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    Solved Fail to post / strange error

    At this point I would say yes. If I see the issue repeat then we can take it from there.
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    Solved Fail to post / strange error

    I installed the new mobo and system powered up fine, I’ve been restarting it and hammering it as hard as I can to see if I can recreate the failure. So far all signs point to a bad mobo.
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    Solved Fail to post / strange error

    I finally found a mobo reasonably priced that is compatible. However I need to order thermal paste. I’ll update soon.
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    Solved Fail to post / strange error

    I will look into it more however intels website states the 300 series chipset is not comparable with 6 series CPUs. source https://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/support/articles/000025694/processors/intel-core-processors.html However maybe I’m wrong? I sure would like to be as I don’t want...
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    Solved Fail to post / strange error

    I will certainly check the memory today. I did a quick look and finding a mobo That’s not used with the correct chipset for a 6 series cpu is gonna be “fun”.
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    I don’t have any spare parts. So unfortunetly I have to take an educated gamble. I’m not rich but I’d rather gamble 100 on a PSU than 500+ on a vid card. you say board do you mean mobo?
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    Solved Fail to post / strange error

    Greetings all, my rig 650M PSU (8 years old) Asus Z170-E EVGA GTX 1070 FTW3 16G Gskill ram (2x8) Intel 6600k CPU Samsung 870 1gig here is my issue. My daughter was playing sims 4 (you know really stress testing my PC) when the system locked up. When she hard reset it with the power button the...