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BSOD message:

A problem has been detected and windows has been shutdown to prevent damage to your computer.

A clock interrupt was not received on a secondary processor within the allocated time inverval.

STOP: 0x00000101
Running on vista 32bit SP1. What's going on here?
 
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Are you OCing anything?
Just the CPU.. E7200 from 2.5Ghz to 3.8Ghz. Memory not OCed :)

The BSOD comes randomly, most of the time when I'm playing a game. I could be playing for hours without a problem, then it comes..
 
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try increasing the CPU's voltage
 
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Also, how are your temps?
 

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happens when you not OC ?
 

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could be this-

The CLOCK_WATCHDOG_TIMEOUT bug check has a value of 0x00000101. This indicates that an expected clock interrupt on a secondary processor, in a multi-processor system, was not received within the allocated interval

http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/aa469194.aspx

I agree on the more vcore,whats it at now?
 
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When you play, are you assigning the games to only one core in taskmanager?
 
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When you play, are you assigning the games to only one core in taskmanager?
Nope.. I don't mess with such settings (are there even?) hehe.

Vcore @ 1.36ishv from default 1.1ish

The games don't even stress the CPU as much as orthos.. really strange.

Room temperature about 30c
Temps are 40-70c on load, but normal gaming usage max is around 60c. (measured with realtemp)

I'll up the voltage 1 notch, but it will take me a few days to a week to find out if it solves the problem..
 
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Nope.. I don't mess with such settings (are there even?) hehe.

Vcore @ 1.36ishv from default 1.1ish

The games don't even stress the CPU as much as orthos.. really strange.

Room temperature about 30c
Temps are 40-70c on load, but normal gaming usage max is around 60c. (measured with realtemp)

I'll up the voltage 1 notch, but it will take me a few days to a week to find out if it solves the problem..
Are they the Core temps or the CPU temp?

i get the feeling your CPU is overheating so causing the BSOD
 

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From what uncleweb has shown, I doubt the CPU is overheating, they can withstand temps over 100*C! Altho I will admit in the 60's is most stable!
 
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its possibly the actual os fault or maybe a faulty motherboard liek the cpu socket could be broke
 
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Are they the Core temps or the CPU temp?

i get the feeling your CPU is overheating so causing the BSOD
"Core temperature" according to realtemp.

I don't think it's overheating, cus I run orthos/occt on a hot afternoon (30c) for a few hours and not get BSOD, and yesterday I was playing GRID with the airconditioning on (about 25c) when the BSOD happened.

I'll update you guys in a week if it happens again with the new voltage of 1.37v :)

Edit: My computer froze after playing devil may cry 4 with 1.37v.. I'm sticking to 1.36v for CPU and increased the NB voltage by a notch.. to 1.47v
 
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Bump, I think the problem is solved.

I disabled EIST (and had to use 9x instead of 9.5 multiplier, resulting in 3.6Ghz), lowered the cpu volts to 1.3v because the lower clocked allowed me to, and I have not gotten random BSODs since. Even tested with my games, and when I slept, OCCT for 9 hours.

Temps dropped to 40c to 64c too. =D

Thanks guys!!