Hi, I'll try to keep this short, I've a question that needs an urgent answer;
I bought myself a new PC about a month ago. Of course I wanted to get some more out of the 2600k, so I set the turbo boost from the BIOS to 130%.
After that I ran Prime95 just to see if it'd be stable, after about 5 seconds, I got a BSOD. Tried once more, again BSOD.
After that the problems began.
On startup the system would turn on and shut down multiple times before making it all the way to loading windows. After a while it changed to the system not shutting down properly but rebooting itself automatically unless you cut all the power from the PC (of course I timed it so that the system is actually shut down before cutting the power). Aside from the rebooting issues, the system gets stuck to the American Megatrends window 99% of the time when I turn it on, complaining about a chassis intrude or a fatal error, and sometimes it even forces me to go to setup to recover BIOS settings (which then resets the date on my system). A reboot has always worked with chassis intrude and fatal error, though.
All of the issues mentioned above have occurred even after I set everything to default from the BIOS.
Board: P8P67 PRO REV-3.0
CPU: i7 2600k
GPU: AMD Radeon HD 6850 Direct CU
RAM: 2x4GB Kingston Hyper X Genesis 1600MHz DDR3 (9-9-9-27 1.65V )
PSU: Corsair 650 HX
SSD: OCZ 60GB Agility 3
All the latest drivers were installed by the retailer when they built this rig for me.
Would the solution be, as mentioned in the OP, to just clear the RTC RAM or should I just return the rig to the retailer for warranty?
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