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Weirdest problem ever!

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780i EVGA nForce board.

sig rig

Runs great outside of a case

I screw it into the standoffs so it is 100% flat. Cold boot doesn't work. Second boot (hitting reset) works. get to windows... between 5-100 minutes and I get a hardlock. everything just freezes.


I loosen the standoffs....


everything is peachy. Except my MCP temp goes up by 5-10*C....


Does anyone have a remote clue as to what the F#$* is going on?

Ive done custom grounding to the wall outlets, I ground out every screw on the motherboard, I removed all my cards except gfx card to test (they have no effect).

This is an acrylic case. It has 1 piece of metal weighing a total of 2 oz. Don't even think about telling me the mobo is shorting out somewhere...
    
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post #2 of 5
Rubber stand offs?

could give that a try
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post #3 of 5
What type of standoffs are you using?
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post #4 of 5
Some of those boards are very sensitive to flexing....
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post #5 of 5
It dosnt sound like a conductivity problem,so i second flexing of some sort.
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