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What Did I Do To My Board!!!

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by eHow, Apr 1, 2005.

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  1. eHow

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    i built a computer with good specs... im very desprite so i cant type them up but it cost me over 3,000 dollars

    its a athlon 3200XP+
    asus motherboard
    2 GB low latency corsair ram
    500psu power supply
    you know, all that good stuff

    last night i was experminting with overclocking.. i did some voltage settings and it ran very fast, extreamly fast i liked it. well i got greedy and increaced some settings even higher and now IT ISNT BOOTING UP!!!! i cleared the cmos and everything i can think of.. im panicing out of my mind because
    IM IN SO MUCH TOUBLE THIS ISNT MY COMPUTER!!

    i tried different processors and ram


    did i ruin the motherboard!!

    any advice at all is helpfull!!!!
     
  2. deeger

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    what is the size of the processor you bought??
     
  3. eHow

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    athlon 3200XP
     
  4. deeger

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    why would you overclock, there is no need with a 3200, any way check the jumper settings.then do a test on the board.
     
  5. Old Rich

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    Enter BIOS and reset to defaults . . if that does not fix it you may be in deep doo doo . .
     
  6. eHow

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    it died seconds after i changed a setting and booted it up, well it showed no sign of life and the monitor did not display anything. how would i do a test on the board?
     
  7. eHow

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    anybody ever ruin a motherboard the same way??
     
  8. deeger

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    your in trouble!!

    sorry can't help you.
     
  9. eHow

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    oh great. i bought everything from newegg so i have no warrenty or anything ugh
     
  10. Dr Dave

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    By your own admission you got greedy, what are you doing overclocking a
    customers computer, I build computers also, and would not under any circumstance overclock a computer that I did not own, unless I wanted to buy a new motherboard, you might try going into the BIOS and re-setting the defaults. to see if you can boot-up, you could have fried the CPU or motherboard, can't
    imagine what you were thinking.
     
  11. eHow

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    nah its my twin brothers computer, he bought everything and i put it together, he wanted me to overclock it for him to be as much as mine, but when he was away i increaced the settings alot higher to see if it can go any faster...(i took chances since it wasnt my computer) but ended up ruining it so im just a horrible brother who owes him a new board :-/
     
  12. eHow

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    i tryed a 2nd processor and it didnt boot up, i must of killed the motherboard
     
  13. RonK

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    When you clear the bios with the jumper - make sure you have the power cord unplugged as well. Leave the jumper on the clear position for 2 minutes then put the jumper back to the original position. and try again.
     
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