|There's no reason to clear CMOS. Run CPU-Z to check the clock settings for your CPU:|
Also, check the CPU temp in the BIOS. Usually under "PC Health" or something similar.
Another possibility is you have a weak PSU & it's buckling under load.
"I told my system to give me error messages, which it did, 2 different ones"
It would help if you said what those error messages were.