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I got this i7 3770k about 3 days, i tried to overclock it from 4.0-4.2 with 1.15v-1.25v but no luck. I only used prime95 for 10 mintues on 4.5 1.18v. however I never get any quick shutdown or blue screen, all i got was freeze.

is there any problem with the cpu ?


cooler : corsair h60
board: asrock extreme3 z77
psu : corsair tx950
video : 2x 780ti
ram : 16gb crucial 1600mhz
hd : 1 ssd and 1 hdd
Edited by coconutwater - 3/7/14 at 5:01pm
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I got this i7 3770k about 3 days, i tried to overclock it from 4.0-4.2 with 1.15v-1.25v but no luck. I only used prime95 for 10 mintues on 4.5 1.18v. however I never get any quick shutdown or blue screen, all i got was freeze.
board: asrock extreme3 z77
psu : corsair tx950

is there any problem with the cpu ?

 

No, you just need to keep tweaking. You haven't really done anything to test your system's stability yet. 10 minutes of Prime95 is nothing.

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You may want to look at the overclocking guide for Ivy Bridge CPU's if you havent already.

Here's a link: Ivy Bridge Overclocking Guide
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computer just froze with everything default in bios while running bf3 2mintues ago..
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i tried to overclock my 3770k a bit but everything was really unstable even runnning 4.2ghz @ 1.3v
i thought it was a cpu problem so i replaced it with my own 3770 non k
i got couple computer freeze on bios default settings and now I have to manually set it to 3.4ghz
both CPU were stable @ factory advertised default ghz without any overclocking or turbo boost
anybody here can help :/ ? Should I RMA this board ?
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Did you double check the memory voltage was set correctly when you reset the bios?
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uhh i only checked cpu voltage and ghz ...
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I would check the memory settings. Say you have a 1.65v rated memory but the bios defaulted to 1.5v, it could cause a BSOD because of that when gaming or at random. It may or may not be your issue but its worth checking.
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post #9 of 26
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i never got a blue screen though.. every single crash i got was freezing. however i ll go check it out i have 2x8 crucial sports 1600mhz
post #10 of 26
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just oced my 3770 non k to 3.5ghz after 12 hours it froze again.
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