Posted 07 September 2008 - 04:08 PM
Ive built the computer just a little over a year ago (I built the comp sept 6 , 2007)
The darn thing seems to be randomly shutting off. Like someone went behind there and pulled the plug from the psu.
Ive tried :
Taking the parts out, visiually inspecting them.
Usuing canned air, dusting everything off.
Re-seating the heatsink onto the cpu with a fresh coat of thermal grease compound
Taking out one stick of RAM at a time to see if its ram related.
Replacing the psu with a brand new right out of the box 550Watt
replacing the CMOS battery for kicks and giggles
I am at a loss for what to do. It started about a week ago. I left it on for 2 days straight without doing anything ( I went camping and forgot about it) came home that sunday, turned it off, came back monday, and it started doing this. Ive got a third party cooler on the CPU artic cooler 64.
My specs are
DFI Lan-Party UT NF590 SLI-M2R/G Motherboard
Kingston 2gb RAM
AMD Athlon 64 X2 6000+
Foxconn FV-N79SM2D2-OC GeForce 7900GS 256MB PCIE
Just today I tried re-seating everything in there. I took out all of the pieces set the aside, re-dusted, and tried every part indiviudally, everything worked fine, no shut downs.
Everything together and I cant get the screen to pop-up with anything. Also, as far as I can tell, none of the side things seem to work. I cant hear the hdd spinning, the cd rom doesnt work, and as I said before, the screen doesnt come up with anything.