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After failing in overclocking my fx 8320, my pc will not post

So a couple of days ago I was overclocking my fx 8320 cpu with a program called amd overdrive. I was able to achieve a stable 4.3 ghz at like 1.4voltage, but then I tried 4.5 ghz. It seemed to work but after launching World of Warcraft a few seconds later, the pc screen displayed a light blue background with white distortions across it. At this point, the pc freezes and then I have to turn it off. Upon turning it on again, the hdd led on the case flashes and then never works for the rest of its run. The hdd is spinning but the pc is not posting. I know for a fact that all of the pieces in my pc work because I tested them a few weeks prior amd everything either spins up or heats up. I cleaered the cmos several times by removing the battery and using the jumper. No results. I also reseated every single component and made sure that everything was plugged in. I also tried to use it barebones and I switched and removed any unnecessary components but nothing posts.The damn thing does not P.O.S.T no matter what.

Please help me, I really need to use this thing for work and school (not to mention WoW).
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  1. That's usual result when OC-ing thru SW, that's why it's not recommended. Reset CMOS/BIOS, start windows in safe mode and uninstall AOD. You can reinstall it later but use for monitoring only.
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    What he ^ said.

    OCing with software is just bad. They tend to get the voltage way wrong. The main concern with OCing via software is that the CPU will boot. But then, as you have found out, you still have instability.

    I tried with my 6700k and Asus board. The OC reached 4.6GHz but there was terrible stuttering in all my games.

    Redid the OC myself and was able to hit 4.7GHz @1.4v stable.
  3. CountMike said:
    That's usual result when OC-ing thru SW, that's why it's not recommended. Reset CMOS/BIOS, start windows in safe mode and uninstall AOD. You can reinstall it later but use for monitoring only.


    Yeah I tried to reset the cmos several times but this thing wont even boot
  4. Take out CMOS battery, leave PC off for an hour, turn on again
  5. Won't be anything to do with cmos , overdrive settings dont do anything to bios settings at all.

    A straight safe boot disabling overdrive 'should' have fixed this.

    Killed your cpu maybe !?

    Whats the full system ??
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