoops, seems as if I'm getting old.
Yes, this one:
http://www.memtest.org/download/4.20....installer.zip
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