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I have a MSI P7N-platinum mobo and an intel C2D e8400 which i was using overclocked to 3.9GHz and a 2x2GB Transcend DDR2-800MHz RAM. Recently, my PC refused to restart again once it starts even if for just a few seconds. I mean, once it starts and then u want to restart it again for any reason, it refuses to go past post-BIOS. There is no Beep sound also and the the display just shows NO Signal although the keyboard num-lock keys function. A workaround which i found was that everytime i shut my computer i remove the RAM and rub the connectors and then insert it again. On doing this, it starts again but if i dont do this it refuses to go past post-BIOS. I have cleaned every part of my computer and DOWNCLOCKED it to default settings but to no avail. Also the RAM sticks seem to heat up quite a lot and i have also tried removing both the sticks individually but same thing happens. One last thing, i was running my CPU oc'ed at 3.9GHz 24/7 continuously for like 3-4 days at a stretch sometimes. Can that be the cause here?? Can anyone please help me with this ?? Where is the problem??

Thanks in Advance
Edited by skyline385 - 10/30/11 at 8:06pm
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Your ram may be set to high or to little volts or to much voltage. Look up the model number of the ram and manually set your ram to the voltage that ram is made to run at the bios will not always pick the right voltage for you.
 
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Originally Posted by UNOE View Post
Your ram may be set to high or to little volts or to much voltage. Look up the model number of the ram and manually set your ram to the voltage that ram is made to run at the bios will not always pick the right voltage for you.
Yes they were running at 1.9V a few days which i changed to the specified 1.8V but the problem still exists. Any chance the RAM could have been damaged already?
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720GB SATA @ 7200 rpm LG DVD RW Corsair H60 Liquid Cooler Windows 7 x64 
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