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Is it normal for 2500k OCs to have trouble posting/loading OS cold?

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so i made 4.8 lasnite on my 2500k p67

nice n stable, 1.42, prime blend, 3dmark11 and heaven, temps around 60 with gcard on benchy aswell.

like 30 reboots.

i turn rig off for the night. come back today, all kinds of problems booting into windows, i got noposts, and hangs at windows logo (failed multi test happens there i guess). i ended up tweaking bios givin it a tiny bit more voltage and setting llc to extreme, dropping cpu pll to 1.725.

it then posts and is happy again, voltage is basically the same.

so my question is does the temp of the chip affect its ability to post/load OS in anyones experience? cause i dont think any of the changes i made should have helped it boot, and i dont think it was luck either, i think i just warmed the chip up sitting in bios for 4 mins checking everything.
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I think, keyword is think. If the chip is under 20c it can have issues. But I'm really not to sure, there shouldn't be anything else causing it. After letting it warm and boot did you have any further issues?
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well it seems fine right now, i havent run any real benchies yet just 5 mins of prime blend. but like i said i ran everything at these settings lastnite, so im pretty sure its not having problems anymore.

the thing is its probably about 22 ambient. so like, its not like it was actually cold, like 5 degrees or something.

anyways, it will just be really annoying if i cant boot cold without trying 20 x or warming up in bios lol..
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The issue IMO.....has nothing to do with temps.

I would most definatly find your mobo's user group [forum section] and seek help there.
[only if it continues]

Under NO circumstances, should your computer boot, as you've described.
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