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overclocking sandy and BSOD = reformat?

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i have never taken this approach but would like to ask the question.
after almost 3 weeks i'm set 100% stable with my overclocking. While overclocking i most have had like 100 BSOD (not lying). Would this affect somehow the OS (slowness, corrupted, etc). i'll not be tweaking my rig anymore but would like to know if you guys reformat and reinstall windows after all those BSOD.
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nope. Iv'e BSOD'd more then you. and i NEVER had issue's.

You are fine

No need to format over it. just enjoy
Edited by Yoko Littner - 1/28/11 at 5:54am
    
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You mean that you had all of the BSODs before you became stable, yes?

If so, I wouldn't worry. Blue screens and overclocking kind of go hand-in-hand .
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[QUOTE=If so, I wouldn't worry. Blue screens and overclocking kind of go hand-in-hand .[/QUOTE]

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You mean that you had all of the BSODs before you became stable, yes?

If so, I wouldn't worry. Blue screens and overclocking kind of go hand-in-hand .
yeah while setting voltage and different bios setting to see what works best, i had all those BSOD. Now i'm 100% stable, no more BSOD but was asking if somehow it would cause any corruption in the OS.
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yeah while setting voltage and different bios setting to see what works best, i had all those BSOD. Now i'm 100% stable, no more BSOD but was asking if somehow it would cause any corruption in the OS.
That is really rare. Get a program like CCleaner or Glary Utilities, and regularly chkdsk and defrag and you should be fine.

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Don't defrag the SSD, please, lol.
Edited by Plex - 1/28/11 at 6:36am
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Don't defrag the SSD, please, lol.
ugh.. I guess I should look at people's rig's before posting from the hip like that..

nitpicker.

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CCleaner is a good idea to clean out all of the memory dumps. Although last time I ran it, windows had to chkdsk my SSD for some reason. You might also end up with bloated windows performance & system logs as a result of 100s of BSODs too. I googled it once but lost the link, but there is a series of commands that will clear out all of those logs.
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