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So i've been having trouble with orthos failing after 7-8 hours of testing when i oc recently. What is generally the primary cause of instability after that period of time? Do is it vCore? or vMCH? or something else?
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Well instabilty is due to certain configurations not agreeing with eachother causing errors in memory and data reads and other CPU and RAM calculations.

Errors can occure with Wrong OC settings and not enough Voltage for the CPU ( V-CORE ).

Have you raised your V-core ?

Also make sure you have the latest BIOS for that motherboard.
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yeah i had 1407 for the mobo before, but it wasn't as stable as 1305 so i switched back. But i'll try to raise my vcore a little more, i just don't understand why it would be fine for 8 hours and then just suddenly fail.
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Originally Posted by triggerc
But i'll try to raise my vcore a little more, i just don't understand why it would be fine for 8 hours and then just suddenly fail.
It's pretty common really, I had orthos failing in the 14th hour before.
Well not orthos, but 2x Prime95.. same thing..
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