Many, many CPU Issues

By tnick03
Nov 6, 2016
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  1. So I just upgraded my CPU and so far it hasn't been as great as I expected. I went from an fx-4300 to an fx-8320e and I have been having some big problems. I have been experiencing crashing, blue screens (clock_watchdog_timeout and others), I have had my overclocks fail, and over voltages fail as well. I have the Cooler Master Hyper T2 cooler for overclocking and my temps are stable so not sure what could be causing all this. My performance in games is also a hit for miss. Sometimes its amazing and other times its terrible. I thought it might be that I'm not giving it enough volts so I tried to do that and got even more confused. My motherboard doesn't exactly do the greatest job of explaining. When I try to change the volts it says to press + to add and - to subtract. But when I press plus once it goes up to 0.837500 V then every + after that goes up by small increments. I am very confused. I was starting to think it might be a PSU problem but I honestly have no idea. I'm not sure what it the root of all these problems and would love some help. Thanks! :)

    Overclocking Failed: https://gyazo.com/24d004b5eb735b509c24889990703526

    CPU Overvoltage:
    With no changes: https://gyazo.com/994ea230710d2dbc7d40bd4be69cfe08
    What my MOBO says about CPU Overvoltage: https://gyazo.com/7fd753d8f7a57f3c5b5a06363a4fd1a7
    When I hit + once: https://gyazo.com/e5a40781e8350843aaf49fe4ab950a41
    When I hit + twice: https://gyazo.com/828bd86b034ebcf8e0efbd23670eba29

    My System:
    CPU: AMD FX-8320E
    CPU COOLER: Cooler Master Hyper T2
    GPU: MSI RX 470 4GB
    RAM: 8GB Crucial Ballistix
    MOTHERBOARD: Asus M5A78L-M/USB3 (Up to date BIOS)
    POWER SUPPLY: Evga 500W W1 80+
     
  2. Cycloid Torus

    Cycloid Torus Stone age computing. Posts: 3,025   +663

    When you installed new CPU, did you reset BIOS setup?

    Is CPU on list of CPUs supported by this motherboard?
     

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