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Computer freezing instead of entering sleep mode.

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Alright so my sig rig was doing fine until last night when I tried to put it in to sleep mode the screens shut off just fine but the lights and fans stayed on for a good 10 minutes then when the did shut off it turns out my computer had crashed and I had to fresh boot.
This has happened 3 times now and obviously with the screens off I can't see any BSOD code so I can't really know what's causing it.

Things changed before problem started:
Installed BF3
Updated GPU drivers to newest official

Any ideas ocn?
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I always disable sleep mode on every rig I own. I just don't like it, way too buggy. The only thing I can recommend you do is try disabling C3/C6 states. I know that can sometimes cause issues when idling.
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Already disabled so I could OC tongue.gif, thanks though.
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Have you looked at the event viewer for any reported errors?
     
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Do you have PLL Overvoltage enabled in BIOS? If you do, then the S3 sleep problem is a known problem with many P67 and Z68 boards, and apparently the problem is due to the microcode in the processor.

Asus has released BIOSes that address the issue, and with the latest BIOS on my Maximus IV GENE my computer has no issues recovering from S3 sleep with PLL overvoltage enabled. I used to have a Gigabyte board, and I know that there was no BIOS fix as of a couple months ago (when I sold the board). Maybe the've released a BIOS fix in the last few months? If not, then you'll have to disable PLL Overvoltage if you want to use S3 sleep.
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