First off hello
I've posted this on forum.abit-usa.com/showthread.php?t=129460 too (can't post links yet here), and since I'm from Sweden(EU) I thought maybe I'd post here aswell, bit "closer to home".
Alot perhaps are on several forums and I think atleast BUFF here is the one that has answered me on the USA-forum already.
I apologize if this was a bad idea posting on both but I really want as many as possible give their input on this matter, and maybe a few aren't on both/have had the same experience with my setup.
Abit IP35 Pro
Corsair Dominator PC8500
Powercolor 2900 Pro
Initial setup went great and vey smooth, installed all and got it running without problems for one whole day with reboots etc. Shut down at night and next morning it was dead, only LED showing '87'. Tried all CMOS-resets but nothing. Took everything apart, re-assembled to no avail several times.
Began to search online for similar problems and that's when I ended up here and read the threads regarding specific psu's in conjunction with this mobo giving similar issues. Weird but good enough, I RMA'd both parts in agreement with the store (although I kinda feel they'll test the parts and come up with no problem at all unless they use the same parts I have and not just hook up to some testing station).
I've read alot of people use the exact same parts in their computers, working totally ok. What I would like to know is if I'm as "doomed from the start" for choosing these exact parts as I feel ?
Worst thought atm is that the store won't find anything wrong with the parts themselves -> I'll have to pay them investigating what seems ok. I don't have other parts to just "try with" so I'm abit frantic atm.
So with these conditions set, is it really more stroke of luck if you get it to work with a Corsair PSU+mem and a abit IP35 Pro or ? Should I aim to exchange the psu first, or the memory, or perhaps the mobo?
Which part exchanged would give me the best chance of getting a working computer again.
Posting some replys I've already got;
Today I got an email from the store saying they've recieved my RMA, so I'll be on the edge of my seat now until I get word from them again