Topic Title: BSOD when Overclocking A6-3500 to a stock A8-3800
Topic Summary: A6-3500 CPU and GPU overclocked to A8-3800 specs caused BSOD
Created On: 07/14/2014 04:14 PM
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The A6-3500's default CPU clock is 2.1GHz/2.4GHz and default GPU clock is 443MHz.  Since it's in the same llano family, I picked a default spec of the higher model, which is the A8-3800, since it also matches the TDP of 65W. I tried to overclock it to the A8-3800's default stock specs of 2.4GHz-2.7GHz CPU and 600MHz GPU.

The stock and OC temperatures were relatively same to eachother at idle and load, except the GPU core was about 1-2 Degrees Celsius higher.  Things were going good until out of nowhere 20 mins later during a game, the BSOD interrupted everything.  Win 7 utility showed the causes of the BSOD were dxgmms1.sys and ntoskrnl.exe. 

I'm not too technical in terms of determining what those are, so I'm hoping someone can disect and populate the above and help me determine whether the OC caused those two to BSOD, or was it simply a driver issue from the new Catalyst 14.4?

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