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Hello, so I've been messing around with overclocking for the first time and tried core unlocking unsuccessfully so I've had to remove the battery from the motherboard a lot. I played the game city of villians after being overclocked before but now it will not load up for some reason. Contacted support and all they can say is check your graphics card but that's not the problem. Is it something in the BIOS I did maybe? I uninstalled the game and reinstalled it but nothing. Anybody familiar with why this might happen? Thank you.
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post #2 of 10
Besides removing the battery have you tried to set the bios to load optimized defaults? I would try that also. Do you get an error when the game tries to load?
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post #3 of 10
did you use fsb or the muliplier? did you adjust the nb clocks and the voltages?
This should help you a bit.
But if it's not that then i don't know.
    
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Besides removing the battery have you tried to set the bios to load optimized defaults? I would try that also. Do you get an error when the game tries to load?
This sounded like it would work but nope. And there is no error. I simply click on the button to start it and then the loading bar will pop up in the middle of the screen as it is supposed to, but then it just stays there and does nothing.
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post #5 of 10
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Originally Posted by Watercooled 999 View Post
did you use fsb or the muliplier? did you adjust the nb clocks and the voltages?
This should help you a bit.
But if it's not that then i don't know.
I used the multiplier since when I tried using the the other it wouldn't work. Yes voltage is changed to 1.45 for an OC of 3.5 and is stable.

And thank you for the link. Looks like it will help when I get around to actually reading it all. +rep to both posters
Edited by PCnooob - 1/11/11 at 10:20am
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post #6 of 10
try to go down to one stick of memory or run memtest with both sticks in there.
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try to go down to one stick of memory or run memtest with both sticks in there.
I can't figure out how to run memtest. Tried downloading it but none of them did anything. Should I take out my ram to see if one of them doesnt work? I have 4 sticks in there and they all seem to be working.
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post #8 of 10
Yes, take all but 1 stick out and try to run the game.

You have to put memtest on a CD and boot to that cd for it to work.
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post #9 of 10
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Originally Posted by jasonhardin View Post
Yes, take all but 1 stick out and try to run the game.

You have to put memtest on a CD and boot to that cd for it to work.
Ah, I no longer have image burning software. I found a different site that let me use a program through windows and its checking the ram now and at about 50% complete there are 0 errors
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post #10 of 10
Is that with all the memory sticks in?
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