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post #1 of 11
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Hello,
Here's the problem, my brother left the computer on and went away for 10 minutes and it hanged. He restarted it and nothing came on

Specs: AMD's Athlon 64 X2 6000 3.0GHz
Gigabyte 9500
4GB DDR2
Powerlogic 450w
Windows Vista
The mobo is a Gigabyte one..

What i have tried:

1: The screen works on another computer
2: I tried using the motherboards inbuilt gpu and nothing
3: Remove CMOS battery still nothing
4: tried removing some fans to reduce power use

So far nothing. Nothing displays on the screen.. I don't know what to do.. More info: The cpu was overheating a month or two ago and i replaced the fan and still remained at 75C plus. around there.

Could it be because the cpu got fried?

Thank you all in advance!
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post #2 of 11
It does sound like a serious CPU issue. No motherboard beeps on startup?

Have you tried with 1 stick of RAM?
post #3 of 11
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I dont think that motherboard has any speaker, i will try tomorrow with another computers one. About the ram, do i take out the one nearest to the cpu first or the one away from it? Can a cpu prevent anything to be shown on the screen?

Thanks for the quick reply
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post #4 of 11
It can, yes.

Usually it's the one nearest to the CPU. Try that, and if it still doesn't work try the other stick of RAM in that slot. If it still doesn't work then try either of the 2 sticks of RAM in the next slot to the right (so the 2nd slot along).

It does sound like you need to find a cheap AMD cpu that will drop into your board. That way you'll be able to rule out that it's the motherboard too.
post #5 of 11
Sounds like either ram or cpu, did the cpu over heat? Test each ram slot and stick
post #6 of 11
Fans, lights, HDD and so on... are turning ON? ...Or is completely dead?
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post #7 of 11
What does it do when you hit the power button?Does the cpu fan start up then shut down,stay running,or nothing happens when you hit the power button?
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post #8 of 11
Quote:
Originally Posted by wizek View Post
So far nothing. Nothing displays on the screen.. I don't know what to do.. More info: The cpu was overheating a month or two ago and i replaced the fan and still remained at 75C plus. around there.

Could it be because the cpu got fried?

Thank you all in advance!
75C plus ...are u kidding thats about as hight as it can go , 90% ur cpu fried
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post #9 of 11
Don't think it's the mobo, Gigabyte boards are good boards and almost all of them have dual BIOS so that shouldn't be any worry.

I don't think it's memory either, the board would moan through the PC speaker if it were. Then again, you did say you have no PC speaker.

I know that's exactly what happened to my dad's old machine though, P4 3.2GHz running fine for ~4 years hung in windows and restarted, never to POST again. Now that I think about it it may have been heat that killed that PC. Possible for you, too.
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post #10 of 11
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When I press the power button, all the fans run, all lights beep, and CPU fans spin. As many have said this is most probably a CPU issue, can I use my am3 CPU on this am2+ board? I don't want to spoil the current computer I have too.. I will try the ram first though, along with speakers tomorrow

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