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Old 07-07-2010, 05:46 PM   #21 (permalink)
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Alright, I'm back! After reseating the CPU, reapplying the thermal paste, and installing a heatsink/fan, things are working normally. This is miraculous. Thank you to Abstract Hero (and Slaymate) for suggesting that this could be the problem. It seems very odd, but this was indeed the case.

Memtest86 completed without failing, and I've been running Prime95 inside Windows 7 for about a half hour now with no problem. I'm going to get a bigger PSU just to future-proof a bit and consider an upgrade to a 3.16GHz Core 2 Duo just for kicks.

Hopefully my problem is permanently solved. Thanks again, all!

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Old 07-07-2010, 07:00 PM   #22 (permalink)
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Your Welcome

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Old 07-07-2010, 09:42 PM   #23 (permalink)
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Hey man it was all slay I just agreed haha

But I'm glad we could fix your problem before/without you wasted/wasting money on some serious new hardware.

- AMD FX8320 @ 4.2Ghz - ASRock Fatal1ty 990FX Killer - G.Skill Ripjaws X 8gb -
- Asus Strix GTX 970 - Corsair Neutron GTX - Corsair TX 750 -
- Cooler Master HAF XB - Corsair H105 -
- Asus VG248QE - Corsair M60 & K90 -
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