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post #11 of 20
Holding what down? MemOK? Is there any reason you need to use MemOK?

Or were you talking about the power button?
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I'm not at my rig otherwise I would give it a shot.

Have you tried CAREFULLY pulling the CPU out and reseating it. I emphasize carefully because it can be very easy to bend the pins on the motherboard and that can cause an epic headache.

Sounds like a stupid question but you do have the EPS 12v 8 pin CPU power cord plugged in right? Also do you have all 8 pins in, or just the 4 that were unplugged?

I'm not trying to make you sound stupid, I'm just trying to find a logical explanation as to what the hell is going on here.
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post #13 of 20
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Yes holding down memOK! does your CPU_LED come on? No, not the power button. I need to use memOK! because if I turn the system on with everything in I get DRAM_LED on
post #14 of 20
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Lol I know. Yes I've reseated the CPU and heatsink, and RMA'd the motherboard so everything was put back in again. I have 2x4 CPU connectors in.
post #15 of 20
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Lol I know. Yes I've reseated the CPU and heatsink, and RMA'd the motherboard so everything was put back in again. I have 2x4 CPU connectors in.
This is such a strange issue. I wish I could help.

Good luck.
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No worries.
post #17 of 20
What about shorts?Have you tried removing from the case?Have you tried switching sata ports for your HDD's?It could very well be a bad CPU.Only way to find out is get another CPU if nothing else.
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post #18 of 20
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Yeah I have another CPU on the way. I just want to make sure I solve the problem.. it's been nearly 2 weeks now. I mean I put all of the standoffs back in and screws and whatnot. I don't think the HDD's would disable my graphics... But if this CPU doesn't work I'll breadboard it I guess. I don't see how it would be shorting though.
post #19 of 20
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Well that's wierd. Just tried memOK! again and after about 15 seconds of holding I let go and the computer booted and I got display. I'm super pumped right now.
post #20 of 20
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Well that's wierd. Just tried memOK! again and after about 15 seconds of holding I let go and the computer booted and I got display. I'm super pumped right now.
Congrats!
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