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First what will happen. Will it do anything. Also what will I do if I get it. I didn't buy it from Newegg. I bought it from a local pc shop
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Well I will start with 1.
If it does not POST. (Even though there might be a better reason than this...)
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Well I will start with 1.
If it does not POST. (Even though there might be a better reason than this...)
good point. I am just nervous for mine
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post #4 of 6
If it doesn't post first thing you check (well actually before you even plug anything in) Is if the cmos jumper is in the correct position and the battery is installed without a insulator.
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If it doesn't post first thing you check (well actually before you even plug anything in) Is if the cmos jumper is in the correct position and the battery is installed without a insulator.
will do
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alot of things, mine went all perfect and everything even when oc'ed to 3.9 Ghz
but it will never be stable above 4.0Ghz memory always failing, wont post above 500 FSB.
soooo many problems. it ended up being a bad board.
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