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Solved: Computer Powers On; No Display; CPU Fan Sounds Loud

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by DefconX5, Feb 18, 2013.

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  1. DefconX5

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    When powering on computer, computer will shutdown within 10 seconds, and also have no display. Noticed that the Fan on Heatsink runs a little high. Removed motherboard from case, only connected graphics card, one stick of RAM, and Power Supply. Continued with the same problem. Below are the specs on Desktop.

    Motherboard - XFX NFORCE 680I LT SLI INTEL SOCKET 775 DDR2 (Intel)
    Processor - Intel Core 2 Quad Q6600 Kentsfield 2.4GHz LGA 775 Quad-Core
    Power Supply - 300W
    RAM - 4GB
    Video - MSI N210-512D2 GeForce 210 512MB 64-bit GDDR2 PCI Express 2.0 x16
    Hard Drive - 250Gb Sata
     
  2. Simba7

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    ..only a 300w power supply?

    I'd suggest trying a better power supply first. I'd say at least double the wattage. I'm surprised the little 300w PSU didn't blow up.
     
  3. Amd_Man

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    Second that! Considering the Intel Core 2 Quad Q6600 can draw up to 105 watts alone.
     
  4. DefconX5

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    I've tried 400w, but continued with the same issue.
     
  5. Simba7

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    *sigh*

    How about you try with a 600w PSU.
     
  6. DefconX5

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    Lol. Yea, but I'm not running a lot, though. I did try a 520w power supply. Same issue.
     
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    check the heatsink/fan is attached correctly.............. turn the motherboard over and look at the plastic pins
     
  8. DefconX5

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    Not being funny. I'm new with hardware configuration. I know a little, but is there a right or wrong way the heatsink should be set?
     
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  10. DefconX5

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    ?? I did verify the pins, and everything looks fine.
     
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    Alright, so I had rotated the heatsink to a different position. I noticed that the heatsink could have been shortening itself on the soldered components. It's actually staying on, but no display and fan still running kind of high. But not shutting down, now.
     
  12. Simba7

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    You might have fried the board.

    Remove the memory and graphics card, then turn it on. If it beeps at you, then it's still living. If not, it could be a dead processor or dead motherboard.
     
  13. DefconX5

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    This motherboard doesn't have a speaker. I have a little one that came with the case, but not sure where to connect it. Lol
     
  14. Simba7

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    Google is your friend..
     
  15. DefconX5

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    I've tried, but there's so many falsified information out there. If the motherboard were bad, would it power on? I mean ever since I've re-positioned the heatsink, it stays on.
     
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