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Some games just do not like when i give it a oc on my cpu. arma ii is fine, but games like gta 4 and red orhestra 2 hate it, and bug out(screens pops in or moves everywhere, or jump lags). Anyone else on certain games? enigine was kinda buggy too but it was just going in super fast forward, and it is an older build so i wont count that one. Just tried assassins creed and it was fine. I'll try shogun II and bfbc2 after the patches finish tomorrow.
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Sounds like you're a bit unstable. Games don't discriminate between overclocked and stock, it's just frequency.
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even 100mhz oc troubles them. Is my cpu just a bad one?
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Are you sure it's stable? I am yet to see a game that doesn't like OCing, almost all of them show an increase in performance.
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Originally Posted by pwnzilla61 View Post
even 100mhz oc troubles them. Is my cpu just a bad one?

The problem is that 8120 its a high leakage part and maybe you got a lemon, bad mobo, psu etc..

BTW, how is running ARMA 2?!?! any improvement?? how is the load across the cores?!?!

ty in advance
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What I would like to see is the BD performance in FSX which is a CPU hogger, my athlon x3 445 (unlocked to B45 4 cores) holds well thought.
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Some games just do not like when i give it a oc on my cpu. arma ii is fine, but games like gta 4 and red orhestra 2 hate it, and bug out(screens pops in or moves everywhere, or jump lags). Anyone else on certain games? enigine was kinda buggy too but it was just going in super fast forward, and it is an older build so i wont count that one. Just tried assassins creed and it was fine. I'll try shogun II and bfbc2 after the patches finish tomorrow.
If it's stable, there should be no issues whether it's overclocked or not. If it's bugging out on you, that means it's not stable. Maybe there's an issue with the mobo or some early kinks that need to be worked out.

But overclocking itself is not the issue.
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Yeah everything seems fine, with like prime95 for an hour or more it never fails even at 4.5. So i im not sure. I dont have any issues other wise than those 2 games so far. im going to try a few others and see. maybe they just dont like bd oc who knows. oh arma 2 runs 100+fps all the time some time dips in super heated battles to maybe 60 or 70, completely maxed in the in-game settings, really really big improvement over my older cpu for arma. like by 80+ fps which is fkn nuts just for a cpu upgrade. well its not like these 2 games are super buggy already(sarcastically) but ill just wait and see whats up with the other games i have after they finish updating. I havnt looked at the loads yet but i will tonight once the world series is over.
Edited by pwnzilla61 - 10/19/11 at 5:46pm
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http://www.overclock.net/hardware-ne...blems-amd.html

Sounds like this, and congratulations you are now part of Amd's debug team.
Edited by Steak House - 10/19/11 at 7:07pm
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http://http://www.overclock.net/hard...blems-amd.html

Sounds like this, and congratulations you are now part of Amd's debug team.
To many https in there

http://www.overclock.net/hardware-ne...blems-amd.html
    
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