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Hi guys, i have a question about prime95. I am overclocking an AMD 3000+ venice core (1800ghz) to 2500ghz. Anyways I am running prime95, I'm not sure if i am using it correctly, but its giving me round off error. I have attached a screenshot please explain if i am doing something wrong. Thanks!



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it usually means that your OC isn't stable.

couple options
if you're OC'ing your ram, put it at close or less than stock clock and timings (looser even) and see if it still does it
if you've yet to add some voltage to the CPU do so and see if it does it

just some general tips
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ok.. well im running orthos now. I didn't know orthos is basically prime95 with a better interface. as for the memory, i am running it at the lowest possible clock speed. I am testing how far my cpu go b4 i bump up the mem speed.
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