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I was just wondering if a 51C full load on a cpu is safe? Another question if a game freezes during playing, is that a ram, heat or power problem?
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I had my AMD Athlon XP 2000+ run safely at 53*, but when it got to 54* it would be at 100% usage and freeze after a while of use. (Stress testing etc.) I would keep it under 51* if you could, but it PROBABLY wont hurt anything.
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51 load is safe... and the freezing could be an unstable cpu, or your memory, or a combo of both... and if the cpu gets too hot that can cause instability, but u dont seem to have that problem..
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Originally Posted by pbasil1
51 load is safe... and the freezing could be an unstable cpu, or your memory, or a combo of both... and if the cpu gets too hot that can cause instability, but u dont seem to have that problem..
[offtopic]pbasil I've been looking for something that can show my cpu temp. what do you use? I can't find anything that supports this darn mobo.[/offtopic]
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i use speedfan, have u tried that? errr im trying to remeber the other one everyone suggests but i cant remember it!!!! arggg when i think of it i will post it also
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post #6 of 22
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51 load is safe... and the freezing could be an unstable cpu, or your memory, or a combo of both... and if the cpu gets too hot that can cause instability, but u dont seem to have that problem..

when I put the fsb over 230 and play quake4; the game freezes in 3 mins.. could this be also a power supply problem?
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post #7 of 22
You can also use Everest to monitor the temps.
Usually if you have a power supply problem (not supplying enough current) then your machine simply restarts.
When the game freezes it can also be due to a bad vga driver or your video card getting too hot/being overclocked too high.
Can you lock your pci-express bus speed to 100MHz when overclocking ?
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post #8 of 22
Quote:
Originally Posted by Mikesamuel112
when I put the fsb over 230 and play quake4; the game freezes in 3 mins.. could this be also a power supply problem?
It could, but a 520 would seem sufficient. Maybe it's faulty? Or is the cause of overclocking too far?

pbasil: Speedfan regulates the fan speed as well. I don't want it to, I use a fan controller on the front of my pc.
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post #9 of 22
im not to sure... but i wouldnt think so... is it a cheap PSU? you didnt list a brand name so thats why im asking if it is a cheapy.. have u run some strees tests to test for system stability after you overclock? try to run Prime95, and Super PI to test for stability
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post #10 of 22
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Originally Posted by m|dg3t
It could, but a 520 would seem sufficient. Maybe it's faulty? Or is the cause of overclocking too far?

pbasil: Speedfan regulates the fan speed as well. I don't want it to, I use a fan controller on the front of my pc.
I just had this ram for 2 days, I don't think is faulty... I guess I just need a better ram...
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