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Alright well.. First off I will introduce my rig and then tell what just happened. I AM REALLY CONFUSED. This is a 24/7 overclock machine...

Intel i7 930 OC'd to 4.0ghz @ 1.28v - Very good cooling... Corsair H50, Idle temps @ 39c
Asus P6x58D-E
Corsair Dominator 12GB OC'd to 1500mhz (My mobo puts it at 1066mhz stock)
Nvidia Geforce GTS250 SLi
Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit

Now... this is a 24/7 overclock computer... never had any problems once i found a stable overclock over TWO years ago.. Every other day I shut off my computer because I stay at another house for the night.. So it's never needed to keep it on. Never had any problems.. EXCEPT today.. When I turned it on.. the POST screens came on blahblah... but a screen came up and said "Overclock failed..press f1 to setup or f2 to return to stock.." So I pressed f2, it booted up but it was SO SLOW.. Finally when things were okay, I went into my computer and it said memory...8gb?? So I restarted and went into the bios to see my usable memory.. it was 8100..something mb. So, I took all my memory out.. I reseated it in different slots.. loaded it up and then finally it recognized 12gb. I'm still at the default settings and not my overclock settings so.. I tried them again and no dice.. What I decided to do was keep my CPU overclock settings so it keeps 4.0ghz but I reset all the ram settings back to stock at 1066mhz.. and it worked..booted.

Now, that being said my computer is working but the RAM is not being overclocked.. What happened and how can I solve this..? I really want to cry because I take very careful care of my computer. lol. THANKS!
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
[Intel] Core i7-930 Bloomfield OC'd @ 4.01GHz [ASUS] P6X58D-E [EVGA] Geforce GTX660 SC 3GB [Corsair] Dominator 12GB; 8-8-8-20 1600mhz 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingOS
[Samsung] 840 Pro SSD 128GB  [Western Digital] 1TB Cavier Green HDD [Corsair] H-50 CPU Cooler Windows 7 64bit SP1 
MonitorMonitorKeyboardPower
[Samsung] BX2331 23" LED LCD - 1080p [Samsung] 940BW 19" LCD - 1440x900 [Saitek] Eclipse III Keyboard [Antec] TPQ-850 850W Modular PSU 
CaseMouse
[Thermaltake] Element G Mid-Tower [CM] Storm Sentinel Advance II  
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PC Master Race.
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
[Intel] Core i7-930 Bloomfield OC'd @ 4.01GHz [ASUS] P6X58D-E [EVGA] Geforce GTX660 SC 3GB [Corsair] Dominator 12GB; 8-8-8-20 1600mhz 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingOS
[Samsung] 840 Pro SSD 128GB  [Western Digital] 1TB Cavier Green HDD [Corsair] H-50 CPU Cooler Windows 7 64bit SP1 
MonitorMonitorKeyboardPower
[Samsung] BX2331 23" LED LCD - 1080p [Samsung] 940BW 19" LCD - 1440x900 [Saitek] Eclipse III Keyboard [Antec] TPQ-850 850W Modular PSU 
CaseMouse
[Thermaltake] Element G Mid-Tower [CM] Storm Sentinel Advance II  
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Run Memtest + to see if any errors occur. And check for bent socket pins.


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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Phenom ii x4 965 BE GA-MA-790FXT-UD5P Sapphire R9 290 Tri-x OC Kingston Value RAM 
RAMHard DriveHard DriveOptical Drive
Kingston Value RAM Seagate Barracuda (Died) WD Caviar Black Sony DVD/RW 
Optical DriveCoolingOSMonitor
Sony DVD/RW Xigmatec Aegir SD128264 Win 7 Home Premium 64 bit LG 2443T 
PowerCase
ThermalTake Toughpower 800 (Non modular) ThermalTake Eureka 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Pentium 4 1.7Ghz Northwood Gigabyte GA-8ITX Creative GeForce3 Ti 500 Some generic Samsung 512Mb 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
Hitachi 80 Gb Plextor CD-DVD RW  What was that again? Windows 98 SE  
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
15'' CRT Broken Yes,it has. Fridge 
MouseMouse PadAudio
In the lab for exeriments  To disect the mouse Audigy 3 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
5930k ASUS Rampage V Extreme Sapphire R9 290 Ripjaws V 2400MHz  
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingOS
Intel 750 Series 400GB WD Caviar Black 1 Tb H-100i Win 7 64 bit Ultimate 
PowerCase
Super Flower 1600W Platinum Coolermaster Cosmos2 
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Frappenstein
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Phenom ii x4 965 BE GA-MA-790FXT-UD5P Sapphire R9 290 Tri-x OC Kingston Value RAM 
RAMHard DriveHard DriveOptical Drive
Kingston Value RAM Seagate Barracuda (Died) WD Caviar Black Sony DVD/RW 
Optical DriveCoolingOSMonitor
Sony DVD/RW Xigmatec Aegir SD128264 Win 7 Home Premium 64 bit LG 2443T 
PowerCase
ThermalTake Toughpower 800 (Non modular) ThermalTake Eureka 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Pentium 4 1.7Ghz Northwood Gigabyte GA-8ITX Creative GeForce3 Ti 500 Some generic Samsung 512Mb 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
Hitachi 80 Gb Plextor CD-DVD RW  What was that again? Windows 98 SE  
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
15'' CRT Broken Yes,it has. Fridge 
MouseMouse PadAudio
In the lab for exeriments  To disect the mouse Audigy 3 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
5930k ASUS Rampage V Extreme Sapphire R9 290 Ripjaws V 2400MHz  
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingOS
Intel 750 Series 400GB WD Caviar Black 1 Tb H-100i Win 7 64 bit Ultimate 
PowerCase
Super Flower 1600W Platinum Coolermaster Cosmos2 
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