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Try to revive what I got or just move to 1155

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So I was running my sig rig all nice and dandy. I come back from class and turn it on and well I think its ****ed.
It starts hanging at the 02 boot code, i tried cmos reseting, taking the battery out. swaping gpus, switching ram. Basically I think the motherboard and the cpu are screwed. -_-.
I'm never able to get to the bios. No dice nothing.
So I don't know anymore if I can "revive" this thing persay. Warranty on the MB is dead. CPU wise, I'm thinking If i have to replace the cpu. I might as well just overhaul it with new cpu, mb and ram.

Sorry if the post reads like crap. The new quarter just started and this is just ruined my day T_T.
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post #2 of 4
Sorry about your computer troubles. It does seem like a waste to pour money into a 775 setup, especially if there's no possibility of an RMA on the motherboard. It's probably time to go for LGA1155 but it's at pity this happened now and not after the release of Ivy Bridge.

Its almost certainly not the problem, but maybe try a different power supply before you upgrade just to be thorough.
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I think it's just the motherboard. 750i's are finicky things. I'd say just get a new motherboard off of geeks.com or something if you don't have that much money. $350 is a pretty large investment if you're just in school.
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That sounds like a good idea. I'll try my old coolermaster. Otherwise, I might just go slap a 2500k and call it a day >.>. Either that or just get an i3 and upgrade to ivy when it comes.
Edited by Shadowkillerdragon - 1/10/12 at 10:37pm
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1.5 TB Seagate Barracuda Windows 7 Ultimate Asus VS229 Das Ultimate Silent 
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