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I have been having bootup problems for a while now, my computer will have a 1-1.5 minute black screen before windows finally pops up. I am also having random shut downs.

Previously I have attributed this to a bad motherboard, RAM, or a simple hard drive issue but I have got new hardware. I upgraded my motherboard, RAM, and even got an SSD but the problem has come back.

I am now wondering if the problem is my 1 year old processor. In it's life it has been clocked up to 3.5 for a while, and held at 3.3 for a long time. Would now be the time to replace? Do they die that often, or should I look into something else as the problem?

Drivers are up to date, just installed the new motherboard and RAM last night and installed W7 fresh.

http://valid.canardpc.com/show_oc.php?id=1621063

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I doubt it...had mt Athlon X2 64 3800+ for 4 years and oc'ed to 3GHz and it's still working O_)a
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Do you have any coolers on the VRM? If they get too hot it can cause the oc to be unstable.
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Graphics card? PSU?
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Quote:
Originally Posted by dixson01974;12163074 
Do you have any coolers on the VRM? If they get too hot it can cause the oc to be unstable.

I put everything back to stock clocks
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Originally Posted by YerMother;12163082 
Graphics card? PSU?

Those are in my siggy.

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[64GB Corsair SSD boot; 2 x 1TB Storage Drives] [Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit] [19" Dell Monitor & 26" Vizio LCD] [ZT Systems] 
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post #6 of 6
No I meant it could be one of them components failing rather than CPU.
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