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    Asrock x58 Extreme-New Build-debug 38

    Hmm, I hadn't thought it would be delayed like this if thats what it was, I'll give it a shot though, thanks
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    Asrock x58 Extreme-New Build-debug 38

    Hmm, It looks like it is, I took the heatsink off and put it back on the gunk from the bottom of the fan is now on the top of the proc, so that should mean they're making contact (I think) but .. I dunno
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    Asrock x58 Extreme-New Build-debug 38

    it does indeed, it appears to crash, the few times I've watched it in BIOS, at 120F, but I don't know if thats a coincidence or not, Should I invest in liquid cooling? I have the fan that came on the processor, two side panel fans, a top fan and a larger back fan.
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    Asrock x58 Extreme-New Build-debug 38

    anyone with any Ideas? I'm kinda running short of thoughts at this point...Considering taking it to a local Fry's electronics since they have diagnostic equipment I lack, though I'd really rather figure it out myself. >.<
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    Asrock x58 Extreme-New Build-debug 38

    Alright, cleared CMOS, back to default settings. with one or two sticks of RAM in, (tried each singly) I get booted into "Windows loading files" followed by "Starting Windows" then get "AA" error again, after "AA" it spits out "68" and "77" before crashing. Neither of which are in the manual >.<
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    Asrock x58 Extreme-New Build-debug 38

    yup, thats what I'm doing now, will report in a moment. (It'll be odd though, as the BIOS recognized both of them earlier.. oh well, at least RAM is cheap :) )
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    Asrock x58 Extreme-New Build-debug 38

    From the manual "87" - Execute BIOS setup if needed/requested "AA" - Uninstall POST INT1ch vector and INt09 vector. Deinitializes the ADM module "38" - Initializes different devices through DIM. I'm pretty sure 87 is just displaying when I'm in BIOS and it crashes becuase it was already...
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    Asrock x58 Extreme-New Build-debug 38

    Details Here are the exact components I used, with links to newegg: Case: Sunbeam Transformer Full Tower ATX Mobo: Asrock x48 Extreme LGA1336 SLI/Crossfire Compatable ATX Proc: Intel i7 920 [2.66ghz] Socket LGA1336 Ram: Crucial 4GB [2x2GB] 240 pin DDR3 1066 (PC3 8500) PSU: Seventeam...
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    Asrock x58 Extreme-New Build-debug 38

    ram I'm using Ram slots 1 and 2, at least according to the diagram that came with the mobo, it goes: [CPU] blue-4 white-1 blue-5 white-2 blue-6 white-3 I'm in 1 and 2 according to that, should I try moving the RAM to different slots?
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    Asrock x58 Extreme-New Build-debug 38

    Hey guys, I'm a fairly newbie system builder, but have a fairly good grasp on the basics. I recently picked up the following parts for a build: asrock x58 extreme mobo intel i7 920 (2.66) (LGA1366) BFG Nvidia 9800GT 2x Crucial 2GB DDR3 1066 RAM(240pin, PC3-8400) Seventeam PSU 750W ATX 12v...