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Old 06-24-2008, 10:29 PM   #1 (permalink)
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when i first turn my system on for the day it always crashes about 5-10 min in. restart, then fine for the rest of the day. some times when i turn it on i will here a clicking sound and will take a little longer than usuall.
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Hello,

Are the clicking sounds coming from your hard drive? If so that would be trouble. Do you get a Blue Screen of Death when it crashes?

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no bsod, system just freezes.
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Hello,

Well the only way to really test this is by doing a battery of tests. First try MemTest86 to rule out RAM issues. Also try CoreTemp and ATiTool if you can use them to check temps. Links Below:

Memtest86 - Download Page
ATITool - Overclocking utility for ATI and NVIDIA cards
Core Temp

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