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Is this normal? I read where my Asus board does a "stupid power cycle thing" and was wondering if this is what it was..

When I push the power button on, everything comes on (lights, fans and hard drive and CPU, all that good stuff) but then turns off w/i 2 seconds. then 2 seconds later it turns back on and proceeds to boot up completely normal. What is this?

My CPU is overclocked by the way.
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post #2 of 17
P5B deluxe? yep, i'm pretty sure they all do that.
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post #3 of 17
Yeah even mine does that. Usually also screen won't come out of standby until second boot. I always thought that was odd to but it didn't concern me since I saw no performance hit.
I also just quit turning it off except to clean

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post #4 of 17
that is the weirdest thing iv ever heard... good thing im not Asus player
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Aww man that sucks, does this happen to all P5B-Deluxes? This mite swing me to the Gigabyte DS4 then.
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Aww man that sucks, does this happen to all P5B-Deluxes? This mite swing me to the Gigabyte DS4 then.
yeah, when you get a high OC i think, but that doesn't mean it doesn't perform well. it's one of the best boards. all it does is take, what 15 more seconds to boot?
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post #7 of 17
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Originally Posted by Sunburnti
When I push the power button on, everything comes on (lights, fans and hard drive and CPU, all that good stuff) but then turns off w/i 2 seconds. then 2 seconds later it turns back on and proceeds to boot up completely normal. What is this?

My CPU is overclocked by the way.
Yes, it happened when the CPU was overclocked but with the 0711 BIOS that problem is no longer present. The people at ASUS recognized the bug in the previous BIOS version and now it's fixed.

Mine used to do that but no longer and I know how annoying it is the part of booting-pause-rebooting. So update your BIOS to the 0711, just go to the ASUS's site.
post #8 of 17
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Originally Posted by Nasgul
Yes, it happened when the CPU was overclocked but with the 0711 BIOS that problem is no longer present. The people at ASUS recognized the bug in the previous BIOS version and now it's fixed.

Mine used to do that but no longer and I know how annoying it is the part of booting-pause-rebooting. So update your BIOS to the 0711, just go to the ASUS's site.
True My P5B-D did it until I re-flashed to 0711. Now
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post #9 of 17
it happends in mine too i didnt overclock
but i dont care
post #10 of 17
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I'm just really scared to update my bios cuz I'm afraid I'll mess something up. Plus I dont have a floppy dirve on my pc so haha dont know if I even can. Still havent figured out why i spent my limit but forgot to budget 10 bucks for a floppy drive haha
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