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Came home from work last night and turned my computer on... It kept freezing when loading windows. I went into safe mode and checked hdtune... Kept getting Ultra DMC errors (sata controller issues I am leaning toward) and even in safe mode it was freezing up quite a few times. Finally loading windows again I got 0x07b (lost contact with drive). Finally in windows later, I lost ethernet connection... froze up. Tried screwing around in bios (always been ahci, ahci>ide is not an issue) I had a usb overcurrent issue and it just shut down my computer. After some more switching around the drives/cables I got a 0x00000127.

This whole time my dram led is red(usually green) and I have a yellow led near my sata controller that isn't familiar.

I'm starting to learn toward the motherboard as the culprit. Thoughts?
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post #2 of 5
Do you happen to have some spare known good ram? Ram *could* be an issue, or the motherboard could be kicking the bucket as well.
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I was curious if it was my ram but I had 2 sticks, took one out and tried it in multiple slots. Same with the other stick. I think the chances of both sticks failing at the same time are lower on the statistical side of things....The rebuild is gonna cost 600 at the min so I'm just trying to gather confidence to make the purchase (N).
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I would tend to agree with your assessment. I just had a watercooling accident the other day and my motherboard got a little wet. Started having problems right away, the computer was running but very slow. Started troubleshooting just like you dis with ram, CPU, video cards, etc. Finally, with nothing left to swap, I overnighted a new motherboard to me. All is working again now. Seems like you went through the troubleshooting the same way, so hopefully the motherboard is the culprit.
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post #5 of 5
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Yep. Was the motherboard. Rocking a ud4h, 4670k and some now ddr3 ram. Loving it.
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