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Abit motherboard gone bad?


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Nalyd

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My computer is not booting very well. It will sometimes try, but freezes or reboots at different points through the boot up process. Sometimes before it finishes counting ram. Sometimes after it gets to windows loading screen. Sometimes after it verifies DMI. I have tried a new power supply, video card and using just one strip of ram. I tried to boot to a floppy, no luck there too. I have tried to just power the hard drive and mother board. What I dont know is what part is messed up, the processor or the motherboard? or both?


Abit AN7 w/ amd xp 3200
1gb pc3200
Radeon 9600
2 40g hdds
450w psu

Edited by Nalyd, 19 May 2005 - 08:16 PM.

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imthinking the psu might be bad. the processer either will work or it wont work. the mb will always halt or screw up at the same spot. try using a different psu, but dont buy a new one without a tech sharing my opinion.:tazz:

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I have a few PSUs, I tried a new one. No good. Same thing happened.
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Hi,

Can you boot into bios? if so post the temps and voltages

Rick

Edited by Doby, 19 May 2005 - 08:34 PM.

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I can sometimes. It freezes there too. Oh yeah, each time I reboot it shows my processor running at a different speed and the range changes between 333 and 400. I have tried default safe boot options but it didnt help. Temps are between 35 and 40degrees and the voltages are all normal.

Edited by Nalyd, 19 May 2005 - 08:37 PM.

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HMMM well with trying different psu's and resetting the bios and no improvement it does indeed sound like the mobo or cpu, hard to tell witch with out swaping.

Try the other stick of ram but I suppose you already tried that.

I really don't know but its one of the two sorry couldn't be more help but its a guess as to witch

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Thanks, kinda came to that conclusion myself. Just wanted a second opinion. Might as well buy both at once since combos are so cheap.
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i just went through somthing very very similar with my asus,,it was the cpu
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Please note the date of the OP 20/05/05

Edited by phillpower2, 09 May 2010 - 09:53 AM.

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