Hello everyone. After six months of not being able to use my computer, and 4 RMA's of my MSI Z77A-G41 motherboard, I believe I am having a problem with my processor.
One day in July, my motherboard stopped outputting VGA and my graphics card wouldn't work either. My computer would turn on, not post, and restart. I eventually got the motherboard RMA'd, thinking it was a problem with it. When I got it back, it worked fine for a week, then the problem started happening again.
Two RMA's later, and I'm stuck not having any idea what the problem could be. It's very unlikely faulty RAM, because I have tried several sticks. I don't think it is my PSU, and I'm left thinking it's a problem with my i7-3770K
After a few seconds of being on, my i7 gets extremely hot. I don't know if that means anything, but I think it might be the problem. I don't know how this problem could have happened, and I would like some help.