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|1st February 2004, 18:43||#1|
Fried Mobo or Video Card????
Just built another new computer a couple of weeks ago, had problems but FINALLY had it running good 'til last night First off, my setup: Abit NF7-S 2.0, AMD 2600+ Barton, PowerColor Radeon 9700 Pro, Corsair DDR3200 twin 256MB, ViewSonic P95f+, Thermaltake Xaser 1000 tower w/ 420W power.
The real problem started last night when I read the article from Marci last night about OC'ing AMD's... I followed the instructions and got the FSB to 200, multiplier 12. I tried to restart to do a bit more tweaking but it would only say "Please Check Signal Cable" on the monitor. I couldn't get into the BIOS or anywhere!! I tried another monitor and same problem. I suspect that I fried something (and I'm not blaming you Marci)!
I swapped a couple of parts and got my old computer running so I could get here to post this. The monitor looks great on this computer where on the other one I couldn't get it focused (especially the sides). I was beginning to suspect either crappy monitor, bad Mobo, or bad vid card. Well it crapped out and I know it's not the monitor!
Anybody have any idea what the problem may be?? I don't have another card that will fit the ABIT AGP slot to test it. HELP
|1st February 2004, 19:01||#2|
the FSB is too high, and your mainboard can't handle it
reset your CMOS, check your manual for that. don't forget to unplug the power cord and wait a few minutes before you change the jumper setting
Besides, it looks you have little knowledge on computer hardware. it's pretty dangerous then to mess with overclocking
|1st February 2004, 19:07||#3|
THis MOBO is supposed to be able to handle a 400Mhz FSB which I had it at EXACTLY 400Mhz! I cleared the CMOS several times with no luck... I am assuming that you think the MOBO is fried??
|2nd February 2004, 01:17||#7|
I know it's not the HDD and the CPU but not sure weather it's the video card or mobo... I think it's the mobo because nothing happens aside from the HDD light staying on. If it was the video card I would still here the hard drive going and see the light flickering??
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