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did i just killed my mobo?? or my CPU?? need help please

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i was in the bios disabling some stuff and by accident i pressed the OC GENIE button: the system hanged then i did a reboot.. and the problem started mad.gif

it doesnt matter what i do, cmos reset, jumper reset, removing the battery, disconect/reconect everything including reseating the cpu/test memory banks, power cables, graphic card, etc

NOTHING WORK

POST CODE "FF"

it doesnt even let me go into bios anymore !!

it is stuck there, pc turns on, post code FF (the only code it shows from the begining) and thats all... D:


Motherboard: MSI 990FX GD80 (was working perfectly before this accident)
CPU: FX 8120
ram: Kinsgton HyperX blue 1600mhz




the bios was STOCK, nothing changed no overclock nothing !!


i really need the help please, + REP to everyone that post in here and thank you in advance thumb.gif
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post #2 of 22
Did a little poking around, flashing the bios seems to fix it.

http://msi.com/product/mb/990FXA-GD80.html#/?div=BIOS
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post #3 of 22
Do you have a different mobo/cpu/ram to test with? Would be the obvious choice to do....


Just found something.....boot with a single ram stick, in dimm slot 4 only, then see if the post code passes FF. If not...

Found that instruction here: http://forums.techarena.in/overclocking-computer-modification/1401757.htm

Try booting with no gpu.

Try 1 RAM stick at a time.

Doess your board have a BIOS flashback thing? May be worth looking into.
 
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post #4 of 22
Try and move your RAM sticks to the other color channels and see if it boots.
 
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post #5 of 22

I highly doubt The motherboard or CPU was killed, It does sound like something strange is going on with the bios though.

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post #6 of 22
I read alot of other threads with the FF code, most were solved with a bios flash
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post #7 of 22
Well first thing I would do is BIOS update to same one not sure how to do this with out getting into BIOS first tho. Second thingbtry CPU/ ram in different board third thing rma CPU and board but my guess is you courped the BIOS. Keep informed for future reference.

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thanks to everyone, tried everything under the sun and still nothing.. crap; the only thing left to do its to take it to a technician and see what else can be done

thanks everyone and +rep for the help thumb.gif
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post #9 of 22
Considering clearing the CMOS doesn't work, and you cannot get into the bios, it probably is borked.

Maybe the FF stands for F$#$#$%ed lol
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post #10 of 22
I would suggest using 1 stick of memory.
 
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