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    No POST beeps - Mobo Dead?

    The ongoing saga of a progressively dying machine... Good as Gold for 3 years, then when I start ordering components for a new build, it gets the huff and starts crashing/rebooting. Trace to RAM errors, Corsair are BRILLIANT and refund my original cost (ex VAT) but as equivalent RAM is now less than half the price, this is fantastic.

    Get replacement RAM (Corsair of course) and the PSU dies.

    Get replacement PSU and on re-assembly get long beep on POST possibly followed by short beep(s). Graphics Card? RAM? Remove both, on powerup series of long beeps.....

    Replace components. On power up no beeps. Fans all spinning, all voltages OK. Clear CMOS etc....

    No POST beeps.


    Is mobo dead?
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    Quote Originally Posted by EtheAv8r View Post
    The ongoing saga of a progressively dying machine... Good as Gold for 3 years, then when I start ordering components for a new build, it gets the huff and starts crashing/rebooting. Trace to RAM errors, Corsair are BRILLIANT and refund my original cost (ex VAT) but as equivalent RAM is now less than half the price, this is fantastic.

    Get replacement RAM (Corsair of course) and the PSU dies.

    Get replacement PSU and on re-assembly get long beep on POST possibly followed by short beep(s). Graphics Card? RAM? Remove both, on powerup series of long beeps.....

    Replace components. On power up no beeps. Fans all spinning, all voltages OK. Clear CMOS etc....

    No POST beeps.


    Is mobo dead?
    Could be although i had a similar problem back in the athlon XP 3500+ days and it turned out to be the cpu

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    sounds very much like it.. I had no beeps on my P5B Deluxe which I'm getting RMA'ed.

    I recall Clunk having some trouble with 3 Commando boards, but I think they were teething problems.

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    Could be a short.

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    • EtheAv8r's system
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    It is an Athlon 3200+ system.... I will persue the short theory using Clunk's out of the case testing method....
    Try to make each and every day the best it can be.

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