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post #11 of 20
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I can boot into safe mode, but it's not letting me boot into my OS or install a new copy. The machine is shutting down and requiring a power drain by unplugging the power cord to be able to boot back up again. The CPU is still idling around 40C. Ive got a new Contac 39 cooler in push pull, an lapped the 6300 to copper using antec nano diamond formula 7 paste. Granted the paste hasn't cured but that's only 1-3C max..

Whats my next step?? Please help frown.gif
post #12 of 20
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Lapped the chip down to copper. Grits I used were...
180>240>400>600>1500.

It was VERY convex. The middle was very high.

I also bought a Thermaltake Contact 39 (basically the same as a 212).

Ideling at 40C now. Is that still too hot? To me it seems about 15-20C more than it should be...?

ya that still seems hot,,,,,my 6300 at this moment is idleing at 30.c using the 212+,,,,40.c is still OK though
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was the chip an open box sale or something,,,cause it looks like crap for a new chip
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post #14 of 20
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It was new. The store wouldn't take it back because I couldn't prove I came like that. So I lapped it to remove all the scratches. It was damaged from the heatsink, it has defects on the surface and hard parts in the thermal paste.

Could this be a power supply issue? I'm using a PowerMax 600 watt. How comes it can boot into safe mode but nothing else?

I tried to install a fresh OS on a new hdd and it gets to te point where it asks you for the computer name, and powers off.

Everytime that it powers off I need to drain all the power from the system for it to boot again.

I do t have a spare PSU to test so I would have to take one out of my rig to test which is all cable manged.

Any ideas?
post #15 of 20
well in your original post you said it wouldn't post because overheat protection was kicking in,,,that couldn't have been good for the chip,,,,you could try a different PSU just to rule it out,,,you could drop your own 8350 in there and try it,,might be easier to pull the chip,,,than remove your PSU,,,,the HDD is new,,,that powermax600watt PSU ,,well I couldn't find a review or even a place to buy one,,,is the PSU new,,,,but all in all it doesn't like a software problem your having,,,makes no sence,,,,I would go through the hardware first,,that damaged looking chip doesn't look good to me,,
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post #16 of 20
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I'm not 100% on the overheating, but if it was ideling at 53C it's a pretty good indicator that, that's what was causing the shutdown, just from speculation.

It's strange that I am able to boot into Safe Mode. the only thing I can think of, is that it's not activating something specific on the chip.

Im going to test the system with a bigger PSU and see if it boots.

If that doesnt work. I might try take the hip out and put it in this system to see if it boots.

That will eliminate either a faulty CPU or not powerfull enough PSU.

Both are just as expensive, wondering if its the chip because it shouldn't be ideling at 40C. Or is that common for the 6300? My first one.

I own a t1090 and a 8350. The 8350 idles around 22-26 depending on ambient
post #17 of 20
the 6300 would probably idle at 40.c with that el stocko cheapo heatsink AMD gives you,,mine idles around 30.c with the 212+
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post #18 of 20
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SOLVED!!

It was the power supply, I got myself a Theraltake 875w XT and it's running like a champ.

The idle temp isn't accurate under 20 but it's sitting around 9C. Really happy with the lapping, I was worried the chip was dead...

Sorry for freaking out a little lol, thanks to all that helped out wink.gif
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SOLVED!!

It was the power supply, I got myself a Theraltake 875w XT and it's running like a champ.

The idle temp isn't accurate under 20 but it's sitting around 9C. Really happy with the lapping, I was worried the chip was dead...

Sorry for freaking out a little lol, thanks to all that helped out wink.gif

well very glad to hear you got it figured out,,and the chip is OK,,thats even better,,,hope your friend enjoys his new RIG,,have a nice day,,theres no reason you cant get a 24/7-- 4.2ghz going on that chip,,,,that cooler you got should be fine for that
Edited by trailer park boy - 10/15/13 at 4:53pm
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post #20 of 20
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I think I got a winner chip. It's at 4.1ghz atm on stock volts 1.274 vCore and been running prime for almost 2 hours, max core temp is 42C.

I think the socket temp is going to limit my overclock before the core even breaks 50C
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