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Awwww sorry to hear bro :/. I'd be devastated to lose my MBA, so I can somewhat imagine that. Don't feel defeated though. You put such a great deal of effort into this and if you decide to sell, you can tell the buyer the board is clean smile.gif.

Haha thanks! I agree that if anything this has to be one of the cleanest Alienware boards around biggrin.gif
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I have everything assembled and was able to give it another go. The jury is in.

I wish I had better news but unfortunately there is still no POST and I am still hearing the 7 beeps of death indicating "CPU failure"

This is the point in movies where the good guy refuses to stop performing CPR on the other good guy. Someone finally pulls the him off and says "he's gone".

I'm sorry to say everyone...she's gone.

Hey man, sorry for your loss. I read your entire thread and you had lots of people who really wanted to help you out and see your laptop come back to life.

Good luck with your next build! I really wanted something to come out good in this lol. ):
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Hey man, sorry for your loss. I read your entire thread and you had lots of people who really wanted to help you out and see your laptop come back to life.

Good luck with your next build! I really wanted something to come out good in this lol. ):

As did I smile.gif

I couldn't agree with you more Aesthethc. I can't tell you how much I appreciate all the people that came to this thread and offered their encouragement and ideas.

To be honest this is still a terrible and expensive little accident of mine but as silly as it may sound it's easier to accept after trying everything that we did.

OCN, you rock!
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About a month ago, my 2 y/o daughter just threw an almost brand new Galaxy Tab3 into the bath tub. We didn't notice till about an hour later. It will greet your motherboard in the afterlife.

The unit is sealed, but this thread is almost making me want to attempt busting that bad boy open.
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Well shucks that's too bad man but hey you gave it all there was to give and didn't give up until the end. That is worthy of all the props.
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At least you tried everything you could
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Naww... This actually genuinely makes me sad... At this point, i would just open it one last time, and run it with hot water. 5 years or so ago, ignorant little me, just sprayed a motherboard that had some "stuff" gone over it (don't know what it is anumore tongue.gif) But when i sprayed it, i put it on the heater for a few days, and it still works to this day!

Also, if its just the a cpu failure, couldn't you just switch out the cpu for a secondhand replacement somewhere? thumb.gif
 
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Damn! frown.gif Did you take the CPU out when bathing it?
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grab the cheapest cpu you can for try!
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