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post #1 of 20
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alright well, I opened my computer up for its first dusting and some playing around with cable management. And I had to take out my GPU in order to have room so I can fiddle with what I needed to do.

Well, after getting everything done, I plugged everything back together and fired her up. Upon initial startup it posted fine...I got the single short beep and right after I got a black screen and it told me "Overclock Failed" press F1 to enter setup or F2 for something else.

Does anyone know what it could be? The computer seems to run fine now, but what happened?
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post #2 of 20
I have gotten that message as well with my board. Not sure whether it was the CPU OC or GPU OC. Were you overclocking any of your hardware? I only get the message after a crash when the OC (seemingly stable) crashes the PC. If it happens once, I think its a fluke. If it keeps happening, I think you'll have a bigger problem on your hands, especially if you aren't OC'ing.
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post #3 of 20
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it only happened that once. And no i was not overclocking anything. All of my hardware is running stock. Also I noticed that when playing games, they seems a bit more stuttery, and my fps is instead of at a completely and consistent 60fps with vsync on, itll run at 60 then fluctuate to 40's and back and forth. I also have had my games jsut completely freeze on me. Where the screen is still on and the picture(frame that was shown is there) but nothing works.....

is thers maybe something I need to do in the bios when it comes to the graphics card?
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post #4 of 20
Mine did that but only either when I was attempting to overclock, or had that turbo-V switch enabled on the motherboard. That switch did nothing but cause me problems, I would suggest leaving it off. If anyone has had success with using it, please let me know! But anyway, OP, thats where I would check first.
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post #5 of 20
Check for any "Powerplay"(gpu) options or if Power saving(cpu) is kicking in, or the CPU/GPU is overheating in general.
If none of those display a problem, try Furmark to test the GPU or a program called Video Memory Stress Test to see if the memory is acting up(you freezing)
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post #6 of 20
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where do I check for "powerplay" options? and what exactly is that? and would power saving(cpu) count as AMD Cool N Quiet? No overheating, according to evga precision and gpu-z my cards idle temp is in the 28-29C mark. My cpu according to core temp is 26-28C idle and mid to upper 40'sC under 100% load.

All switches on the motherboard are switched off. Also, would the GPU Boost utility in hte BIOS have anything to do with this? And I ran Furmark and OCCT gpu test and no errors after extensive testing.
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post #7 of 20
Try clearing the CMOS or set your BIOS options to the fail-safe.

Also check your voltages to make sure you are not running your vcore too high or too low.
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post #8 of 20
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i never played with any voltages and I already reset the CMOS. Computer runs fine now. At least to what I can see. Now, does the GPU Boost in the ASUS Bios do anything to my gtx 460? Or is it strictly for the integrated gpu.


One more thing, I am looking all over the place and doing research to finally beign overclocking my rig. But I am having some trouble understanding the ASUS BIOS. I mean I get the general idea but the option names and so forth are different and im hesitant to start playing with things.
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post #9 of 20
Any of the GPU boost crap should be for the integrated graphics.

As far as Overclocking, yeah ASUS BIOS(s) can be confusing. Although since your chip is BE, you have an unlocked multiplier. As you might know your clock is calculated FSB X your multiplier. So all you have to do is increase your multiplier to what you think is reasonable and see if she boots. Once you find were it walls on stock, you can try to push it more my slowly increasing the vcore as temps allow.

Just remember to set all voltages MANUALLY.
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post #10 of 20
Go into BIOS, set to default, restart.

If you had an OC, you can reapply it after that.

I don't know what causes it, but that seems to fix it. It's happened to me numerous times.
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