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Old February 6, 2008, 05:50 PM
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pfft lol you cant do EVERYTHING the easy way ;D ...(mental note to self... f8)
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Old February 6, 2008, 05:54 PM
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Yes, F8.

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Old February 6, 2008, 06:06 PM
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sounds like you REALLLY want it to be software related, well thats easy to test. start your computer when you see the windows logo shut it down manually before you get to the desktop, start the computer, it'll give you an option to start in "safe mode" start in safemode try prime95/orthos while using stock clock speeds if it fails still you KNOW its not at all driver related becuase safe mode doesnt load drivers. if it works perfectly then you can run system restore to a date before the stability problems and try for better stability there.
Well, you, my friend, are a GENIUS!

I re-installed the video card drivers, and booted into safe mode.

Then, I opened up dual instances of Prime 95, and, NO ERRORS!

I used to get an error after about 1-2 seconds of use, but it passed 10 tests, and no errors.

So the problem was not hardware related, it was software/driver orientated. It seems the video adapter driver (169.25 WHQL) was somehow interfering through the IRQL with the memory and northbridge. I don't know how, but I am just happy that it works

Thanks again for everyone who put in their time to help a guy with a bit of a problem.

I appreciate it
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Old February 6, 2008, 06:07 PM
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Now its time to do some overclocking
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Old February 6, 2008, 06:10 PM
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WOOT another troubleshooting forum success story. Glad to help, good luck with the OC.
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Old February 6, 2008, 07:56 PM
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WOOT another troubleshooting forum success story. Glad to help, good luck with the OC.
Yeah, thanks.

I am looking at ramping that RAM up to 1000mhz @ 5-5-5-15, and CPU up to 3.2ghz or 3.4ghz.

Once again, thanks
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