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Hi, I'm new to the forum so I will start by introducing myself, I'm new to computer builds (infact new to high spec pc's!) I'm not computer illiterate but when it comes to diagnosing bsod I am.

The computer
I7 2600k over clocked to 4.7 (but everywhere on the pc it is saying 3.4 but don't know how to stress test it and see it overlock)

8gig 1600 ram

2.5gig 570gtx

750W power supply

Now the computer will run fine under normal use but it crashes when I'm doing stuff like watching blu ray or playing a game etc, but it won't crash for a while.
I get the 124 error on bsod but I heard this was ram so I tested the ram with men test but no errors?

And to top it off it won't start up in anything other than safe mode? This is only a recent problem it goes up to a black screen with a mouse pointer on it...

I'm really worried that I did something wrong on the build.

Absolutely any help would be much appreciated.
post #2 of 10
First of all, welcome to OCN!

Unfortunately you posted this in the news section but I'm sure a mod will move it to a proper section soon.

Now I think your best bet would be to load the default settings from your BIOS (no overclocks or anything) and make sure that everything works fine with those settings.
After you're sure that everything is fine we can start giving advice on OCing.

GL!
 
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Hi, I'm new to the forum so I will start by introducing myself, I'm new to computer builds (infact new to high spec pc's!) I'm not computer illiterate but when it comes to diagnosing bsod I am.

The computer
I7 2600k over clocked to 4.7 (but everywhere on the pc it is saying 3.4 but don't know how to stress test it and see it overlock)

8gig 1600 ram

2.5gig 570gtx

750W power supply

Now the computer will run fine under normal use but it crashes when I'm doing stuff like watching blu ray or playing a game etc, but it won't crash for a while.
I get the 124 error on bsod but I heard this was ram so I tested the ram with men test but no errors?

And to top it off it won't start up in anything other than safe mode? This is only a recent problem it goes up to a black screen with a mouse pointer on it...

I'm really worried that I did something wrong on the build.

Absolutely any help would be much appreciated.
When it comes to oveclock, these codes will help you to identify what you need to adjust:

BSOD Codes

0x101 = increase vcore
0x124 = increase/decrease vcore or QPI/VTT...have to test to see which one it is
0x0A = unstable RAM/IMC, increase QPI first, if that doesn't work increase vcore
0x1E = increase vcore
0x3B = increase vcore
0x3D = increase vcore
0xD1 = QPI/VTT, increase/decrease as necessary
0x9C = QPI/VTT most likely, but increasing vcore has helped in some instances
0x50 = RAM timings/Frequency or uncore multi unstable, increase RAM voltage or adjust QPI/VTT, or lower uncore if you're higher than 2x
0x109 = Not enough or too Much memory voltage
0x116 = Low IOH (NB) voltage, GPU issue (most common when running multi-GPU/overclocking GPU)
0x7E = Corrupted OS file, possibly from overclocking. Run sfc /scannow and chkdsk /r
0x000007F is Low-level hardware corruption, such as corrupt memory (RAM) mismatched memory modules, malfunctioning motherboard
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post #4 of 10
You are not running BD so we can rule that out.
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post #5 of 10
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Thanks for the advice I will do that now, but still why won't the computer boot up in normal mode and only safe mode?

Here is the error code
0X00000124 and then there are a load is other numbers in the brackets do I need to look at that? I would post a pox but don't know how :/

I am assuming because the core is over clocked and and it usually crashes under load i have to increase the V?
post #6 of 10
You may have to increase VCORE a notch or two.
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post #7 of 10
0x124 is lack of voltage.
Why don't you try it this way, put Vcore to 1.3V and multiplier at 45, later on start increasing multiplier, when its unstable add more Vcore.
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Can you please explain to me what that will do because scan will void my warranty on the overlock if I change settings...
post #9 of 10
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Originally Posted by Josh132 View Post
... I'm new to computer builds (infact new to high spec pc's!) I'm not computer illiterate but when it comes to diagnosing bsod I am.

The computer
I7 2600k over clocked to 4.7 (but everywhere on the pc it is saying 3.4 but don't know how to stress test it and see it overlock)



Now the computer will run fine under normal use but it crashes when I'm doing stuff like watching blu ray or playing a game etc, but it won't crash for a while.
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That says it all really...

Load bios defaults and stay stock.
Or, load bios defaults, set voltage to auto, overclock to 4.0-4.5 Ghz and download Prime 95 (google it) and let it run for 30 min (stress test). If it dosen't crash you have a start.
    
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post #10 of 10
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But it won't even boot up to windows now? And I don't know why, it only boots up in safe mode? But I will try that test in safe mode.
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