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x2 5400+ BE 2.8ghz
GIGABYTE GA-MA770-DS3P
4x1GB DDR2 800
450w Corsair PSU
Evga GTS 250
1x500GB Western Digital Drive
1x500GB PATA Seagate



So this is a bit of a odd issue I'm trying to overclock this chip and it overclocks fine, I got up to 3.2ghz without issue and it passed three hours of prime95 abuse. I turned the PC off for the night and the next morning I awoke to it a black screen. I popped the battery and put the old settings (increasing voltage by one bump) and it passed prime95 again no issues, I turned the PC off and 5 minutes later booted up to a black screen again. I can reboot the system over and over without issue but once it is turned off it will boot to black screen....never seen this issue before lol.

Could this be a PSU issue? I know it's gotta be pushing the supply as the GTS 250 requires a 400w-450w, but I wanted to make sure before I tried installing a larger supply.
    
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Nothing wrong with the PSU wattage
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It could be the motherboard that has trouble cold booting with your current overclock (It happens sometimes on some motherboards). Try hitting the reset button when the next cold boot fails, maybe you can into the BIOS after the reset and load the overclocked settings and the do a warm boot with the system overclocked again.
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Well that is a real shame it does it after just 1mhz of a overclock lol....also it's not my PC so I don't want to jimmy rig it like that. I guess I will find a cheap board then to bypass the issue. Thanks for the assistance.
    
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Those chips pretty much max out at 3.3 depending on cooling
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Try loading 'optimal defaults' in bios and then overclock using the exact same settings.

Also, are there any lights when you restart?
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