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Discussion in 'General Hardware' started by TheMailMan78, Oct 14, 2009.

  1. Nick89

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    230 is a mild OC to begin with, I ran my old asus socket 939 @260 for the longest time and it still works flawlessly.
     
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    Do you think I fried my CPUs and RAM too? :cry:
     
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    I don't think so, you should be fine with the 955 however I cant say for the 720 but it is unlikely.
     
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    RAM?
     
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    Ram is easy to fry.

    At any rate, did you unplug it and take out the CMOS battery for a few minutes yet?
     
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    Ram should be fine. Only way it could have died is if the mobo corrupted the RAM when it went. I would test it in another machine.
     
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    He could've had a power surge. If the NB fried, it could've taken the ram with it. If the cpu fried, it could've take the ram with it. Etc, etc. I have found the ram to be the most brittle piece of equipment in a computer.

    Speaking of power, did we happen to try a different psu?
     
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    That is true. However I think it is unlikely in this scenario.

    Also agree with trying different PSU.





    <--999 posts LOL
     
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    I popped the battery out. No luck. If its the PSU Ill hang myself. All signs point to mobo. As for the surge I doubt it. I have it behind some pretty good regulators.
     
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    Can you RMA the mobo?
     
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    I know this sounds weird, but try unplugging and replugging all the connections.
     
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    I can but I need my computer NOW. I have a 1k deadline I need to meet.

    Nothing. Already did that. Wile E do you think I could have fried the new CPU? Or is it unlikely?
     
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    CPUs frying is a very rare occurrence, with the exception of when you push excessive temps or voltage.
     
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    HossHuge: nice avatar heh.
     
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    Hey Mailman didn't you vote for Link over Freeman?

    Hm coincidence? ;)

    just messin around

    But yeah seriously check for an imprint of a crowbar!

    anyluck with the PC man?
     
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    I got a new Mobo coming from the "egg". I just hope its better than the last one.

    Asus M4A78-E

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    Got a good board coming to ya man. I hope it works great for ya man!

    :toast:
     
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    I sure hope so. It was a fast purchase for me. I like to read up on things before I buy. I just hope it wasn't a downgrade. :ohwell:
     
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    Only a 4 pin CPU connector, but I remember cdawall getting some excellent clocks out of his board. Asus is a good choice for AMD.
     
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    Well I installed a new Mobo, RAM and CPU and the damn piece of shit still wont post! All I get now is a single beep. Only thing left is the PSU but the damn thing is providing power. I'm so damn lost.
     
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    I'm guessing you've tried using 1 stick of ram in different slots?
     
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    F**king lame man. Do you still have two video cards? Tried one or the other? Probablly your PSU. Yhpm.
     
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    I removed both of them. No luck. First I lose my job then my main work rig dies a mystery death. This month sucks.
     
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    Have you read your mobo instructions to identify just what that beep means?

    Could help you identify the exact problem.
     

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