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My pc freezes/crashes for the first 2-10 minutes something like 3 to 5 times in the operating system or even in the bios screen. After 10 minutes this never happens again and I can use it to do whatever I like (never had problems after the first 10 minutes). I was thinking of a condensator in the power supply problem, could it be?

The POST beep is okay when the boot process doesn't crash

My system information:

<<< System Summary >>>

Mainboard : Gigabyte X58A-UD3R

Chipset : Intel X58

Processor : Intel Core i7 930 @ 2800 MHz

Physical Memory : 6144 MB (3 x 2048 DDR3-SDRAM )

Video Card : ATI Radeon HD 5800 Series

Hard Disk : Seagate ST350041 8AS SCSI Disk Device (500GB)

Hard Disk : Western Digital WD74 0HLFS-01G6U1 SCSI Disk Device (74GB)



Monitor Type : HannsStar HW191 - 19 inches

Network Card : Realtek Semiconductor RTL8168/8111 PCIe Gigabit Ethernet Adapter

Operating System : Windows 7 Ultimate Professional Media Center 6.01.7601 Service Pack 1 (64-bit)

DirectX : Version 11.00

Windows Performance Index : 5.9 on 7.9 (not updated)

<<< Mainboard >>>

Manufacturer : Gigabyte Technology Co., Ltd.

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Your question lacks details which would allow anyone giving you a good answer. Please edit your question with more detail like; What have you done to troubleshoot or research this? Have you checked beep codes during POST? Have you run MEMTEST? What version of Windows are you using? Have you tried to boot to a CD to see if the problem continues? – CharlieRB Feb 11 '13 at 12:41
This is usually caused by an incorrect BIOS setting, most commonly timing or voltage settings. Are you overclocking or overvolting at all? Are your memory timings customized? – David Schwartz Feb 11 '13 at 13:10
What is the age of this system? Also, model? – BigHomie Feb 11 '13 at 13:29

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