CPU Overclocking failure symptoms Tags: CPUs Overclocking Last response: November 19, 2010 6:42 PM in Overclocking Share mihnjong November 17, 2010 10:20:42 PM As far as i know, when CPU overclocking fails, the manifestation is 1) can not boot up 2) can not enter OS by rebooting or stuck 3) bluescreen 4) just turned off while running an application. what are the other symptoms not described above? i want to know the possible symptoms so that i can see if CPU overclocking is safe enough or not. also, just my curiosity Thanks! More about : cpu overclocking failure symptoms ShadowDog November 18, 2010 12:10:25 AM As far as i know. those are the only obvious symptoms. Overclocking is fairly safe as long as you make sure your cpu temperature's are fine and voltages aren't too high. And you also need to make sure your overclock is stable of course. What CPU do you have? m 0 l jsc a c 172 à CPUs a c 197 K Overclocking November 18, 2010 12:38:04 AM Those are really gross symptoms. Less obvious symptoms include resetting the BIOS and failing stress testing software. m 0 l Related resources CPU Overclocking Fail - Results in boot failure - Forum cpu overclocking failure - Forum Your experience with overclocking and CPU failure - Forum Overclocking failure: CPU or memory? - Forum Boot failure because of overclocking - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer henydiah a c 139 à CPUs a c 242 K Overclocking November 18, 2010 2:02:34 AM what are the other symptoms not described above? - wrong setting Bios - TOO HOT temperature m 0 l mihnjong November 19, 2010 6:24:29 PM jsc: what is 'resetting the BIOS' ? it means automatic resetting of BIOS ? henydiah: what is "wrong setting bios"? overclocking failure leads to erraneous bios setting? youngster: i just want to know the failure symptom thanks m 0 l Motopsychojdn a c 103 à CPUs a c 190 K Overclocking November 19, 2010 6:42:10 PM Flames, running in panic and screaming can also be symptoms of an awry overclocking session Overclocking is safe as long as you learn enough about it, study your particular chip and see what others have managed to do with them. Moto m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources ASUS CPU Overclock Failure Forum Solvedi7-4007k overclocking failure Forum Hardrive failure due to cpu overclock? Forum SolvedMother Board or CPU failure for rebuild NAS4free server Forum SolvedCPU fan Failure, Fan is on and CPU is 28c Forum HELP - Overclocking Failure Forum SolvedAnother post asking about (possible)CPU failure Forum SolvedSuspected CPU or mobo failure, need 2nd opinion Forum SolvedPower failure with 4 pin cpu power plugged in. Forum SolvedNew MOBO or CPU failure? Forum SolvedQuestionable CPU failure Forum SolvedCPU Optimization Failure? Forum SolvedRam boot failure when overclocking Forum SolvedMy dell xps a2010 has cpu and system fan failure then its followed by an ENTER CURRENT PASSWORD: Forum SolvedAthlon ii x3 455 overclocking failure. Forum More resources Read discussions in other Overclocking categories CPUs Motherboards Memory Chipsets Heatsinks Water Cooling Intel AMD !