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Hey all,

For some reason this morning I attempted to change my timings on my ram.

After re-booting I got a message saying OC failed, so I put all settings to where they before the change. (was running 3.6 GHz & 4-4-4-8 timimngs.

Now It will not let me do anything above 2.66 GHz. and factory bios settings.

Any ideas as to what is going on?

I have tried 3.2 and still no luck!
    
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Hey all,

For some reason this morning I attempted to change my timings on my ram.

After re-booting I got a message saying OC failed, so I put all settings to where they before the change. (was running 3.6 GHz & 4-4-4-8 timimngs.

Now It will not let me do anything above 2.66 GHz. and factory bios settings.

Any ideas as to what is going on?

I have tried 3.2 and still no luck!
Have you tried resetting the CMOS?
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Hey all,

For some reason this morning I attempted to change my timings on my ram.

After re-booting I got a message saying OC failed, so I put all settings to where they before the change. (was running 3.6 GHz & 4-4-4-8 timimngs.

Now It will not let me do anything above 2.66 GHz. and factory bios settings.

Any ideas as to what is going on?

I have tried 3.2 and still no luck!
Sometimes the bios can get locked into a particular setting. There's only 2 ways to fix that. One is to locate the bios reset. Often it's as easy as touching a screwdriver at the proper place on the board. If that doesn't work, you should upgrade or reflash the bios. That will change the bios and you can move forward.
    
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try to load fail safe defaults after oc failure
setup every thing again to be oc ready such as disable spread spectrum
and disable legacy usb support
and disabling any onboard unused devices or communication ports like com port , serial port , built in audio , usb built in gfx card ,,,
then try oc again it should past
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Thanks guy's!
    
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