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post #9041 of 9531
Its a possibility. Glad you got it stable thumb.gif
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Its a possibility. Glad you got it stable thumb.gif

It bsod at around 9-10 hours of prime 95 testing. intel burn test it also bsod around the 2-3rd test. You think I should be fine with normal usage as in heavy gaming?? Should I raise the turbo vcore to +.150 and higher to get it stable or should I be completely fine??
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What board do you have again ?
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What board do you have again ?

asrock z68 extrem3 gen3
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Oh ok, that's the board I use to own. Well maybe it just degradation or just a bad overclocker.
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I think that SB are degradation proof. I am on 5GHz from five years.

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Anyone else having the BIOS corrupted after BIOS settings reset or failed overclocks?

This is really pissing me off, I know I'm not alone because I posted about it 1 year ago in a brazilian forum and lots of people are contacting me saying that they are having exactly the same problem. I also read here and in other forums people complains. I'm sure ASRock knows about this problem and don't give a s*, I tried to e-mail them and got no response.

I didn't find a way to recover the BIOS without removing the SPI from the motherboard and using a EPROM Programmer.

For people who knows how to extract and flash the BIOS out of the motherboard, it's just a nuisance, but what about others who don't dare to remove the BIOS chip and have no clue on how to use an EPROM Programmer?

When the BIOS get corrupted, you can still boot and use your computer, but you loose:
- Dual channel - only one channel is recognized.
- Cant get multiplier over the turbo value.
- Can't change multiplier per core.
- On board GPU is lost.
- RAM won't get past 1600 MHz.

Has anyone faced this problem and knows a way to re-flash the whole BIOS in DOS, Instant Flash or whatever?

My motherboard is a Pro4, but I received complains about all ASRock Z77 range.
Edited by Gacrux - 1/15/16 at 11:26am
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Never had this kind of problems.
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Hi all,

I made a Sheet with my BIOS settings and also linked the temps from HWInfo while running Prime95. What I am experiencing is, that my CPU multiplier falls down to default rate (x34) while running Prime95, then it recovers after 30-40 seconds and tries again with x43/x45 (depending on settings) but it cannot keep it up for a long time. I have a guess that it has something to do with the temperatures, anytime the CPU goes over 70°C the throttle kicks in, but 70°C should be fine I thought...

Here is the link, would be nice if someone can take a look, really trying to achieve an overclock for 4.5GHz but I am not sure where the wrong setting is.

Link: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1D5UfJ_gSgqSvMMdmVBmIkBGig06G_YFinqghVUwMRgQ/edit?usp=sharing

Thanks in advance!
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Hi all,

I made a Sheet with my BIOS settings and also linked the temps from HWInfo while running Prime95. What I am experiencing is, that my CPU multiplier falls down to default rate (x34) while running Prime95, then it recovers after 30-40 seconds and tries again with x43/x45 (depending on settings) but it cannot keep it up for a long time. I have a guess that it has something to do with the temperatures, anytime the CPU goes over 70°C the throttle kicks in, but 70°C should be fine I thought...

Here is the link, would be nice if someone can take a look, really trying to achieve an overclock for 4.5GHz but I am not sure where the wrong setting is.

Link: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1D5UfJ_gSgqSvMMdmVBmIkBGig06G_YFinqghVUwMRgQ/edit?usp=sharing

Thanks in advance!

VRMs overheating. What board? never mind, it was in the spreadsheet. 4+1 VRM layout.

Take a time measurement from start of load until throttle happens. Write it down.
Point a really punchy fan directly at the VRM heatsink.
Take a time measurement from start of load until throttle happens. Compare.


It would not be the first, nor the last of the 4+1 boards we have witnessed throttle due to insufficient VRM layout or cooling. If that is the case, you will have to either point the fan permanently at the VRMs, or reduce overclock, or both.
Edited by inedenimadam - 1/23/16 at 4:53pm
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