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Other MY NEW BUILD GOES BANG!!! :( UPDATED...IT LIVES!!

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by Guest-44432, 21 Dec 2011.

  1. Guest-44432

    Guest-44432 Guest

    UPDATE:-
    Guess What...It lives!!!:rock::rock: It was the CPU:(

    Max temps after Intel burn test 46*C with a nice low Vcore of 1.168
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    After fighting with the carriers today, and finally getting my new platform at stupid O clock (19:45) which should have been here before noon today. It now gets worst...

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    Starting to put the beast together;

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    Added the water block, which screws in nicely to the original LGA2011 bracket.

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    The GTX 580's getting put in place...

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    Connecting the pipes up...

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    SSD's in ready to go in...

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    PCIe 6 pin plugged into the board to give the PCIe lanes some more juice. Also the floppy power connector is connected to the mobo to give the Dimm slots some extra juice aswell.

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    8pin and 4pin CPU adaptors added.

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    So all is well up to this point, So I now load the loop full of water, quick leak test, which was fine. Now I decided to power it on...As soon as I pressed the power button, I heard sparks and saw flames coming from the heatsink on the motherboard. I quickly pulled the plug and investigated...This is what I found, and now the motherboard is dead. I don't know if it has taken anything else out with it...:waah:

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    UPDATE: -22/12/2011 14:10

    New board has come but...no post. The PC is just jump starting. On, Off, On, Off...I've check the memory with only having 1 stick in Dimm Slot D1 as per the manual. With no luck. I have used every stick to determine it isn't the ram.

    I have taken my GPU's out, and added a spare 8600 GFX card, which is my tester card. Still no post.

    I have tried using just the 8pin CPU adaptor without the added 4pin. No post.

    Now on my motherboard, it has LED's to indicate problems, it shows the red LED light on the CPU, but I don't know where it would just come on prior to pushing the button, as it will not post...CPU dead?:waah:

    Simon.
     
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  2. brave758

    brave758 New Member

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    water?
     
  3. Bloody_Pete

    Bloody_Pete Technophile

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  4. Guest-44432

    Guest-44432 Guest

    Nope no water, as I tested for leaks prior to switching it on.


    Resistors, I think...
     
  5. thetrashcanman

    thetrashcanman Angel headed hipsters

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    Ah dude that suck's just hasn't been your today today has it?

    Hope you managed to get it sorted without to much hassle
     
  6. play_boy_2000

    play_boy_2000 It was funny when I was 12

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    Looks like you could easly consume over a kW with that beast... no wonder it tossed in the towel.
     
  7. el2k

    el2k Well-Known Member

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    I'm sure Asus/Scan will sort you out ok?

    Although, It is an absolute kick in the nuts when stuff like this happens huh.
     
  8. GaryP

    GaryP RIP Tel

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    Talk about no farkin luck !
     
  9. lysaer

    lysaer Suck my unit! Kirk lazarus (2008)

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    That seriously sux, who did you get the board from?

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  10. Tangster

    Tangster Butt-kicking for goodness!

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    Damn. Off day for you, hope the RMA is at smoother going at least.
     
  11. bagman

    bagman Well-Known Member

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    That's unfortunate.
     
  12. buchanan0204

    buchanan0204 New Member

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    What's the specs of it all? What PSU did you try and use?

    Flames sound fun! Hope the RMA goes OK.
     
  13. tonpal

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    Bad luck. Hope the RMA goes smoother than the delivery and build.
     
  14. Instagib

    Instagib Well-Known Member

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    What a ball-ache. That board was probably always going to die on the first person unlucky enough to switch it on. Have yourself a good laugh or cry then send it back. Also, a nice stiff drink wouldn't go amiss round about now.
     
  15. Kernel

    Kernel Likes cheese

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    That is truely heart breaking dood, I hope that you get it sorted swiftly.
     
  16. Siwini

    Siwini What is 4+no.5?

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    So no Geekbench scores?
     
  17. Pookeyhead

    Pookeyhead It's big, and it's clever.

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    I can't see how anything there could have been your fault. RMA it, and hope it goes quickly. I feel for you.. seriously. If you were throwing together a cheap and cheerful 1155 rig you'd have been annoyed, but a £300 motherboard is a different matter. It's for this reason that I broke the rule of a lifetime, and got Scansafe (or whatever it's called) fitting insurance on my SB-E gear.
     
  18. Xcellente

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    for a second i thought you were going to build that machine me and pooky were talking about...
     
  19. Throbbi

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    What the hell could have caused that?! Looks like some dodgy soldering or something causing a short. Sucks man, that would have been some sick benches.
     
  20. Mojo

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    Does this computer do time travel as well?
     

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