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Comp wont turn on
« on: 01-January-05, 03:33:29 »

my set up
MSI K8 Neo plat
Amd 3500
Kingston Value Ram 512kb
Evga 6800gt
2x Maxtor 160gb sata
Aspire 500w
12v+ = 36a  
about 9 thermal take fans
Thermaltake Xaser III super tower

When I Push the pwoer buttonit chirps and turns off, so i unplugged all the case fans, same thing, then I unplugged graphics card botted exept wiht a horrible pitched rbuzz noise, so then i plugged it back in took out ram, wouldnt boot, unplugged the hdd, would boot wiht a horrible solid buzzing noise so i think its the graphics card i don tknow whats happing thanks for your replies


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« Reply #1 on: 01-January-05, 07:15:52 »

Im sorry if this is hard to read if you want me to make it clearer i will... :lol_anim:


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« Reply #2 on: 01-January-05, 09:17:05 »

it's either your Power Supply or Memory, Kingston doesn't have a very good track record with this board, and Aspire isn't any brand i'd depend on..

i'd pickup a quality PSU, like the Enermax I have in my sig.
and also get a stick of Crucial memory..


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« Reply #3 on: 01-January-05, 16:05:08 »

no everything is new, do you think somethign is amatter with the graphics card?


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« Reply #4 on: 02-January-05, 04:48:02 »



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« Reply #5 on: 03-January-05, 18:11:57 »

I have the computer case usb ports connected you think it could be that?


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« Reply #6 on: 03-January-05, 18:39:03 »
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  • could well be be, especially given the buzzing etc., that you describe :-D)
    unplug them,
    reset bios :-

    How to clear the CMOS

    1) disconnect the power cable.

    2) push the power button to drain the capacitors

    3) Move the CMOS jumper to the clear position, from it's original 1-2 position to 2-3

    4) Wait a minute to be sure the CMOS has been cleared. Take your Time

    5) Return the CMOS jumper to it's original position 1-2

    6) Plug in power cable.

    7)restart computer

    8) enter bios and select load optimized Bios defaults - save & exit

    9) let pc reboot, if you have any settings you want changing do them now.
    like hard disk boot order etc.,

    10) hopefully youll boot
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