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Drop your memory down to 1600 while you overclock to take memory out of the picture. Once you get a stable clock then try tweaking memory and re-testing.
but why drop my memory to ddr3 1600 if I am going to have to test it again when I have my ram set to ddr3 2400 ? and does having xmp enabled cause your cpu to need more voltage ?
    
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Use Real Bench instead of P95

http://rog.asus.com/file/?download=ROG_RealBench_2.1.zip

If you can pass an hr of this bench, you're golden.
dose real bench cause hotter temperatures ? I also used evga oc scanner 100% load cpu burn test for like 10 minutes my temperatures were 6c cooler then when running prime95 so I figured to use prime95 instead to push my cpu harder . isn't prime95 the most used stress test for overclocking ?
    
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Real bench is similar to the x264 bench.
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but why drop my memory to ddr3 1600 if I am going to have to test it again when I have my ram set to ddr3 2400 ? and does having xmp enabled cause your cpu to need more voltage ?

So you know whether its your core overclock or your memory that's causing the issue. I'm of the mind that it's always better to just test one variable at a time. Takes much longer, but it allows you to pinpoint what's working and what isn't. Also, in most instances you want to choose a higher core overclock over your memory overclock.

My chip is sort of terrible so I haven't tested whether adding more voltage to the core can help stabilize a higher memory overclock. I wasn't able to stabilize 2133 on my memory, but 2000 is solid and I'm completely happy with that and have no desire to raise voltage more (I need 1.327 for 44X). I've read that adding voltage to the core can help though.
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So you know whether its your core overclock or your memory that's causing the issue. I'm of the mind that it's always better to just test one variable at a time. Takes much longer, but it allows you to pinpoint what's working and what isn't. Also, in most instances you want to choose a higher core overclock over your memory overclock.

My chip is sort of terrible so I haven't tested whether adding more voltage to the core can help stabilize a higher memory overclock. I wasn't able to stabilize 2133 on my memory, but 2000 is solid and I'm completely happy with that and have no desire to raise voltage more (I need 1.327 for 44X). I've read that adding voltage to the core can help though.
my rams default xmp setting is ddr3 2400. what is your rams default speed ? what do you have your cpu overclocked to ?
    
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Real bench is similar to the x264 bench.
I never used x264 bench . I will look in to it though thanks for the advice
    
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I never used x264 bench . I will look in to it though thanks for the advice
No problem!thumb.gif
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my rams default xmp setting is ddr3 2400. what is your rams default speed ? what do you have your cpu overclocked to ?

Same - ddr3 2400. Ram runs at XMP without any errors (overnight Memtest 86+) when the CPU is at stock. But at the 44X overclock I'm at now, anything over 2000 will give me BSOD x124 code.
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Same - ddr3 2400. Ram runs at XMP without any errors (overnight Memtest 86+) when the CPU is at stock. But at the 44X overclock I'm at now, anything over 2000 will give me BSOD x124 code.
did you try to see what happens at 4.3 ghz ? how much voltage did you need to get your cpu stable at 4.4 ghz ?
    
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