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Hey peeps, sorry if this is in the wrong section, i did'nt know where exactly to post this on the basis i don't know whats causing the issue.

Okay basically my rig has started freezing up on me, no BSOD, no crashes nothing...it just freezes. I have to turn it off and back on again to get it back.
It happens at totally random times too, i can play Dirt 3 for hours and no freezing, i can watch an avi and POW stuck solid.
90% of the time, its running perfectly, but its starting to get on my nerves!

Things I've tried:
I've run a full memtest which showed no problems.
Re-installed windows....twice, problem is still there.
Bumped the volts to me RAM i tiny amount with no improvement.
All temps are fine, nothing is even close to getting warm but i restored my setup to stock anyway in case it was an o/c issue....it still freezes.
Ran hard disk check, everything ok.

Tried pulling 1 graphics card out to see if my psu was struggling...it still freezes.
I have a 1000W psu so i don't think its a power drop off.
I can only assume that my rig has had a sex change and is now female because she now acts like most women who meet me.....freeze up and switch off.

Im open to any test/ideas

Cheers people
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post #2 of 32
SSD problem - Update the firmware on the SSD!!
If that doesn't work Install windows on a different drive and see if problems are still there.

Overclock problem - revert everything back to stock.

Power problem - your psu is a very shady psu, take out one of your 5770s.
Edited by Omega329 - 6/10/11 at 3:51pm
    
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post #3 of 32
Would honesty say you psu looks funky! They have the tendansy to cause problems when rigs pull power, and they do pull power during avi videos
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Hmmm, well i'd be very surprised if its my PSU considering it set me back a hefty amount of cheese and i read some very good reviews of it.
I've tried pulling a card out and it still freezes, i've returned everything to stock and it still freezes.

I can't afford to buy a new psu at the moment, so if it is that im seriously stuffed
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post #5 of 32
If you got a multi meter you could test your psu and make sure its giving out the right amount of power,

How much load does the cpu/gpu come under when you do the avi videos?
post #6 of 32
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Watching avis use next no no cpu/gpu power, high def stuff like mp4's, mkv's and blurays use tiny amounts of cpu and gpu power.

It doesn't always freeze during avi's its whenever it feels like it.
Its been on all day today with no problems but half an hour ago, while watching south park, it froze up.
Last night i watched both Iron Man movies with no freezes at all so go figure?!
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post #7 of 32
You have one epic rig fair play.

I cant help but think i've herd this scenario before and it was a cleaner at my college he had simular problems and he changed every part in his computer bar the case and he changed the cmos battery and it works :S

Im fairly sure that it turned out to be the ram, it wasnt refreshing the ram and it took it all untill there was no free memory left and then it crashed sometimes bsod but that was rare have a look in task manager and see if its freeing up the ram
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Take off all the Overclocks?
    
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He's done that
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Sounds like an unstable OC. I would also test your ram with Memtest 86+ as well
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