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well i don't even have anyting in the pci slots, only pcie
yes but the hard drive controllers and USB and all the other things on the mobo use the pci bus.

PLease JUST check
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youll also get that message if your ram or other component isnt getting enough power.. up it a bit..
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post #13 of 18
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youll also get that message if your ram or other component isnt getting enough power.. up it a bit..
but you'll want to do each one a a time.

I'm telling you ITS THE PCI BUS
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post #14 of 18
Ultimately YES an unstable overclock CAN and HAS cause data corruption. I've had it happen where tweaking memory something was corrupted back to the disk and I had to re-install Windows. Several times.

I agree with the above posts but in your initial question can it happen.. Yes it can.
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post #15 of 18
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so at stock settings it boots up fine.

i just checked and there is no setting to overclock the pci slots, only pcie, which is at 100
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post #16 of 18
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but you'll want to do each one a a time.

I'm telling you ITS THE PCI BUS
the poor ones on a roll.. he tells you ITS THE PCI BUS hehe

edit: also make sure your dividers on and that your ram isnt running to high of a frequency..
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post #17 of 18
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so at stock settings it boots up fine.

i just checked and there is no setting to overclock the pci slots, only pcie, which is at 100
that might mean that there is no lock then.

It might just go up and up....

Well try thre other things here and if it still doesn't work then its probablly the PCI bus
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post #18 of 18
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so at stock settings it boots up fine.

i just checked and there is no setting to overclock the pci slots, only pcie, which is at 100
This does initially sound like a PCI bus issue, though seeing as your motherbiard has a newer chipset, it should keep the PCI bus locked regardless of what FSB you use. Have you tried lowering your K8<-->NB HT Speed from x5 to x4?
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