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I built my new system (specs listed), the only problem integrating was
with the Mugen 2 B install process, it's ungodly hard to do.However,
temps in bios were stable 29c. All standard mhz throttling functions were enabled.

Powering on the first time, the system restarted every two second.
Fans would not spin other than the MB connected fans.

Swapped in a new psu (same model) using the in-place cables, same thing. Changing out the modular cables revealed a bad cable. Using the new cables,
the reboot problem ceased.

System came up fine, installed Win 7 64. Raid 0 with the Intel lightspeed
feature. OS installed in under 10 minutes. Amazing.

Entered bios, turned off all throttling functions (EIST) and other power saving throttling. Set CPU fan to 100% full time. Cpu is now doing 3.3 all the time on a 33x100 ratio.

System reset itself on reboot. Went through the standard gigabyte reboot tries until it was stable.

Enter bios, a prompt says the reboot is due to voltage changes. Set all ratios from AUTO to MANUAL stock settings. Mem is still mild oc to 2133 from 2000

Idle temp is 39c @ 3.3Ghz

UPDATE: System just made a tiny BZZT noise, locked hard. Reboot fine, no bios messages...
System is on an APC 1500 with full time power filtering. Almost like it's going into safe/suspend...

UPDATE 2: I put my fan controller back in, if I switch my ultrakaze from 12v to 5v the system locks.

At this point I am suspecting there's a flaw with my psu, or I do not have enough power on 12V rail. It's supposedly rated for 56 amps.
Edited by ASSEMbler - 1/18/11 at 1:51am
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might have damaged the psu when you had the bad cable in. shorting out the 12v rail isnt good for it
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Prime 95 runs solid for hours, and it will oc to 4.3 no problem.

However it will lock up with a fan change.

I hate to do it again but you're probably right on the psu being the issue?
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Sounds like it could also be a short somewhere.

This may sound like a stupid question to you, or it may not:

Are the standoffs installed correctly?
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They are, but it's a mugen b, with that huge back plate.

Someone told me in the psu thread my psu is a dog that can only put out 400 watts, so it looks like I am maxing out the crappy psu from thermaltake.
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