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Ok today i reinstalled everything, all the parts. For the first 6 hours the system had no problems, it was even o/c-ed up to 3.0ghz. I have a triple rad and i turned 2 of the fans off when i was browsing net. Than i wanted play some cs1.6 and turned on the fans and went into server i played like 15 mins and *boom , computer shut down. After 2 secs later the exhaust fan made a spin.

Than i checked the water in the w/c setup and it was really hot.

I turned it on and system ran fine, after halfan hour later my opteron 170 had arrivbed. I turned on the PC and installed the new CPU. Than it boot and i had to go somewhr and left it open, when i came back the comp. was turned off again.

I pressed power button, as soon as the DFI logo came up on the screen, the power on the mobo went off. The chipset fan and one 120mm exhaust fan which is connected to mobo, stopped but the system was still working, monitor was on and i had the display where it saYS f1 to continue and blabla.

The PSU fan doesnt work either. I reseted the cmos but didnt work.

What is wrong ?
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post #2 of 15
Got the Opty? Good.

Either the motherboard took a hit with that overclock (Northbridge overheated ???), or your PSU is acting up. Those are my two calls at the moment.

My guess is that something, somewhere overheated and is now causing issues (I assume that it still won't work with the 3700+, so the CPU is not to blame.)
    
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post #3 of 15
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Yes i received the cpu, thanks chozart. It happened with the 3700+ first.

I think it's definately the PSU, there must be a problem with the +12v which connects to the Mobo. The fan is connected to it also. since the PSU fan doesntwork it must be the PSU...
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Let's hope a new PSU will work (It's odd a PSU like that will cause these problems). I surely hope there is not some motherboard component that overheated.
    
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Well, i ll take it to my friend's house tomorrow and we'll see what's wrong. Thank you chozart.
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Hope thet 120mm was't drawing more than the MB can handle. Best not to hook most 120mm fans to the MB
    
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Yea i thought about that too but if the mobo cant handle a 120mm fan then why did they put 5 x 3pin connectors on the mobo.
I don't know, i am so frustrated because this PSU cost me like $200CAD and it didnt even last 6 months. And there is no warranty (i took off all the stickers and stuff and opened its case once)

But there is one thing i dont get :

When i push the power button, everything powers up but the PSU fan.
The 120mm exhaust and chipset fan spins for 5 secs and the power goes off slowly (it doesnt cut off the power right away). That's so weird.

I also think that my bios might be corrupted. Why ?

Because before this Ultra-D i had a SLI-DR and something happened with that mobo too. When i pluged everything, the yellow lights'd turn on but it wouldnt power up.

Ohh now i am doing 8 hour clear cmos, hoping that it might help...
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Can anybody with a DFI LanParty NF4 mobo tell me which led lights on the mobo turns on when the power is connected to mobo (when the computer is off, in standby position)

Thank you !
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anybody please ???
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post #10 of 15
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Ok, i got the chipset fan and 120mm fan working. But the PSU fan doesnt work at all. I try other 3 pin connectors on the mobo but same. What could cause the PSU fan not working ?

Btw The fan in the psu works, i tried it seperately from PSU...
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