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Hey there

I recently overclocked my AMD Phenom II X4 955 Black Edition to 4.0GHz because I recently upgraded my fans for my H50. After seeing the temps were perfectly fine (54 degrees) on short tests I thought tonight I will do a long test whilst I'm at work.

I've just got back and the temps are still fine, however the test was cancelled after 17 minutes because there's an "Error with Core 2". I'm using OCCT as my program to stress the CPU. Is there anyway I can find out the error with core 2? There's no information that I can find on OCCT to find out about the error?

Thanks in advance
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well usually any errors with any cores means cpu unstability
recommendation: try running occt agian for 10+ hours, or mabey prime 95 for 10+ hours, and various other stability testers for 10+ hours
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well usually any errors with any cores means cpu unstability
recommendation: try running occt agian for 10+ hours, or mabey prime 95 for 10+ hours, and various other stability testers for 10+ hours
Oh right I see. I'll try this fairly soon.
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Usually when there's a CPU error, it's just the voltage being too low. Raise the Vcore, and if that doesn't work, raise your NB Voltage. I find that my northbridge fails more often than my actual CPU does.
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Looks like it's a slightly weak core.
You may need to up the voltage on all cores.
Or you can play with the ACC percentages and set them per core, modifying the value for core #2; this might help with the voltage regulation to core 2 while keeping it down everywhere else.
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Oh right I see, well I tested it again for 4 hours today and it seems fine. I'll do another test tomorrow just to make sure.
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