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Boots when cold. then dies and won't even post.
02-09-2012, 09:41 PM,
#1
Boots when cold. then dies and won't even post.
I've reseated everything, including the CPU... it seems to boot fine if it sits for a while, but then, in 5-6 minutes, just dies.. no shut-down sequence, anything... then, if I try to restart it, no post beep or anything, fans spin, hard drive spins, but nothing...

I've taken out the video card (using on-board video) and nothing changes. Tried each memory stick individually, swapped them, etc...

Athlon II X3 455 Box AM3 3.3G 512KB 95W
Samsung 1 TB Spinpoint 7200 RPM 32MB Cache SATA 3.5 inch
Acer H243H bmid 24-Inch Widescreen LCD Display (Black)
GIGABYTE ATI Radeon HD6850 1GB DDR5
GIGABYTE GA-78LMT-S2P Motherboard
PSU ANTEC 520W HCG-520
CARD READER KOUTECH IO-RCM621
MEM 2Gx2|GSKILL F3-10666CL9D (4 GIG)

Help???
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02-09-2012, 10:07 PM,
#2
RE: Boots when cold. then dies and won't even post.
Wondering if maybe a goofy sensor on MB that is detecting a high temp and shutting down...wondering if resetting the CMOS would help reset the board? I don't suspect it would hurt anything to try it...but i am really guessing here.
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02-09-2012, 10:21 PM,
#3
RE: Boots when cold. then dies and won't even post.
Thanks for trying... it's sitting unplugged with the battery out, now... I'm stumped.
Intel Core i7-870 Lynnfield 2.93GHz O/C to 4.20GHz ~ ASUS P7P55D-E Pro MoBo ~ G.SKILL Sniper 16GB (4 x 4GB) ~ CM HAF 922 Case ~ 2X Radeon HD 6850 1GB in Crossfire ~ Sandisk 256GB SATA 3.0 SSD ~ Sandisk 120GB SATA 3.0 SSD ~ A-DATA 64GB SATA II SSD ~ 2X Western Digital 3 TB ~ 2X Samsung 1 TB Spinpoint ~ Corsair 750W Power Supply ~ CM Hyper 212 Plus CPU Cooler ~ 2x Acer H243H 24" 2ms 24" LCD >>>> 7.7 Windows Score <<<< Highest Stable O/C Score
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02-09-2012, 11:29 PM,
#4
RE: Boots when cold. then dies and won't even post.
Sounds like either a dying PSU or overheating. When you get a good boot try to observe the temperatures with HWMonitor or a program like that.
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02-11-2012, 08:22 PM,
#5
RE: Boots when cold. then dies and won't even post.
New motherboard seems to have solved the problem ... $61 overnighted from Amazon... Maybe he'll use the surge suppressor now... No proof that it WAS a voltage issue, but this is the first mobo I've ever had "go bad"...
Intel Core i7-870 Lynnfield 2.93GHz O/C to 4.20GHz ~ ASUS P7P55D-E Pro MoBo ~ G.SKILL Sniper 16GB (4 x 4GB) ~ CM HAF 922 Case ~ 2X Radeon HD 6850 1GB in Crossfire ~ Sandisk 256GB SATA 3.0 SSD ~ Sandisk 120GB SATA 3.0 SSD ~ A-DATA 64GB SATA II SSD ~ 2X Western Digital 3 TB ~ 2X Samsung 1 TB Spinpoint ~ Corsair 750W Power Supply ~ CM Hyper 212 Plus CPU Cooler ~ 2x Acer H243H 24" 2ms 24" LCD >>>> 7.7 Windows Score <<<< Highest Stable O/C Score
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02-11-2012, 11:06 PM,
#6
RE: Boots when cold. then dies and won't even post.
A power surge is a MUST for any PC/laptop, electronic components are very fragile and sensitive components when it comes to electricity fluctuations.
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