Originally Posted by alancsalt
Originally Posted by shad0wfax
BSOD 116 errors are almost universally a GPU issue, and often are caused by heat. They can also be a low North Bridge voltage...
We haven't had a mobo northbridge since 775 have we? IMC? So maybe vccio?
Yeah, we're not dealing with NB in this case, I simply included that for the sake of being technically correct in a general statement. In the case of his Sandy Bridge, you're probably right about VCCIO. He might try a slight bump to his VCCIO.
It could also be VCCSA, although adjusting VCCSA is normally not advised or necessary.
EDIT: default VCCSA is 0.925V and it has more of an impact on the display engine (2d graphics) and the integrated PCI controller, so I doubt that's it.
I'd say VCCIO bumped to 1.1000V or so might do the trick, but lowering the GPU clocks slightly may also do the trick.
Edited by shad0wfax - 2/15/12 at 4:11pm