My computer runs just fine but once I open Prime 95, it BSODs. I guess this means my computer isn't stable, right? Can I get a little bit of help?
I think voltages would be dangerous if I increased it a little more, but it seems like I have safe temps.
AMD Phenom II x4 965 Black Edition @ 4.0ghz
NVIDIA ASUS enGTX 460 1gb
Corsair 850w PSU
Corsair 2gbx4=8gb XMS3 DDR3 1333 @ 1600mhz
Corsair H50 cpu cooler
Antec 600 computer case
Some info for overclocking:
Processor revision: c3
CPU Multiplier x20
Bus Speed 200mhz
HT Link 2600mhz
Core Voltage 1.55v
CPU Voltage 1.55v
DRAM @ 1.7v
RAM Timings 9-9-9-24 2T
FSB RAM 1:4
NB Frequency 2600mhz
Ran memtest86+ for 12 hours. No problems at all in the four sticks. I'll do one stick individually throughout the week.
I haven't ran prime95 yet on stock settings.
Since you say that the problem seems to be memory related, do you think I should lower the cpu and cpu/nb voltages or leave it as it is? I'm not sure how much this voltage will take a toll on my cpu and I'd have to say that I thought the only thing I had to worry about is heat, but I read that even if heat isn't an issue, having too high of voltage can take a toll on the cpu just as bad as heat can.
I tried everything. I tried lowering the RAM speed to 1066 from 1333. I tried increasing all sorts of voltages like the VDDA. No matter what, I always bluescreen on Prime95 with the Stop error of something like
I tried googling what this meant but I got all sorts of answers and I tried them all. I'm really going to give up getting this AMD 965 to 4.0ghz. I have no idea what I'm doing wrong.
When Prime95 fails, reboot at default settings. Then check the directory/path that Prime95 is installed; you should find the "stress.txt" file. Open this file to find out what Prime95 suggests is the reason for the crash.