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i dunno what to say from this point cuz everything else is completely stable for sure.....

Prime95 48hrs stable
Memtest 10hrs no errors
Passed 8 times with 3Dmark06 and PCmark05


but my system just hangs after 1-2-3 hours sumwhere around there. I dont know what to do now.
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You ran prime 95 for 48 hours yet its locks up after 3? If you passed all of those stability tests then it's very strange. Might be a temperature related issue.

What are you doing when it hangs? Gaming? Encoding mp3s? Idling? browsing OCN?
    
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You ran prime 95 for 48 hours yet its locks up after 3? If you passed all of those stability tests then it's very strange. Might be a temperature related issue.

What are you doing when it hangs? Gaming? Encoding mp3s? Idling? browsing OCN?

i tried to set the ram voltage 2.1 instead of 2.2V (current) and testing... it now


btw iit froze on me only when ii opened many applications at one time and the PG file hit about 3.0gb then it hangs after 1-2-3 hrs (in those 3).
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What power supply? 800w.... from what?
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Hmm today I went to turn my PC on and the screen stayed black. I have the same card. This is wierd.
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Originally Posted by DuckieHo View Post
What power supply? 800w.... from what?
I believe he has this one:

http://www.tigerdirect.com/applicati...286&CatId=2534
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