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Overclocked CPU/ PC boot up question

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April 19, 2010 6:11:16 PM

Hi i've just overclocked my q6700 to 3.2Ghz and all seems to be ok. Initially it was a test to just learn how its done but my temps dont seem to be much higher even though im on stock cooling for the CPU. (using core temp).

Now a little worry is that when i first turn my PC on, It will power up then quickly power off, Then power on and boot normally.
This happens if i have left the PC off for a while, If i turned it on and off now it wouldn't do it.

Basicly i just wanna know if this is a problem or just a "quirk" or whatever because of the OC

Windows Vista 64bit
ASUS P5K WS
Intel Q6700 OC 3.2Ghz
4870X2
2GB Corsair Ram at 800Mhz

cheers for any replies
April 19, 2010 11:06:36 PM

For Intel s775 systems when you change some things in
BIOS ( like overclocking) they will turn off/on afterwords
and each time you do this.

It should be nothing to worry about.
a b K Overclocking
April 27, 2010 1:10:59 PM

Its a good thing, don't worry about it. its just the Pc self testing (If you could put it that way) its loading the bios. it protects a voltage spike to your components especially if you OC'd The FSB or Over volted Anything

Enjoy :D 
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