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Prime95 failed, what should I do?

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I had two instances of prime95 running and it wouldn't crash but after like 4 hours. Is it the cpu or the ram that causes the crash? What can I do go get it stable.?
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Increase the volt's for the cpu.Or drop a little the memory.I take up the volt's first.
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Try running Prime95 with Small FFTs. This will stress your CPUs more. You might want to check ORTHOS out. It runs Prime95 for multiple cores but with a nice GUI.

Try also running Memest86+ to specifically test memory.
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Ok, should I disable Thermal Throttle? My temp is like 60C.
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What's your current clock speed/voltage? Prime 95 failed on me when I didn't have enough power running to the CPU, so I'll second the "increase voltage" recommendation.
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post #6 of 6
i would try running the ramthru memtest also because a ram error can cause it to, i usually run memtest first because it also stresses the cpu and then ill do prime for the long one
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