Posted 07 December 2008 - 02:35 PM
I would say it's most likely the motherboard failing. I've never seen a processor fail (I'm sure it happens though) but I've seen many dead motherboards. I've had a motherboard that would let the fan's spin up, and the light come on the computer, but it would not post.
"I think there is a world market for maybe five computers." - Thomas Watson, Chairman of IBM, 1943