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Asus Xonar Essence STX causing boot problems

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i have a 2500k w/ sli 780's on a Z68xud3h b3 f12 Bios

I just purchased a Xonar Stx and installed it right between the 2 cards on the PCI-E. Problem is the computer can't even get to the windows loading screen and just keeps rebooting itself. I then tried just using one of my 780 on the bottom PCI-E slow(x8) and put my stx on the top PCI-E(x16) and it works but then ic an't use SLI.

I've tried

-disabling the onboard audio
-uninstalled Real-tek/ Nvidia HD audio Drivers / driver sweeper
-also on board video settings to "Enable if no Peg" and initial display to PCI-Ex16

ANY help appreciated can't get this work and its driving me crazy
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I had the same problem a few years ago, fixed it by using a different molex connecter with the STX.
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i've tried 4 different molex's ... frown.gif
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