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Old 06-27-2013, 06:43 PM   #11 (permalink)
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Default Re: ASUS Astriker Extreme - failure to power up.

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@ MMike:

I've tried the low-voltage RAM fix, but no joy, sadly.

I'll be attempting a CMOS reset via battery removal later today. If that doesn't work I'll try to swap the BIOS chip.

Thanks for all advice provided so far. I'll keep you updated.
Sounds like a good plan, if the bios replacement chip does not work after all this.
Just let the thing die and move on to a different board or newer intel lga socket build.
Very "FEW" people have fixed it but it wasn't permanent. :/
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Old 06-27-2013, 08:56 PM   #12 (permalink)
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Default Re: ASUS Astriker Extreme - failure to power up.

At this point I'm tinkering with the board more as a learning experience than out of any real hope of resurrecting it. It's given me almost 6 years of service and has housed numerous upgrades so I'm happy with its performance and lifespan. The only sad note is that it's still quite a capable board, upgrade-wise, since the rig has a quad core QX6700 cpu (4x 2.66Ghz) which has yet to really bat an eyelid at any of the programs I regularly use.

The next rig will probably be a top of the range Rampage 5 - based rig, but I don't want to spare any expense so the complete article will be over 2000 british pounds. It'll be a while before I've saved up for that. Will be going for a GeForce Titan or whatever the top of the range nVidia card of the time is. Saving my pennies now.
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