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Hey, I hope this is the right section to post this, I couldn't find a better alternative

So I recently changed my ram, raised my OC to 3.85 and noticed some micro stutters in the OS. Sometimes I can't notice it, but its there in any non-fullscreen app, I used this site:
http://www.neave.com/strobe/
to check for stutters and halts and every 30-60 seconds the motion stops and hangs for a second, I think its supposed to be flowing non-stop

Can you guys check the link and see if yours is smooth for 2-3 minutes?
I hope nobody is seizure prone, and you don't have to stare at the center if you dont like, but you can, its fun ^_^

I even put my old ram back in the system and lowered the OC to 3.75, and I am still getting the halts/freezes every 30-60 seconds

Any Help is Appreciated
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Run Prime 95 for 12 hours.
If it crashes, you are unstable.
 
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Idiot View Post
Run Prime 95 for 12 hours.
If it crashes, you are unstable.
Thanks, but is there a common culprit for these kinds of slowdowns?
Is it usually the CPU? or the RAM? Could it be GPU?
    
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I ran prime for 2 hours, then got bored, went in bios, and slightly tweaked settings, back to flawless, weird
    
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Quote:
Originally Posted by PsychoKilla666 View Post
I ran prime for 2 hours, then got bored, went in bios, and slightly tweaked settings, back to flawless, weird
Weird things like that, and sound glitches seem to happen occasionally with unstable overclocks.
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Yup when trying to push 4.4 I would run into microstutter and sound stuttering. Just an unstable overclock.
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