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Issues with motherboard

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May 5, 2011 4:24:55 AM

Ok, so i bought my computer, built it and assembled the thing, i'm using it now to post, so its not to bad. However, once in a while, the thing will randomly freeze and all action will stop (not even mouse icon will move!) and that's what worries me.

What should i do to fix this issue? Is it even the Mobo to begin with? Please help!

System:
Mobo: Asus M4A79XTD EVO
Ram: 4gb Gskill F3-128000CL9D
HD: 500GB Seagate
DVD Drive: DVD Burner Lite-on
CPU: AMD Ph II X2 555 3.2 AM3 (The PH II 555 Black edition, not over clocked)
GPU: VGA Sapphire HD 5570 1GB
PSU: Antec 650W EA650 RT
OS: Windows 7 64bit

No idea if any of that's helpful....

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May 5, 2011 9:24:45 AM

Run memtest for at least 4 hours and see if it reports any errors.
Also,make sure you have the latest GPU drivers installed(and if possible,test it in another system)
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May 6, 2011 12:45:26 AM

Ok, so i ran the ram test, and no issues, also the GPU has the latest driver installed, so no problems. What else can i do??
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May 6, 2011 1:42:15 AM

I checked some files and found that i was a Kernel-Power 41 (63) error, i looked into it, and it sounds exactly like what i got. Locking PC and everything
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May 6, 2011 9:14:14 AM

Can you test your card in another system ?
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May 6, 2011 1:36:50 PM

No, i don't have another system to put the card into. Would that make a large difference and be the cause of the crashing?
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May 6, 2011 5:32:12 PM

I recommended testing it in another rig in order to be 100% sure that your card isn't faulty
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May 7, 2011 2:48:55 PM

Adjusted the voltage to my ram, set it at a constant 1.5V and than decreased the hz from 1600, to 1333 and set it there, so far it hasn't crashed.
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May 7, 2011 5:11:55 PM

Strange,if it was the RAM's problem,it should have probably crashed with memtest(before adjusting anything)
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May 8, 2011 1:15:40 AM

Ya, it made my friends and I completely confused...
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