Motherboard or Processor?

By stockportrico
Jan 2, 2010
  1. Hi all,

    I have built about 40 computers for friends and family I have just built one that has all the correct leads going to the correct places however - when I have put Vista on this system I bought everything from the shop today case, motherboard h/drive i mean everything

    MSI motherboard
    250gb H/Drive
    AMD dual core processor 6000

    problem is - it loads up correctly I can use Vista for about 20 mins it crashes like loads of mini pics of the last screen it happens most when i go to use the internet I have wiped the pc again and it doesnt crash I have used my memory that is the same as the new stuff and it works with both sets of memory I have changed all the leads gone back to basics and it still does it I have even changed the thermal compound on the processor and it still crashes the temp before it crashes it 27Degrees so i am thinking its the processor or the motherboard..

    Please can someone advise me how to test these or can anyone tell me the problem


  2. ManQu

    ManQu TS Rookie

    Try installing a linux distro from a free download and test with linux to see if its just a windows driver issue ,or infact a hardware issue,as for Vista bin it and try Win7.
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