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R5E critique my OC please

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Been running 4.5 lately @ 1.3 volts stable (real bench / aida64 / heaven / prime / 3d mark) a couple hours tested and today decided to bump up to 4.6 and i havent had a BSOD yet but when i run AIDA64 stress test, it seems to hang for a couple secs and pick back up ( i can move my mouse around, but data on AIDA is hung ). I ran heaven and realbench a couple passes with no issue shown also.

So i decided to bump up the voltage to 1.5 and see what happens and no change, still hangs during stress with AIDA.

Im also getting driver crashes with my GPU when playing BF4. This didnt happen at 4.5 so im just scratching my head now thinking i reached the max maybe? Im not totally educated with all the voltages listed in the bios but wondering if someone could give me some suggestions on what to bump up or modify please?











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What CPU is this? Sorry I'm on mobile and can't view desktop mode if you have your computer specifications in signature.
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What CPU is this? Sorry I'm on mobile and can't view desktop mode if you have your computer specifications in signature.

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There are probably more voltage settings that come into play when it comes to stability. You'll have to look for an overclocking guide which maybhelp you get past 4.5 GHz. It does looks like though you've reached the limits of your chip but I'm probably wrong.
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Western Digital 1 TB Pioneer Noctua NH-U9B Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit 
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