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If your kid is of the kind that fiddle around with the PC on his own, check what sort of overclocking he has attempted.

I take '4 x 16 GB' as a hint that he might be a gamer. Gamers are more prone to fiddle with overclocking than those who primarily uses the PC to do schoolwork and writing letters to grandma Smile | :) Always consider overclocking to be 'On your own risk land'!

Some BIOSes allow you to limit the clocking to even below the nominal frequency, which may help keeping an unstable machine more stable until you get an opportunity to replace the unstable chip.

You say the problem is intermittent. Often, intermittent problems can be provoked by running specially designed stress testing programs. I did that many years ago, but I guess the programs I used back then have been replaced by others today. Googling 'RAM stress test' returns quite a few hits, but as I haven't tried any of them, I do not have the background to recommend one over the other.
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