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So what seems to be the problem?

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Okay so I wanted to test out my mobo and cpu to check if everything would boot up correctly, seems I can't get past the windows login screen. Everytime I get there my rig just freezes up. Same goes when trying to access the bios.

What I used was the stock heatsink, but I was only able to hook 2 of the 4 pins into the motherboard, so not much pressure was applied. I did lay the case down so that the heatsink would be flat

I used the same hard drive from my old rig which had a P55 board/drivers.

Also I applied some TIM to the chip itself, but none of that rubbed off onto the heatsink so no idea how much contact was made.

Any idea why this would happen?
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Meant to say windows boot screen where the logo flashes around.
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