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    Apr 2014

    4770K / Maximus VI Formula cannot run Gamer's OC Profile. What gives?

    Recently upgraded from my CHIVF & AMD 1090T to the Maximus VI Formula & 4770K.

    Trying to start doing some OC'ing with my new Haswell, but not having a very good go of it. From the guides I'm reading, it seems like I should at the very least be able to run the "Gamer's OC Profile". Unfortunately, when I load that up, I get a blue screen about 10-15 seconds after Windows loads. I don't even have time to load a benchmark or any software before it crashes.

    Is this normal? Or did I get the absolute worst of the silicone lottery?

    I should note:
    - I'm running an H100 with 4 fans (push-pull configuration) in a Corsair 800D.
    - I did "delid" my processor, and applied Arctic MX-4. My temps seem very consistent, with RealBench v2 showing max temps of 63, 62, 60 & 58C across all cores respectively (at stock timings). Idle temps are around 35-36C, so I think I should be happy with that.

    So if my temps are OK, where am I going wrong? Am I wrong to think everyone should be able to run this Gamer's OC Profile?

    Thanks in advance ROG community

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    ROG Guru: Green Belt Array Tokens210 PC Specs
    Tokens210 PC Specs
    MotherboardMaximus VI Formula
    Memory (part number)F3-2400C10D-16GTX Gskill TridentX (8gbx2)
    Graphics Card #1EVGA GTX 550TI 1gb
    Sound CardSupreme FX on board
    Storage #12x Samsung Evo 120gb
    Storage #2WD 1TB
    CPU CoolerSwiftech H320
    CaseCoolermaster HAF 932 Advanced
    Power SupplyCorsair HX850 80+ Platinum
    OS Windows 7 64-bit

    Join Date
    Feb 2014

    Haswells are touchy and not all can run the prebuilt profiles due to lack of voltage those profiles have

    I for instance have the same board and CPU, and I actually never tried the gamer one but I can't use any of the prebuilt except 4.2

    Its better to just manually over clock the 4770k
    CoolerMaster HAF 932 Advanced/ Maximus VI Formula/ I7-4770K/Swiftech H320/ Corsair HX850/ G.Skill Trident X (2x8) 16gb 2400MHz/ 2x 840 EVO 120gb(Raid 0)/ WD 1TB HDD (Backup/Storage)/ EVGA GTX 1gb 560 TI/ Asus 12x bluray combo

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