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Old 06-28-12, 21:21
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Default new system freezing

brand new system
FX-8120 CPU
ASROCK 970DE3U3S3 motherboard on bios 1.2
Gigabyte HD7770 graphics
Seagate 2TB hd
8 GGD ddr3 ram

Computer is freezing at random only windows 7 professional and motherboard drivers plus a few utilities installed no updates to windows

Freezing on memtest86+ and at random other times.

Installed windows twice in case first one was bad.

Thanks any idea would be great
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Old 06-28-12, 21:30
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Default Re: new system freezing

Run on one stick of memory first to eliminate ram. This could take a while.
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Old 06-29-12, 07:00
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Default Re: new system freezing

If you're running Memtest from bootable CD (the preferred method), then it's a hardware problem.

If all the RAM sticks come up clean, check the hard drive for bad blocks next.
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