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post #1 of 9
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Hello everyone,
i am running i7 970 on 4.15 Ghz, and last week i passed about two and half hour of prime95 blend test.
About 1 hour ago i decided to try prime95 again, worker is failing in first 2 minutes, tried upping volts, same.
I really need help here. Is my chip dying, my mobo?
Edited by sena - 4/30/12 at 1:10pm
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post #2 of 9
Try lowering the CPU speed and volts, and see if the system will boot. Also, check your CPU temps
post #3 of 9
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Temps are fine, at least if sensors are telling me a truth, about 70C-80C, which is ok for this chip.
Also i tried vairus voltages, lower and higher and still crash. Always random in prime95, windows is working fine for now.
Edited by sena - 4/30/12 at 1:41pm
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post #4 of 9
80 C under load is pretty high for your chip. Make sure your Heatsink-fan is mounted properly.
post #5 of 9
Your cpu can run at that temp no problem but if VRMS are getting really hot that will cause problems. Take a look at those vrms temp just to make sure. Also I would make sure its not the memory by running memtest. Good luck!
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post #6 of 9
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Thx guys, i will check it tomorrow, and post results.
+1 rep for both.
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I just passed one pass at mem test. Just to let everyone know.
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post #8 of 9
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Hi guys. it just passed 10 passes of IBT stock clocks, max temp was 59C on one core.
What is problem with OC, why chip lost its abilty to OC so sudden, seven days ago it passed about 2 and half hour of prime, but now, it cant even pass 2 minutes of prime95.
What is problem, degradation was in my mine, but heck, degraded for 7 days?
THX in advance, and sorry for tripple post.
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post #9 of 9
Try doing the test without oc if u can continue the prime then it's oc problem , but if can't then it's software problem
Witch is good and easy fix
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