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post #21 of 26
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At this point I am convinced the board is bad.

I checked the chip, and it is seated properly. Aegir mount and backplate are snug but not cranked.

I installed the new memory from work and got the exact same result as with my own. So I removed them, flashed the cmos, and then booted with no memory...exact same response. Chip light is solid, DRAM is off, press MemOK, it blinks. No output to screen at all.

With the massive quantity of DOA's I've read about with this board, I don't have much urge to troubleshoot any farther. It does lower my opinion of Asus fairly significantly, but I made the choice knowing it's reputation to be potentially non-working already, so I can't really flame them. They better swap it quick, though...I am an impatient man.
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Apparently the memory slots not working has been seen before. Asus issued an RMA code without question. Phone call took 4 minutes. Bummer, but at least turn around time will be quick.
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post #23 of 26
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Got the board out and old motherboard reinstalled.

Awesome.

Now that doesn't boot either. There isn't a swear word in existence that describes what I want to scream right now.
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Apparently the memory slots not working has been seen before. Asus issued an RMA code without question. Phone call took 4 minutes. Bummer, but at least turn around time will be quick.
RMA should go smoothly.

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Got the board out and old motherboard reinstalled.

Awesome.

Now that doesn't boot either. There isn't a swear word in existence that describes what I want to scream right now.
Ohh man, I would be yelling something right now.
post #25 of 26
Ok maybe i can be of some assisstance. Right off the bat, is the faulty mobo an MSI or ASUS?
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post #26 of 26
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Both...

Originally I was running the MSI, than swapped in the Asus that didn't work so it got RMA'd. Going back to the MSI appears that it died as well (I guess). Got the new Asus, still no POST. Every part except the case has been changed out at least once with the same result. The only part I haven't changed yet is the chip on the newest Asus board, which I will do tonight.

I moved most of this to a 2nd thread.
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