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August 30, 2011 7:30:00 AM

Is Sleep (in windows 7 - 64bit) not working in overclocked systems?
Which part should I focus on, cpu, ram, nb, sb ?

I, currently, have an Q6600 with asus maximus formula 1 and looking for mild overclocking 3.2GHz with sleep working. My overclocking is stable, prime95.

Waking from sleep system freezes and results to black screen with just the mouse pointer is being displayed.

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a b K Overclocking
August 30, 2011 11:07:37 AM

Is your overclock stable? Test the OC with something like MSI Kombustor and Prime95 for extended times, and see if the issue isn't possibly software related.
a b $ Windows 7
August 30, 2011 1:55:16 PM

dont use sleep modes with desktops IT DOES NOT WORK PROPERLY

sleep is designed for laptops, for desktops 80% of them dont like it - disable it

on or off - the only two modes you need
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August 30, 2011 2:33:09 PM

Thank you for the suggestion but if one tries sleep then ssd speed looks pale.
By the way, sleep works flawlessly on stock.
August 30, 2011 2:34:48 PM

@toxxyc, Yes, the overclock is stable, thanks
a b K Overclocking
August 31, 2011 5:27:31 AM

Then follow apache_lives' advice. Stop using sleep, and rather shut down or hibernate. I've never used sleep either, and I'm not worse off.
a c 197 K Overclocking
August 31, 2011 5:52:25 AM

And leave SpeedStep on. If your system will not run with SpeedStep enabled, your overclock is not stable.
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