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post #7531 of 15197
I didn't tluch the cpu, it stayed in during the process.

Just tried another psu, mobo light goes on as with the other one but when I try to boot nothing happens
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post #7532 of 15197
It doesn't really matter if you took them out or not, slight movement of the motherboard when you are swapping it around can cause things to move enough to give you issues like you are having. Take the RAM out, and then put it back in. If it still doesn't boot, then take out the CPU, and put it back in. Don't do the CPU, if you don't have any new thermal paste. It is very important to clean the old thermal paste off, and replace it with new if you ever have to take the heatsink fan off to re-seat the CPU.
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post #7533 of 15197
Ok, what if I'd had to take the heatsink off. Didn't move the cpu but the heatsink's another story :s
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post #7534 of 15197
take off GPU, use the intel cpu built in video, use only 1 RAM stick, unplug all drives. try to boot with barebones, standard troubleshooting procedure.

if no boot swap that one ram stick with another until you tried them all.
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post #7535 of 15197
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Ok, what if I'd had to take the heatsink off. Didn't move the cpu but the heatsink's another story :s




You will run the risk of burning up the CPU, because you have introduced a large amount of air pockets between the heatsink and CPU. When you apply new thermal paste, the heat sink will spread it out, which won't allow any air to get between the two. When you remove the heatsink, it pull it all apart, allowing air to become part of the mixture, and significantly reducing the cooling capacity, to the point of severe overheating of the CPU.
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post #7536 of 15197
Wouldn't have fried within 2 seconds though, right ? And it'd hsve smoked or whatever, right ?
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Does the Pc post at all?
   
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post #7538 of 15197
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Wouldn't have fried within 2 seconds though, right ? And it'd hsve smoked or whatever, right ?

Not Necessarily smoke, but it could overheat very quickly and shutdown immediately if the MB has a safety measure to prevent damage if the CPU overheats greatly. It could cause some damage though. I would definitely not try turning it on again, until you get some new thermal paste under that heatsink.
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post #7539 of 15197
Hey guys! I am thinking about buying the Antec Kuhler H20 920 but I'm wondering if it will fit in my NZXT Phantom case. I want to mount it in the top back of my case in a push pull config.

Having one fan outside the case and have the rad and pull fan inside the case. But I wanna make sure I still have room for the top 200mm fan and the side 200mm fan.

Any information much appreciated!

If the 920 won't fit what about 620..?
    
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post #7540 of 15197
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Wouldn't have fried within 2 seconds though, right ? And it'd hsve smoked or whatever, right ?

Not Necessarily smoke, but it could overheat very quickly and shutdown immediately if the MB has a safety measure to prevent damage if the CPU overheats greatly. It could cause some damage though. I would definitely not try turning it on again, until you get some new thermal paste under that heatsink.

I've removed heatsinks plenty of times without redoing the TIM. Not the best practice but imo not that big of a deal. Never noticed a temp problem afterwards.
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Hey guys! I am thinking about buying the Antec Kuhler H20 920 but I'm wondering if it will fit in my NZXT Phantom case. I want to mount it in the top back of my case in a push pull config.

Having one fan outside the case and have the rad and pull fan inside the case. But I wanna make sure I still have room for the top 200mm fan and the side 200mm fan.

Any information much appreciated!

If the 920 won't fit what about 620..?
Never used the antec but I had an H50. If I remember correctly in push pull with one fan outside of the case you could fit the side 200mm fan. But when I tried to fit both fans and the rad it wouldn't work. This is just going off memory and it has been a while. So don't base your purchase on me.
Edited by lightsout - 1/2/12 at 10:08am
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