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by Poidid123 / April 19, 2017 9:09 AM PDT

I built my computer 4 days ago. It worked fine until the 4 day when i was playing and then i got a clock_watchdog_timeout while playing a game and now the computer doesn't start it just gets either clock_watchdog_timeout or check_machine_exception. I updated bios and tried installing windows again, but it blue screens on the install screen. I put a new layer of thermal paste if that would have been the problem. I used E1 IC Essential that is very cheap. But everytime i put the water cooling head on it spreads the paste very badly. I haven't overclocked knowingly at all. But im not sure how to even in the asus bios. I also put the voltage down for the prosessor but to no effect
The prosessor is only 4 days old so it could be a defect?

Specs
Prosessor: Intel i5 7600k
Motherboard: Asus Rog Strix Z270H
Video Card: Gigabyte GTX 1070
Power Supply: Super Flower Golden Green HX 750w 80 Plus Gold
RAM: G.Skill 16GB (2x8GB), Ripjaws V
Hard drives: Samsung 850 EVO SSD 500 Gt
Western Digital Desktop Black 2TB
Case: Thermaltake Overseer RX-I Full-Tower
4 case fans and Hydro 75 prosessor water cooler

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I think
by itsdigger / April 19, 2017 9:43 AM PDT
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Check out itsdigger's link.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / April 19, 2017 10:31 AM PDT

But that error is all over the web. The only time I ran into it was when the owner changed the machine dramatically (new CPU, etc.) and didn't upgrade the BIOS and reinstall the OS.

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Questions
by Bob__B / April 19, 2017 2:29 PM PDT

' I updated bios'
If the machine won't boot how where you able to update the bios?

'tried installing windows again'
What media are you using for the install?

Does a linux live cd boot?

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Bios booting
by Poidid123 / April 20, 2017 12:15 PM PDT
In reply to: Questions

What i was supposed to write is that the computer boots fine to bios but when it tries to boot ti windows it gets a blue screen. I tested the ssd it works fine on another computer so you can rule that out

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Windows does bluescreen when moved from one machine
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / April 20, 2017 5:25 PM PDT
In reply to: Bios booting

To another. That's not a good test.

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Answer
by Poidid123 / April 20, 2017 9:10 PM PDT

Im trying to install windows 10 from a usb drive and i don't jse linux so i dont know if that would work

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Windows boot
by Poidid123 / April 20, 2017 9:13 PM PDT

I installed windows 10 from a usb to a empty ssd without any problems and it worked fine for 4 days

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Questions
by Bob__B / April 20, 2017 6:58 PM PDT
In reply to: Bios booting

Now answer the 3 questions I asked above.

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Answers
by Poidid123 / April 20, 2017 9:10 PM PDT
In reply to: Questions

Im trying to install windows 10 from a usb drive and i don't jse linux so i dont know if that would work

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Bios update
by Poidid123 / April 20, 2017 9:15 PM PDT
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I updated bios also using a usb

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Question
by Bob__B / April 20, 2017 9:50 PM PDT
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Where did this copy of w10 come from?

Go to another machine and download a copy of zorin live cd and put it on a dvd.

Boot it up on the other machine just to verify it works,no need to install it.

Boot it up on the problem machine.

Does it boot?

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Windows and boot cd
by Poidid123 / April 20, 2017 11:20 PM PDT
In reply to: Question

I went to windows on web site and downloaded there windows 10 install creater. Made the usb into a bootable device and installed windows with it. It work for like 4 days and now everytime i try to boot into windows again it blue screens and also when i try to install windows again with the usb drive.

I will try this boot cd when i get home from work.

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Re: blue screen
by Kees_B Forum moderator / April 21, 2017 2:30 AM PDT
In reply to: Windows and boot cd

If you get a blue screen when booting from and running from the Windows install USB, it most likely is some hardware issue. The more so, since it worked for 4 days, as you write.

- Can you boot from other bootable USB's or CD/DVD's?
- Can you boot from that stick if you disconnect the hard drive?

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Boot test
by Poidid123 / April 22, 2017 4:48 AM PDT
In reply to: Re: blue screen

The conputer doesn't boot with a cd or a usb. I didn't try disconnecting the ssd but i took the computer to the place i bought it from for them to test it

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