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Created On: 05/23/2004 04:26 AM
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 05/23/2004 04:26 AM
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jeffdd04
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I have the 3200+ processor and when i first got it seated i started it up and it gave me the system failed due to cpu overclocking or whatever and then it says in the manual to recheck the seating of the cpu so i did and after that it gives me the message that system failed cpu test. the entire time the monitor does not start up....i dont have the nices of video cards but its an Nvidia 5200 AGP 128MB and i know it is a good card i used it on an old computer. does anyone have any suggestions as to what is wrong....when i reseated the processor all the thermal on the cpu and heatsink was all ridgid and gaps...is that stuf really necessary. is there a possiblitiy that i burned it up because it has been reset too manytimes....it seems that i have tried everything....i am using the K8V Se Deluxe Mobo by Asus....PLEASE help!!!


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 05/23/2004 08:58 AM
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Ruckus
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You should always re-apply thermal compound when you remove the heatsink ..but pobably not causing the original problem...do you have both of the power jacks pluged in?....did you fully lock down the locking lever?....try reseting the bios to defaults if you can get that far.

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 05/23/2004 10:59 AM
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i cant even get into the bios because my monitor doesnt even turn on! what do i do about that is that becuz of the processor not being set correctly?!
 05/23/2004 01:09 PM
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First of all, i suggest you remove any residue of thermal interface material from both the processor and heatsink(use a soft, lint-free cloth and some alcohol) and then apply some thermal compound in a very thin layer on the CPU only(cover the entire metal heatspreader with a very thin layer), reseat the processor and reinstall the heatsink & fan.

If it still won't POST(i.e. you only get a blank screen), try to reset CMOS via jumper(refer to your manual for details) or remove the battery(unplug comp, remove battery, let it sit for awhile then put it back).

Also, what PSU(Power Supply Unit) do you have? Please post the manufacturer/model(if possible) as well as the units total wattage and the max amperage on the +12V rail(this info is printed on a label attached to the PSU).

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