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post #11 of 19
Below is written before you stated you got To and Through bios. Will stay for reference.
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I actually had that issue resolve itself by unplugging the power supply from the wall, and waiting a few minutes before plugging the computer back in. 
I don't think it is your problem. Your problem sounds like either bad CPU contact, thermal paste on a CPU pin, or a bad motherboard OR bad ram. 

Try the easiest first:
1)Unplug computer for a few minutes and try again
2)Check all power connections [CPU EPS 12v to motherboard (4 pin, 4+4 pin, or 8 pin), (20+4 pin Motherboard power)] and try again. 
3)Remove all but 1 stick of ram in the first ram slot, try again. 
4)switch with another stick of ram and try again. 

List will continue to infinity... looking for one of my favorite bookmarks but I just reinstalled windows and have to find it again
    
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post #12 of 19
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right now it is reformatting, it might be the ram because i mixed 2x4gb and 2x2gb but idk why it would work now and not before
   
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post #13 of 19
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it managed to auto restart on its on while reinstalling windows
   
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post #14 of 19
Ram can be an issue with Sandy Bridge. If you have a 1.5v stick of ram, try and use that over 1.65v.
1.65v should work, and G.Skill Snipers are typically lower voltage. Either way, it's something to look into.
For the purposes of diagnostics, if you run into any more issues, try to run the system pretty minimally (2 sticks of ram instead of 4 mixed) just as a process of elimination.

By auto-restart, do you mean the normal auto-restarts during windows installation? or like in the middle of extracting data (xx%)
    
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post #15 of 19
Sounds like your making good progress, if you start to experience any problem's try using one stick of RAM at a time. Glad to hear mobo is fine lol
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post #16 of 19
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i am stuck in the activating process =/
   
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post #17 of 19
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should i update my bios?
   
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should i update my bios?
I would.
post #19 of 19
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how do i update it? its just a rom file
   
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