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post #1 of 11
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Hello all long time no talk. This is not a social visit sadly I have a problem. The short of it...the damn thing don't work!

So that out of the way let me get you some useful information:

Asus Maximus Formula
2GBx2 of DDR3 G. Skil
2GBx2 of DDR3 Corsair
GTX 260
3.0GHz non OverClocked Intel CPU (LGA 775)
Zalman 850Watt Power Supply
BenQ 20Inch Monitor

Sorry for the CPU information I am at work when I get home I will update the thread with more accurate info.

Let me walk you through the problem.

This is my kids just play box. Great older system that is runs all they want with no issues. They go to power this up Sunday evening and it doesn't power up it does the following:

On Power on system beeps once. BIOS displays briefly for approximately 1 second then the BIOS immediately disappears 2 seconds later the system beeps what I believe to be once and then completely powers off.

That is the extent of the problem now what I have done:

The above configuration is not the original configuration its the one its in now. Initially I thought this to be a power supply issue. They had a Corsair 520 which I replaced with the Zalman. Same problem.

The Motherboard is not the same either. The had an Asus sorry I forget again I am at work but replaced it with the Maximus Formula and same problem.

Tried booting with different configuration of memory (1 stick, 2 sticks, mixed stick set) same problem.

The video card is also not the original video card I had a Radeon 4990 I think I could be wrong. That being said still the same problem.

That is everything I have done. I am not sure where else to go.

Is it possible it is CPU? I would think I would be hard pressed to find a 775 CPU these days but I might give that a look and possibly new memory. I can do all those things but I can't think of how to confirm it and not just waste money on parts I do not need since I have failed to identify the root cause.

Any help that you all can offer me would be greatly appreciated.

Also as a note I posted it here since I couldn't really decide on which forum would be best.
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post #2 of 11
I personally haven't heard of a non overclock intel CPU ever failing, but stranger things have happened. I your best bet would be to take it all out of the case and put it on an anti static bag or something to test it out of the case because maybe you have a short. Is the heatsink fan spinning on start up? Possibly that fan went out. Test without the GPU in and see if it stays on. Couple of things to check.
post #3 of 11
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Thank you for the advice I was thinking short as well but when I replaced the MB I didn't notice anything at all out of the ordinary. I did not try just removing the GPU and seeing if that made a difference I will try to get to it tonight.
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post #4 of 11
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Just a little busy lately I have not tried any of the suggested troubleshooting for this yet.

Sorry I am slacking.


Just as additional information I think it could be my kids case I didn't see anything touching but I am going to buy the following. Some for my computer and then my kids will inherit the parts in mine. This is in partial to address their issue and to update mine:

http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B005T3GRN2/ref=ox_sc_act_title_1?ie=UTF8&psc=1&smid=ATVPDKIKX0DER
http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B006EWUO22/ref=ox_sc_act_title_3?ie=UTF8&psc=1&smid=ATVPDKIKX0DER
http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B008O2HOI2/ref=ox_sc_act_title_4?ie=UTF8&psc=1&smid=ATVPDKIKX0DER
http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B003YVJJ5Y/ref=ox_sc_act_title_6?ie=UTF8&psc=1&smid=A3K929QT0IENFR

The memory I am going to use in my box. When I upgrade my kids board they will inherit my old memory. The Storm Stryker is for me. The kids broke me front USBs on my HAF frown.gif and the other case is for them. If its a case this should do it. The drives are mine and I plan on setting up my kids with my old drives.

How likely do you think that it is the case or the HDDs based off the previous description? Trust me I know I should of done the testing I will try starting it without a case at all tonight.
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post #5 of 11
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****SOLVED****

So I pulled it out and set it up on the desk bare same problem. Tried both video cards and ram all over again same result. However, on my Maximus Formula I thought hmm try the 2nd PCI-E slot...sure. Viola it booted.

That being said when putting everything back in the case I actually broke the motherboard. I lost grip while setting it in and yanked a cap clean off. Not sure how I ended up gripping a cap but I did. I did not tear it I actually yanked it cleanly off the board. The leads are sticking straight up and clean. Look on the bottom of the cap and its clean exit holes aren't ripped or torn.

As luck would have it I have a friend I am hoping can repair it. My question is can I reuse that same cap and the leads or does it need to be removed and a new cap put in its place? I can post pics if you guys want to see.

Thanks to absoluteloki89 for helping and the suggestion +rep sir.

EDIT

I can't seem to find a replacement online. I have identified its a Fujitsu cap but not sure which it reads:

f
732e
10 1
16

I am guessing its 16v not sure about anything else. Any help trying to get a good pic with my phone but its coming out horrid. Stupid iPhone 5!
Edited by Grumpel - 1/31/13 at 6:28pm
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Picture of the Board and the missing cap. Any help pointing me to the correct replacement would be greatly appreciated.
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post #8 of 11
No. You have to get a capacitor with the same capacitance, tolerance, and type.
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post #9 of 11
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Mind pointing me to what I need? I am not versed in the skill of capacitor replacement to be honest.
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post #10 of 11
Yes, that will work. Just be careful when you solder it in
... It has a positive and a negative lead.
Edited by IOSEFINI - 1/31/13 at 9:09pm
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