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"Worker Thread #4" always fails...What does it mean ?

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today I pushed my Q6600 to 3.2ghz...I was running prime95 and the "worker thread #4" always fails in less than 1 minute while the other 3 worker threads are running perfectly fine..what does that mean ? (does it mean the 4th core is somehow problematic?)


update: I increased voltage from 1.38v to 1.393v and this time the worker thread #4 is giving me this " ILLEGLE SUMOUT" warning instead of saying there is error..
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It means that your core (or overclock if you overclocked) is unstable. You should give it a little bit more voltage, or declock a little bit (3.1GHz) and see if you still get that error.
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Try lowering your FSB a bit and see if it becomes more stable.
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