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Ok so i really didnt change much in my bios but basically all i changed was the multipler to 4.5ghz and the voltage from 1.2 to 1.4volts. and then i ram prime95 and woke up to a BSOD so what does that mean exactly? My overclock didnt seem to reset back to 3.3ghz(stock) so what i did was since i saw a memory problem going on i up'ed the voltage on my RAM from 1.5 to 1.64. I wonder if that would help it. Or am i doing something wrong? Someone let me know if i should be changing something else cuz i left my CPU for the 1st 2hrs or so and it was passing all tests so like i thought the overclock would be good.
P.S. I ran Prime95 with a Blend Test.
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What is your CPU?
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1.4v seems a little high for 4.5, I'd consider lowering the voltage before raising it.
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alright ill lower it too like 1.35? or like 1.37?
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I use 1.375 for mine, I'd start there.
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Whatever cpu youre using difference MOBO configurations will do weird things with your vcore. Im using the same cpu and a Gigabyte ud3h z68 b3 and my Vcore is set to 1.32 or some such, it still peaks at 1.37 or 1.38. In a nightmare scenario you might be pushing it with 1.5vcore (I know I did for a while smile.gif ).

Check your vcore min/max by prime95:ing with Hwmonitor on.



Also note the BSOD error code, we can translate and tell you what to adjust!
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Well its too late for that to tell u the BSOD but if it does come up again i will type in the error code for sure. It i think i remember was memory dump or something but i will try turning the voltage down
post #9 of 15
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OK well i got another BSOD and it was like within like 2mins...
I had my Voltage at 1.370 and my RAM voltage at 1.64 but now i changed my RAM back to Auto and now idk what to do :S like my overclocking has not failed yet and restarted to 3.3(default) so like what do i do?
Also BSOD Code -0x00000124
and it was collecting data for crash dump
Dumping physical memory to disk: 100
What should i do now?
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What should i do now?

Stop messing with your bios randomly and read overclocking guides.
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