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Hello again,

OK, I got my system stable last week and it ran fine until I left for a few days. Now I am back and I am experiencing mysterious freezes.about 10 minutes into any game or 10 seconds I run some Prime95 test.

The system just freezes. I have to push the power button afterwards and sometimes I need to try two or three times to get the system to boot again. (directly afterwards it sometimes shows no image on screen on startup). Also, my BIOS gives me the "overclocking failed" message. Other than this, I dont have any clues.

What are such freezes usually related to?


Whats very strange is that on some occassions the system runs fine forever......after its through the first 10 minutes of gaming it wont freeze ever on that session.

My settings are:


Multiplier x20 = 4,0 Ghz

CPU Voltage: 1,43125
VDDNB Voltage: 1.16250
LLC: 51,6 %



Memory Clock: 400 Mhz, 5-5-5-15, 1,845v



Any ideas what could be helpful?
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Solved: After hour of testing I found out one RAM stick was broken. I am now running at only 6 Gig of RAM but at least its stable again.
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And well of course I had been wrong. after having my PC running a test for the whole night, I thought the problem is gone, but now the freezes are back after 10 minutes of gaming or testing.

I can also rule out my OC config, as I had experienced freezes while running prime95 at stock speeds.

I really need help with this. frown.gif
Edited by SoulFlight - 12/19/13 at 1:43am
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Originally Posted by SoulFlight View Post

And well of course I had been wrong. after having my PC running a test for the whole night, I thought the problem is gone, but now the freezes are back after 10 minutes of gaming or testing.

I can also rule out my OC config, as I had experienced freezes while running prime95 at stock speeds.

I really need help with this. frown.gif

I had a strange issue like that one time,,,after countless hours and days of horsing around with it,,, turned out to be a faulty sata cable,,,try disconnect your DVD drive,,,a bad DVD drive will cause some weird issue also,,,,

does it freeze only at full cpu load,,,,or just any time,,,also you could reseat all the memory,,try it with only 2 sticks,,or 1 stick,,,,reseat the cpu,,,doesn't sound like a virus problem
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post #5 of 24
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Its extremely hard to tell wether something has helped or not. After I change something, my system runs normally for one or two sessions and therefore "fools" me into believing I solved it, just to freeze again one day later..... mad.gif

It feels however that, for a certain time after a freeze, its very likely to happen again. I jut reviewed my bios settings and the system froze while in BIOS setup.....

It freezes as soon as the PC has work to do, I can leave it staring at the desktop for hours, but as soon as I load someting up it hangs. For instance: one OCCT linpak test froze the system at 25% CPU load.
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If I saw the correct board in my search, that is a 4+1 phase board with no heat sinks. Try putting a fan on the VRMs.
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You havent changed any hadrware setup lately? Might need a clean nstall of windows :/ I am having same problema
s with my phenom 965 be, but i think my problems are cause of updated hardware,im to lasy to backup and do a clean install just!
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Quote:
Originally Posted by miklkit View Post

If I saw the correct board in my search, that is a 4+1 phase board with no heat sinks. Try putting a fan on the VRMs.

Indeed that has been a concern for me many times and if I do not do this in any way I will experience throttling with my CPU. I postet some other threads about this. Here is a picture of my VRM setup:



As you can see I have two fans working in the corner with the VRM's. One in the back is blowing outward of the case. (but very slow only, thats because its attached to the direct fan cable of the power supply.
The second one is on the top of the case blowing inward, its faster and connected to the CPU fan connector, therefore it adaptive in its speed.
The black heatsinks are minisinks I purchased for this issue. Without them I experience throttling.

In my old case I took an old CPU fan and mounted it blowing inward directly from the side which was open. It worked and was stable but was also a bit loud.

Is this really an issue even at stock speeds?
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Originally Posted by hyp3rtraxx View Post

You havent changed any hadrware setup lately? Might need a clean nstall of windows :/ I am having same problema
s with my phenom 965 be, but i think my problems are cause of updated hardware,im to lasy to backup and do a clean install just!

I dont know if its really windows when the freezes even occur in BIOS settings.



Info: I could browse the web and my files forever without an issue, but in the first attempt to upload the picture above my machine froze....again......
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have you tried disk check yet
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Quote:
Originally Posted by trailer park boy View Post

have you tried disk check yet
We can rule out Software by the fact it happens in Bios.
My money is on faulty Hard Drive or Graphics card tongue.gif
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