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Fatal error in prime95 test

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11 minutes into prime95 large FFT's test I got a fatal error.




Should I up the vcore to make this go away?
Edited by Moheevi_chess - 6/9/08 at 9:01am
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I would give it a try. It could be a lot of things though. Could be your RAM voltage, and in some extreme overclocks, your NB voltage. I would kick the Vcore up a notch and try again

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I upp'd the voltages of the ram...I think it needed more volts because I'm running it at 1066mhz.
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It could be a number of things....CPU Volts, NB Volts or memory timings/voltage or all of the above. Do each at a time, start by upping the CPU voltage a notch or two and re-run Prime95. If it fails, back down to where you were and add a notch or two to the NB. If that fails, then go a bit higher on the CPU. It's a vicious circle trying to isolate the instability cause, but worth it in the end.
 
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I'm only 35 minutes into the prime95 test with the upp'd ram volts. I have it at +0.2v is that to much?
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I have a question..

how long should you run Prime95 and which one of the three test mode before you can claim your clock is stable ?
    
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