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computer won't start up

Discussion in 'PC hardware help' started by Yohko, Jul 13, 2007.

  1. Yohko

    Yohko Member

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    After one year my computer won't start up. it froze after i just turn it on for five minutes i hit the reset button. when it reach the post screen it froze again. i hit resent again but this time it won't start at all it won't even go into the post screen. i tried a different power supply and ram but still does the same thing. my computer spc Gigabyte GA-K8n Pro-SLI board consir 2 gig and a 3800 x2 cpu. i think it could be the cpu or the board. anyone have any idea what it could be thanks for the help
     
  2. ddp

    ddp Moderator Staff Member

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    take a look at the can shaped objects that are capacitors on the motherboard as they are supposed to be flat topped not domed.
     
  3. abuzar1

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    Do the fans power on? I had about the same problem, it turned out to be the board. Can you RMA the board or the CPU?
     
  4. Yohko

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    abuzar1 what do you mean by rma the board or cpu?
     
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    Return it to the manufacturer so they give you a new one.
     
  6. sammorris

    sammorris Senior member

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    It's unlikely to be the CPU, so I think you should return the motherboard like abuzar suggested.
     

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