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Overclocking 945: BSOD before prime failure

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Does that mean the instability is somewhere other than the CPU? Or can it still be anything.
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It just means the overclock is unstable. What was the error message? That will determine what caused it.
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Could be a laundry list of things. But if your stable when everything is at stock, then chances are either ur vcore is too low or ur nb is overclocked like crazy and u dont have enough juice to it. But from experience, I would say the former is the cause. Can you post a screenie of cpuz and temps?
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bsod while stress testing is usually correlated with ram instability. as you raise your fsb, your ram is also oc'ed. try dropping ram speed a notch or loosening timing.

if your v-core is too low, pc will simply reboot while priming. bsod=ram instability

what are your settings?
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I'll post settings when I get home. I read in the past about setting nb/men frequency. I think I remember something about the nb freq needing to be equal to or higher than the ram freq... any truth to that?



*edit

I meant that the nb freq needs to be higher than the Ht link.
Edited by stRodda - 1/9/11 at 10:21pm
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Here is the error I'm getting.

STOP Error 0x00000124: WHEA_UNCORRECTABLE_ERROR

STOP error 0x124 means that a fatal hardware error has occurred. uses the error data that is provided by the Windows Hardware Error Architecture (WHEA). STOP code 0x00000124 may also display "WHEA_UNCORRECTABLE_ERROR" on the same STOP message.
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