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Your in the same exact boat as my friend, he didn't even bother with rma and just bought a new upgraded board from comp usa because he didn't want to wait to use his 2 day old computer.
BTW mine was an MSI. They RMA'ed with absolutely no problems. Just told them I was playing a game and computer shut off, then wouldnt work.
post #32 of 50
Your MSI 870-G45 board isn't suitable for big OCs
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Well I don't really want to go through the trouble of getting the board replaced if it is inadequate for what I want to do with it. I will just use my laptop until I can buy a better quality board. Thanks for all your guys' help.
    
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The CPU may be fine, not all mosfet burnouts take out CPU with them... but the possibility can't be ruled out
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The EXACT same thing happened with my MSI 870A-G54 when I was trying 4.0ghz with 1.45 that would bump up to 1.5 or so.. Ran fine, then shut itself off and wouldn't come back on - I'd see the fan LEDs pop on briefly.. When I tried a different PSU it threw sparks everywhere and was visibly damaged.

Nearly scared me away from OC'ing completely lol
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The EXACT same thing happened with my MSI 870A-G54 when I was trying 4.0ghz with 1.45 that would bump up to 1.5 or so.. Ran fine, then shut itself off and wouldn't come back on - I'd see the fan LEDs pop on briefly.. When I tried a different PSU it threw sparks everywhere and was visibly damaged.

Nearly scared me away from OC'ing completely lol
That is horrifying I feel bad for you
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post #37 of 50
ok before 3-4 weeks I have the same problem....I was testing my overclcked CPU.....and than I've restart the PC.....and that was...the system dosn't run again. I've try to unplug it from the grid...w8 some minutes....nothing....unplug again for 12 hours....nothing...when I press the power button...all fans and HDD's spins, but no BIOS nothing....my monitir was black. I thought that the motherboard is blown....but after 3 days I just try once again and......voila.....The system start with warning....I don't remember what kind of warning. I was very happy that it is not blown. Than before 1 week I've tested agin my overclock.....and this time it's shut down like yours....Then I've to try to remove the battery (which can tell you honestly do not know for what it is, maybe for clock and bios settings )....and when I remove it and w8 1-2 minutes, put it back again (this operation is with unpluget PC form the grid) the system start with all refreshed settings do default.....You can try this.....unplug your PC form the grid....remove the battery for some minutes....put it bach again...connect the PC to the grid....try to start it....

P.S. sry for the bad english
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post #38 of 50
i bet you fried a Mosfet or 2
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post #39 of 50
OP's CPU is probably fine.

Aardwolf: You probably need a better PSU.
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post #40 of 50
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OP's CPU is probably fine.

Aardwolf: You probably need a better PSU.
maybe, but it never passed me. considering that everything is overclocked...
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