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hello all, after a failed overclock on my xfx 750i, i get no post, black screen. everything on the mobo starts up, fans, gpu, etc. now i know what your guna say, "just reset cmos." well, i tried everything, leaving the batt. out overnight, hitting the cmos reset button, moving jumpers, nothing. im look for ideas, strangest ones ocn's finest can think of. i used all different parts into the motherboard, processor, ram, gpu, psu. ive checked everything. So please, give me some ideas?
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Sounds like the mobo's dead...
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Sounds like the mobo's dead...
its going in for an rma, just getting some last minute ideas before sending.
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Mem Ok for me. LOL Not sure what hitting a button that says mem ok on it has to do with clearing CMOS but it works everytime.


(It's actually built to have the second function of clearing CMOS if you hold it in for a longer amount of time, I didn't realize this until about the 18th time I read the manuel though. Doubt that helps you much sorry. It is weird though )

Don't suppose your board has seperate BIOS chips that you could try switching chips ? Just a thought...If you did I'm sure you would have thought of that already though.....
Edited by ~sizzzle~ - 12/29/10 at 9:44pm
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