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Old 01-06-2007, 03:51 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Building a new system using the ASRock AM2NF6G-VSTA motherboard and a AM2 3500+

i was working on it yesterday, having a problem getting the HD audio drivers to work.

powered it on today to try again, and no go. the power light on the front of the case is on...and ive tried swapping psu's, to no avail. same exact thing.

there's no swollen caps on the motherboard, and no burning smell.

what the **** is going on here???

HELP! this system has to be completed ASAP
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Old 01-06-2007, 04:02 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Did you plug in the 4pin CPU power connector also?
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yeah...the 4 pin is connected...i had it running yesterday.

the case and cpu fan twitch when i throw the power on, but only enough to move slightly...

the hd and opticals dont move at all.

ive also tried disconnecting all extras just to try getting it to post. no luck
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I think it might just be a bad PSU from what you're telling us. If the optical drive doesn't open and I know the fans are probably connected to the motherboard so the board might not be getting enough power.

Did you try another outlet in your house?
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cant be the power supply...ive now tried 3...all of which are new...and one was an enermax noisetaker...they dont break...lol

ive tried several different jacks...and tested these ones with another computer

it must be the motherboard.

next im going to try reseting the cmos battery
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Bah disregard. I didn't see that the computer was actually turning on, just not POSTing.
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cant be the power supply...ive now tried 3...all of which are new...and one was an enermax noisetaker...they dont break...lol

ive tried several different jacks...and tested these ones with another computer

it must be the motherboard.

next im going to try reseting the cmos battery
Yeah it's looking like the motherboard, you should have reset the cmos a looooong time ago.
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Im guessing it's the mobo. But if you can check the ram first.
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