How do I know for sure my MOBO is fine after RMAin' it? - Techist - Tech Forum

Go Back   Techist - Tech Forum > Computer Hardware > New Systems | Building and Buying
Click Here to Login
Closed Thread
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 07-27-2010, 11:10 PM   #1 (permalink)
Lookin' for higher ground
Join Date: Feb 2007
Location: Sacramento
Posts: 1,107
Default How do I know for sure my MOBO is fine after RMAin' it?


Ok, I had the BSOD problem with the GA-P55A-UD3 (rev. 1.0) a while back and we were trying to determine exactly if it was the MOBO, the RAM, or something else...

Well, Gigabyte asked me to return the MOBO. I did, and after waiting 2+ weeks, they finally sent it back.

They provided no documentation whatsoever. I do not know if they worked on it, replaced some parts on it, or anything else!

I plugged everything back in started this baby up and some strange screen came up 3 times that asked me what boot it was...[I cannot remember exactly what it said]. I think I eventually pushed F1 and then that screen no longer appeared.

Well, I just finished 10 hours of prime95, memtest86+, and the torture test, and no more BSOD's. The system seems stable now.

Ok, my million dollar question: How do I know if it was the MOBO [other than the obvious process of elimination]?

Some other questions:

Should I wait another week before I begin to install all my special programs such as MS Office 2010?

Is this normal that a company would send a RMA item back to me without stating clearly what was done?

Last, any suggestions as to where I go from here [my main goal now is just to have a stable system please].


Intel i5-3570
ASRock Z77 Extreme4
GeForce 560Ti
Seasonic SS660XP Platinum
Corsair Vengeance 1600 16GB
Antec H20 620
Intel 180GB SATA III 520
WD Black Caviar 2 TB
Seagate Green 3 TB
Gentle Typhoons [3]
Scythe Fan Controller w/Temps
soarwitheagles is offline  
Closed Thread

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Bad Mobo? Plz help! smileysays System Upgrades 6 10-31-2007 01:44 PM
Somethings Wrong! Bad Mobo? Plz help! smileysays Hardware Repairs and Troubleshooting 5 10-30-2007 03:41 PM
No video but sounds like its running fine Tadow Hardware Repairs and Troubleshooting 15 06-01-2007 01:30 PM
Fine Arts vs. Applied Science Gigabite Technology Careers and Education 1 05-25-2007 03:06 PM
cannot install vista.. got a dell mobo siddanth3 New Systems | Building and Buying 13 04-30-2007 05:05 PM

Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 01:30 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.