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Disable all power saving features, as the board might not give enough voltage for the cpu and that way it might crash? Try this and post back.
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How did you overclock?

The voltage at idle maybe too low.
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How did you overclock?

The voltage at idle maybe too low.
I set the voltage to 1.4 even though I wasn't overclocking; still froze after a few minutes in windows.

Could it be possible that the DDR3 controller is defective but the DDR2 one isn't?
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I tried blend and in-place; both worked fine.
Very odd, I guess go ahead and try your chances at AMD's RMA service, which is my personal favorite RMA service of any company.
    
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seems like the ddr3 memory controller is out, tried on a ddr2 board and works fine
    
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seems like the ddr3 memory controller is out, tried on a ddr2 board and works fine
Tried an RMA yet?
    
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