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Been trying to get a stable overclock for awhile. Sometimes I can run LinX on max for 8+ hours and come play on my computer and it just hard freezes sometimes. Other times a stress test will just hard freeze me. I got a hard freeze a few hours ago and just restarted and didn't change anything. It seems I can not get any type of overclocking going on. I have my voltages up and everything. It also seems my memory won't run at 1066 and I can't change the timings or it just gets messed up. I don't know if it's a hardware malfunction or what. Just seeing if I can get some insight. Right now I'm on 3.1ghz after trying 3.2 on prime95 and came back to a frozen computer.
    
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You need to find out if its your oc or ram causing the freezing. Also, do you get a BSOD of anykind or just freezing? Run prime 95 blend and small ftt see which causes the freezing.
    
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No BSOD. Running it now. Going to sleep. So we will see.
    
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Ran Prime95 on small FFTs for 10 hours and 1 minutes. No blue screen or hard freeze. Typing this now after ending it. I guess I'll fire up the blend test and see how that goes.
    
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Ok ran blend for 3 hours and 58 minutes and came back to a perfect computer. Don't know what the deal is or was.
    
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post #6 of 8
Hmmmmm. I would try running a stock clock for a few days with whatever is normal use for you and see how that goes. If the freezing goes away then it's obviously something with your overclock. On the other hand, if the freezing doesn't go away I would assume you have a hard drive issue, or a different hardware issue along that line...
    
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post #7 of 8
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19 hours and 23 minutes later on blend and the computer didn't freeze. Not sure now. I'll just see what happens in the next few days.
    
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Sounds good. Let me know how you make out.
    
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