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From what you've stated, it doesn't seem like you've ran a full on stability test.... run Prime95 on blend for 8 hours and see if it holds up
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Im just going to hope its the mobo not being able to handle the higher FSB.

MEM tested overnight at 3240 and it was fine, have done prime small fft and blend for 8+ hours. going to try a new mobo next week n see.. Its time anyway.


thanks for all the input....
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yes, your PSU can affect system performance and stability... as can your power...

i highly advise a UPS at the very least. A good surge supressor, line conditioner, UPS and a quality PSU would be ideal...

Also, your case should act as an RF shield... if it's not stable with the side panels off, try it with them on...
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seems my issue has been resolved..... after banging my head against the wall with it, I set my DRAM timing to auto and let it run at 5-5-5-15, after about 25 min into crysis it started lagging, but no more shut down. turned aa off, still lags... restarted n booted into vista 32, played for a good hour n a half this am, smooth as silk, then set prime to blend and went out, 6+ hrs good to go, played some more with no lagging or shut downs....
gona stick with 32bit, even though that 4th stick of ram is just for looks, my system runs better on it......

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