Originally Posted by pun3D
I'm reformmating now. I even BSOD when trying to run the install disc LOL! Everything is at stock it just bsod for no reason.
Pun3D, if you are getting BSOD's during a OS installation then that is not good. Are you sure you are runing at stock settings? Did you clear the CMOS or manually make the changes? Do you have the ability to run memtest? I'd recommend running tests 5 and 8 each for at least 15-20 minutes. You can download memtest by going here: http://www.overclock.net/downloads/1...memtest86.html
Originally Posted by RotaryKnight
Also, just out of curiosity on my part since we got the same board, when you cold start your pc, or restart it, does you dvd drive or gfx card fan restarts 4-5 times, before you POST?
RotaryKnight, this happened on my older Asus A8N-SLI motherboard. The optical drive and graphics card did the same thing all though I don't think there was a fan in the optical drive; it was almost like a CD was being spun up. In any case I think this is normal. It could be some type of short diagnostic check that the BIOS does upon POST.