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Old 04-26-2006, 01:05 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Hi i have overclocked my cpu up to 2.65Ghz and am trying to run a torture test on prime 95 to test if it is stable. I have chosen Blend setting and started it but after just over a minute a message came up saying 'FATAL ERROR: Rounding was 0.5, expected less than 0.4

What does this mean?

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http://www.andrew.cmu.edu/user/fma/overclocking2.htm

here is what it means: If your system is unstable, it will show something like this:
FATAL ERROR: Rounding was 0.5, expected less than 0.4
Hardware failure detected, consult stress.txt file.

so its unstable. time to UC!
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blend isn't the best option to test cpu stability either. i use "in place large FFT's". are you running one instance on each core?
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