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post #1 of 12
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OK so i got my sig rig hooked up last night, and everything went fine installed window all my games programs everything.

This morning computer wont boot after every 10 sec it keeps switching on and off.

I heard it could be a gigabyte ram problem so have done all RAM combos.

Ive tryed disconnecting my other harddrives and only leaving my boot drive plugged in. No difference.

I checked all power plugs and etc, i have no idea what it could be can anyone be of any help ??
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post #2 of 12
Did you try clearing CMOS? Could be a bad OC.
post #3 of 12
Do me a favor real quick and clear your CMOS so we can start somewhere and eliminate a bad OC/BIOS setting. There's many methods to doing this, the best way is mentioned in your motherboard manual. You have a decent motherboard, and you can most likely reset it via the jumper on the motherboard.

Basically, take the jumper off and move it to the other slot for 5-10 seconds. After those 5-10 seconds pass, move the jumper back to its original position. If you don't have a jumper, you can remove the battery for 5-10 seconds as well, and then put it back.
post #4 of 12
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I just pressed the Clear CMOS switch on my MB i got a little cmos button.

It booted up and when i went into bios told me in a red box overvoltage blah blah, but the thing i dont get it is, it did this sometimes before i even OC'd it ??
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post #5 of 12
That's very weird, not sure. Either way, glad clearing the CMOS fixed your issue.
post #6 of 12
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but i was only at 1.38V @ 4.7GHZ, and that OC worked on my old UD4 24/7 ?
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post #7 of 12
If you couldn't boot that means your overclock was unstable. Also, it's known that going from your old board to a B3 rev there's a high chance you won't be able to achieve your old overclock with the same voltages.
post #8 of 12
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OK so as you see the clear CMOS worked yesterday for me, i reinstalled windows and all my aps all night long it was working fine.

This morning when i tryed to turn my computer on once again the exact same thing happened. It just keeps restarting itself.

NOTE: I did not OC this time i left it on stock settings the hole time.

What could the problem be now ??
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post #9 of 12
Can you please try another PSU? it seems like a PSU problem.
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post #10 of 12
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Believe it or not

It is my noctua its to heavy and is dry bridging the cpu or whatever its called.

Long story short its to heavy and is bending the motherboard and putting more pressure on one side of the cpu so its not getting full contact.

Im getting the H70 now. Noctua is being returned tomorrow.

I have my stock intel heatsink on there and everything is perfect.

The way i found out it was the noctua i layed my PC down flat on the ground and it booted first time no problems.
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