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CRAP! don't tell me that (PS: thanks for telling me that )
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So, a new development. I reseated everything and now the computer will power up and stay up. However, I get a code "FF" on the debug LED and alternates with the "HDD LED" light. Anyone have any pointers? What is MSI's policy for RMA. I bought it from Newegg about 45 days ago...
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So, a new development. I reseated everything and now the computer will power up and stay up. However, I get a code "FF" on the debug LED and alternates with the "HDD LED" light. Anyone have any pointers? What is MSI's policy for RMA. I bought it from Newegg about 45 days ago...
You have 1 year I believe. I blew one up not long ago, they RMA'ed painlessly for me. Didnt even have to call anyone did it all on internet.
post #14 of 19
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Hey all, thanks for your help. I just got my MSI RMA today. So I will ship it out on Thursday. Thank you all for your insight!
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God, I'm glad I didn't buy that MSI I was considering.
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God, I'm glad I didn't buy that MSI I was considering.
The GIGABYTE GA-770T-USB3 is still an uncooled 4+1, just as dangerous as any MSI board
    
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I had a problem like this, It was actually my RAM though. It would turn it's self on and off and ignore me pressing the power button so I would have to switch off the PSU from the back.

Could me many things though like even what Dissentience said.
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This board had known problems with x6... not so much with x4, but x6 it was rather chronic no matter what the OC

Damage might not be visible, but a quick way to prove it: try booting the board without the CPU 4-pin/8-pin connector plugged in. If it boots (though it won't POST), VRMs fried (here we go again)
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I had a problem like this, It was actually my RAM though. It would turn it's self on and off and ignore me pressing the power button so I would have to switch off the PSU from the back.

Could me many things though like even what Dissentience said.
That makes sense!

I bought the ram the same time I bought my new processor to go in the board.

Is the ram bad?

*facepalm* WHY WHY didn't I consider the ram????
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