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post #6261 of 9536
WHEA errors can make your programs crash though. Especially games like Bf3 seem to be prone to this.
Also, try to find a connection between that WHEA error and the FFT size Prime was running at when it happened. You can find those in results.txt within the Prime directory. It can help you avoid having to run it again for 5 hours before running into that same WHEA error again, normally it should appear within 30-60 minutes.
I've had some really bad streaks at 48k and 60k where those nasty WHEAs accompanied me for about 30mV with these FFT sizes.

Although sometimes that error just came out of the blue and you won't be able to reproduce it with that specific FFT size. Then you're out of luck and will have to do the normal custom run again.
Edited by spoonium - 5/7/13 at 4:23pm
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If I get a WHEA Prime 95 error after 5 hour, should I just bump the vcore up by .05v?
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Is it okay to just do a small fft test since I got thw whea error 5 hrs custom blend. I was good for 5+ hrs I just up my vcore by 0.05v and my vdroop at 87.5%? A small fft test for 12hrs also okay?
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WHEA errors can make your programs crash though. Especially games like Bf3 seem to be prone to this.
Also, try to find a connection between that WHEA error and the FFT size Prime was running at when it happened. You can find those in results.txt within the Prime directory. It can help you avoid having to run it again for 5 hours before running into that same WHEA error again, normally it should appear within 30-60 minutes.
I've had some really bad streaks at 48k and 60k where those nasty WHEAs accompanied me for about 30mV with these FFT sizes.

Although sometimes that error just came out of the blue and you won't be able to reproduce it with that specific FFT size. Then you're out of luck and will have to do the normal custom run again.

Care to elborate and dumb it down even more? tongue.gif



So if i get a WHEA error in event viewer, do I look at the time it happend and check the prime test log? Cuz when ive been getting WHEA errors, it doesnt show up on the primetest.
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WHEA errors can make your programs crash though. Especially games like Bf3 seem to be prone to this.
Also, try to find a connection between that WHEA error and the FFT size Prime was running at when it happened. You can find those in results.txt within the Prime directory. It can help you avoid having to run it again for 5 hours before running into that same WHEA error again, normally it should appear within 30-60 minutes.
I've had some really bad streaks at 48k and 60k where those nasty WHEAs accompanied me for about 30mV with these FFT sizes.

Although sometimes that error just came out of the blue and you won't be able to reproduce it with that specific FFT size. Then you're out of luck and will have to do the normal custom run again.

Care to elborate and dumb it down even more? tongue.gif



So if i get a WHEA error in event viewer, do I look at the time it happend and check the prime test log? Cuz when ive been getting WHEA errors, it doesnt show up on the primetest.

It wont always show up in prime, because a WHEA is a recovered/corrected error, and the processor sends out the correct information that P95 is asking for. Its like when you screw something up at the job and quick fix it before the boss finds out.
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Lol, nice analogy.
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No, the error won't show up in the Prime95 logs. But the time the error happened will show up in the event viewer, and you can cross reference that with the entries in results.txt, which also have a time stamp for every FFT size that has been completed.

You just have to make sure to actually select the correct one since the log doesn't say when a new FFT size has been started. So you'll have to select the entry with the time stamp right before when the error happened.

And it's also possible that it falls between two values if the cores fell out of sync, which they like to do after a while (because core #0 is normally still doing other stuff even when otherwise idle/only Prime is running. Update checks, file indexing, antivirus, all this kind of stuff.).
In this case you'll just have note down both.
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So if I have those whea errors, How can I fix them?
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So if I have those whea errors, How can I fix them?

If you have all your settings according to the guide here....you need more VCore.
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If you have all your settings according to the guide here....you need more VCore.

In the beginning I thought as long as I don't have any errors on prime 95 which I was getting before but after I bump my vcore I didn't have any rounding errors. So I thought my vcore is good already after a 12 hour custom blend test frown.gif I don't really wanna bump it up since my temp hit 84C on one of the cores already after a 12 hrs prime test tongue.gif

The last 24 hours no criticals 27 errors
The last hour no critical no errors so would that be okay?
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