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Need help with frequent bsod regarding some sort of hardware failure/malfunction.... will bsod during heavy workload; playing games for a while; benching... sometimes it will bsod after a few hours and sometimes a few minutes.
Edited by badatgames18 - 2/24/11 at 2:03pm
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It will just keep going, yes.

Many people will call 2-4 passes 'good.'

Just remember that it's not a good test for overclocking memory stability. Use Prime95 Blend and Intel Burn Test for that. Memtest is only useful for finding bad RAM.
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It will just keep going, yes.

Many people will call 2-4 passes 'good.'

Just remember that it's not a good test for overclocking memory stability. Use Prime95 Blend and Intel Burn Test for that. Memtest is only useful for finding bad RAM.
OH, I didn't know that.... Well can someone help me, i am bsoding with some sort of hardware malfunction/failure on occasion when playing for a while;doing any kind of heavy work; benching.

ram is hyperX grey series 8gb(2x4gb) 1.65v at 1600hz// 9-9-9-24
AMD Phenom II 1100T at 3.7ghz cpu ratio at 18.5 and 200 speed. vcore is 1.41v ht at ~1.2
It's finicky, i can never tell when it will bsod.... sometimes it take hours, sometimes a few minutes.

I am running raid 0 on 3xf3 samsung finepoint 1tb....if that makes any difference

When monitoring in coretemp cpu never reaches above 35C... but hardware monitor temps are different then core temps... which one should i trust?
GTX 580 on heavy to full load goes around 80ishC. I overclocked via msi afterburner to 814 speed, and 2025 memory speed.

I don't know what's wrong... mobo is m4a87td evo
Edited by badatgames18 - 2/24/11 at 1:59pm
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