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problem with boot

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by mikid, Feb 5, 2005.

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  1. mikid

    mikid Thread Starter

    Feb 5, 2005
    i just put together my com
    i got a p4 processor and an ASUS P5AD2 m/d
    now, i connected it all
    and after pressing power the com shuts off after a few seconds of running
    any tips? my fan is connected and that isnt it
    any idea? please any info would be appreciated
  2. winbob


    Aug 2, 2004
    You may not have a good THERMAL connection between the Processor and the Heat Sink? This does sound like an overheating issue.

    Check out:

    1. Heat Sink not on backwards...causing a less than FLUSH contact?

    2. Thermal Paste OR Pad on appropriately? Replace the pad after removing the Sink!

    3. Fan running at proper speed?

    4. Is the Power Supply fan running?

    Does the bootup reach the BIOS point or shut off within seconds of power on period?
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