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Old 11-04-2008, 02:08 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Hey everyone, I got this weird issue.

Im building a pc the MB is a NFORCE 750I SLI FTW with 4G of DDR2 533, a 600 - Watt Pwr Supply, it has a core 2 quad processor w hsink and I have 2 fans in it along with pwr supply fan and PC fan oh almost forgot I have 2x PCI Geoforce 7100's. The pc will load ill hit del to enter setup and about 30 secs later the system just shuts off????

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Old 11-04-2008, 06:12 AM   #2 (permalink)
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the best way to solve this is the process of elimination. but before u try that, just a couple of things,

try using a popular brand stick of ram if u got any
reset cmos (refer to manual)
check the sticker on the psu, and tell us how many amps (XXA) it has in the 12v rail(s)

but i have a suspicion ur mobo could be shorting out, maybe a loose screw or standoff etc.
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sounds like you're not getting enough power (probably to your GPUs)... try with only one GPU, one DIMM, CPU and HSF (no HDDs, opticals or anything else) and see if you can get into the BIOS
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Moved to right section
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What PSU do you have?
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