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post #1051 of 3109
Even if you bought the cheapest Nvidia GT210 just to get to desktop, at something like $20 you can afford to leave it lying around in case any future builds need a temporary GPU...
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LOL I thought it seemed like a GPU issue, but first and foremost you always check RAM. Easiest thing to check and commonly the problem. Glad you have it narrowed down, but I do agree, you need to spend the $20 and get a working GPU as a tester.

I have an old beat up 9800GT that is my go to card for testing. It was pulled out of a PC that should have been set on fire, crushed, and then burned again for good measure. It was covered in smoke dust, mildew, mold, and the people had roaches something horrible. It smelled like you wouldn't believe, but after a full tear down, a alcohol bath, and a good cleaning, its works... mostly. It pixilates the screen off and on, little dots all over that's different colors, but point being, it works... won't die... so if you see a picture... everything else works.

Point being, you need a tester. It comes in handy for you and or friends trying to troubleshoot issues. Even if its an old crappy beatup card.. you need something that WORKS thumb.giftongue.gif
post #1053 of 3109
Yes!
Im so happy on your behalf biggrin.gif I KNEW it was worth testing that GPU before getting all upset over the mobo tongue.gif
as said earlier, it is a good idea to find a test GPU, but I guess since your 290x is having problems, you could just wait for the RMA and everything will (hopefully) be honkadori.

Im no expert on bent pins, but could it potentially kill a GPU? I dont wanna add more fear to this problem.. but it would seriously suck if the bent pins (that may or maynot exist on this board) would kill the new card as well.

this whole ordeal made me remember my GPU that is currently out for RMA.. I had almost forgot about it.. has been a few weeks and still not a word :S hope everything is going well with it.
 
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post #1054 of 3109
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Originally Posted by Jameswalt1 View Post

Dear god, I don't visit this log for one day and there's 10 more pages I missed mad.gif

Sorry to read you're having some issues, I don't really have any more input than what's been given, hope it gets better smile.gif


Same here. Had to go back ~ten pages to get the load down.






My BE fired up quickly and fine. I did have a bad cpu initially but once I bought a temporary one at Fry's, it booted up fine. I used one and two sticks and all sticks of ram and tested each of my gpu's and she still booted up. The BE does take quite a bit to post but once you see the RoG logo, it should start the boot drive.


Hoping you get this fixed soon thumb.gif
post #1055 of 3109
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Yeah i agree with all of you. I should get a test GPU just to have around.

 

If it was manufacturer warranty i definitely would. I'm housesitting for my mom for the weekend though, and since i'll overnight the gpu back to NE on Monday, i'll have my new one at the end of the week. We'll see how itchy i get during the week.

 

Gambi, yeah if my board was still under NE's 30day warranty i wouldn't have been as worried. Manufacturer warranties can take forever though. I'm sure with the perfect combination of bent pins it would be possible to fry to a gpu. I was freaking out so bad the past cpl days that i snapped the lock off one of my pcie slots when i was troubleshooting, I'm trying to think happy thoughts for now =)

 

Anyway, i'll be back at my house on Sunday and shipping my GPU back on Monday. I'll probly swing by Best Buy just to see if they have anything real cheap that can make me completely scratch bent pins of the list.

 

Edit: Just saw your post werm. The board was booting up, the rog logo and everything else turned on. Just couldn't get video or my keyboard lit up with the 290x plugged in. When i removed the 290x, my post code was 34 which i read on the ROG forums means my systems in BIOS waiting for me.

 

Then on my LGA775 board, the symptoms were exactly replicated once i set the bios to give the 290x priority i couldn't boot or use my keyboard til i unplugged the 290x


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post #1056 of 3109
Bad gpu then, that sucks. At least the BE is fine. Rma time buddy.
post #1057 of 3109
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Agreed :thumb:

    
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post #1058 of 3109
The hd 5450 is only 20 bucks after MiR. I plan on picking one up as a test gpu/htpc car.
post #1059 of 3109
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BestBuy?

    
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post #1060 of 3109
Looking at the bright side.. the GPU is to blame, and since we have minor doubts on the mobo, there is gonna be more butterflies in the stomach when the GPU comes back witch equals more joy when it boots without problems thumb.gif

I didnt know too much about your mobo before the problems started.. have researched for hours on the problem, and have to say.. What a mobo! its just freaking awesome in every way! except maybe the fact that it cant bring a dead GPU back to live smile.gif

Have a good weekend m8, try not to think too much about it smile.gif this build has been on for so long that another week wont hurt too much.
 
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