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Hi guys,

I've got my 2500k stable 100 passes of Intel Burn Test, running 4.8GHz with 1.44v

Now my problem is, I can game for hours, stress test, whatever, but for some reason when I'm idle I get BSOD error code 124.

Munaim1 had a thread where he talked about when using manual voltage, you should enable C3/C6 and even EIST and C1E.

This so far hasn't helped.

I also increased QPI or VCCAIO and that didn't help.

With increasing PLL I don't know where to start. Same goes for VCCAIO, I don't know where to start.

But I can stress test and game for hours without a hitch.

This bothers me because it means my system isn't fully stable.

Here are some screenshots of my UEFI settings.

Any help would be graciously appreciated.

I'm going to post this and then upload the pictures in the next post. I don't want to crash while posting this. THanks
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I also talked about how the the LLC level can help. I would recommend that you reduce the LLC setting by one notch and increase the vcore, that will in turn increase your idle voltage. Read the OP of the "BSOD 124 with SB" in my sig thoroughly.
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Ok. Any pointers as to what PLL and VCCIO should be?


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0x124 means you need to add or remove vcore or QPI/VTT voltage.

Generally vcore if you know you have enough QPI/VTT.
     
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Woah what guide have you been following????

VCCIO 1.3v Max safe is 1.2v give or take for 24/7 usage. Why are you running Extreme LLC?

Running extreme will cause votlage spikes under load and cause your idle vcore to remain low.

I talked about how the the LLC level can impact idle and load situations. I would recommend that you reduce the LLC setting to HIGH and increase the vcore, that will in turn increase your idle voltage. Read the OP of the "BSOD 124 with SB" in my sig thoroughly and while your at it, try my guide here:

http://www.overclock.net/14466483-post2250.html


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Ok. Any pointers as to what PLL and VCCIO should be?
I don't know where it 'should' be, that's dependant on your own components. I would say drop the PLL to 1.5v and work your way up and leave VCCIO on auto for now.
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Thanks. I'll set VCCIO to 1.2, vcore to 1.45, and reduce LLC to high.

What about PLL?
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Thanks. I'll set VCCIO to 1.2, vcore to 1.45, and reduce LLC to high.

What about PLL?
I would highly recommend that you read the two threads I was going on about.

The vccio does not need to be set to the max lol Auto could work just fine as long as your RAM is at it's stock settings, maybe increasing the vccio to 1.08/1.1v may help stability. Follow the guide I posted and report back.

One other thing, leave the BCLK on 100, increasing it a little can cause unstability, you're at 103 lol

Only reason to mess around with the BCLK is for when you want to squeeze every last mhz from the chip for when you want to run a suicide run or something.
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Alright. I'll do that. BRB!
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