New rig doesn't even start? No response? - Page 4 - 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 12-20-2006, 04:29 PM   #31 (permalink)
True Techie
Join Date: Sep 2004
Posts: 117
Send a message via AIM to theor

Well ****, just reapplied thermal plaste... booted it up and it had normal temps. I set the proper voltages for the RAM, believe it or not the MOBO doesn't pick up the proper voltages for the ram etc so you need to set the defaults yourself . I kept checking the CPU temps thinking I only had a certain amount of time before another hiccup but temps stayed stable. It seems the direction in which you apply the heatsink really matters. Although it's square and is seemingly symmetrical it may matter the direction you place it. The instructions show a diagram but they don't mention whether placement really matters or whether there's a correct way. I just checked the diagram and the way the wiring was associated with the CPU FAN power on the heatsink and I suppose it worked? Secured the heatsink properly like before and it's fine now. Hopefully I didn't jinx myself. Thanks for all your help guys, I know I posted a **** of a lot. But the power supply test was extremely neat and it'll stay with me, and this was a learning experience. Ya'll are a treat to be around.

theor is offline  
Old 12-20-2006, 05:36 PM   #32 (permalink)
Ultra Techie
KingAustin's Avatar
Join Date: Aug 2005
Location: Iowa
Posts: 673
Send a message via AIM to KingAustin

To answer your previous question, if you damaged your CPU, you would definitely know because of the burning smell and/or smoke. Glad everything is fine now.

E6300 w/ AF7 Pro 3.11ghz
Gigabyte DS3
2GB G.Skill DDR2 800
7900GT w/ Zalman vf900 650/800
Z-5500 Digital Speakers
22" Chimei + 19" BENQ
XClio 3060
KingAustin 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

Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 07:42 AM.

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