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#1
Well got the AM2 Crosshair mobo,AMD OPTERON DUAL CORE 1210 ,Mushkin 1 Gb xp2-6400

Got all the stuff in and went to boot up and it posted normal beeps the CROSSHAIR screen comes up,at the bottom of the screen it says: PRESS DEL TO ENTER SETUP ,which was normal
But nothing happens when up press DEL ?? :wtf:
it freezes,and does nothing ,All fans are running all normal lights are on, all cables are connected ...wot is going on??

I also tried the mem one stick at a time in ALL slots .... nothing ...same thing :confused:
the post screen at the back stops on TEST V RAM

Ayone got any ideas??

Thanks up front ;)

PS: iam running my old system its sitting on the CROSSHAIR box :p
with my hds and psu beside it ... on the FLOOR
 
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Yeah ...nope iam the first one with AM2 system none of my friends have AM2 yet
 

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#4
VRAM....sounds like Video card then, is there one or 2 cards in there and is there manually you need to set on the mobo?
 

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have u got any flash drives or usb HD's connected. Those can interrupt ur bootup
 
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No i have not got any flash drives or usb HD's connected

for vid card it says VGA using one card


Well its either mobo or mem and it could be either
 

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#7
Take out the RAM and see if you get the same kind of beeps you are currently hearing.
If you do then the RAM is bad.
 
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#8
Take out the RAM and see if you get the same kind of beeps you are currently hearing.
If you do then the RAM is bad.
If i take out the ram it keeps on beeping and wont stop till i reboot ... with either one or the pair in it beeps twice ... the ASUS cross hair logo pops up and then it just freezes
 
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Heh..... i did not take this into consideration


Support AMD® Socket AM2 Athlon 64 X2 / Athlon 64 FX / Athlon 64/ Sempron :p

no OPTERON :rolleyes:


Now i have get an other processor while waitng for a BIOS update supporting the Opterons if/when that ever happens
 
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WEll i took back the Opteron got my money back so i still need a processor :)
 
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Heres what was said on the ASUS site forum about the AM2 cpu s


But keep clear of CPU's with odd numbered multipliers such as the 4200+. 4400+, and 5000+. The odd multi's will cause your RAM to run lower than stock speeds due to the internal memory divisor. Stick with even multi's, the 3800+, 4000+, 4600+, & 4800+,
 
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Heh..... i did not take this into consideration


Support AMD® Socket AM2 Athlon 64 X2 / Athlon 64 FX / Athlon 64/ Sempron :p

no OPTERON :rolleyes:


Now i have get an other processor while waitng for a BIOS update supporting the Opterons if/when that ever happens

lol nice1 dude :roll: :roll:
 
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yeah ill be fine got a refund on the opteron the x2 4600 65w is on order :)
 
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Heres what was said on the ASUS site forum about the AM2 cpu s


But keep clear of CPU's with odd numbered multipliers such as the 4200+. 4400+, and 5000+. The odd multi's will cause your RAM to run lower than stock speeds due to the internal memory divisor. Stick with even multi's, the 3800+, 4000+, 4600+, & 4800+,
this is only true if you have ddr2-800 and dont plan to overclock, my rams rated at 533 4-4-4-12 at "stock" setting, but as you can see its at 805 with 5-5-4-8 1t rock stable at 2.8gz :)
 
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i have ddr2-800 so it was good to find out now :)