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#1 forestreef

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Posted 17 June 2005 - 01:51 PM

Hi, I recently upgraded my pc replacing the motherboard with an "Elite K8T800-A VIA K8T800 skt754 1600FSB DDR +SATA +6 ch. audio ATX" and processor to an "AMD Athlon 64 2800+ 64 bit Skt" all connections and jumpers are set correctly looked over it many times, yet when I power the pc on nothing happens, no fans start its like there's no power at all. I only replaced the power supply a year ago but am wondering if it may have gone or is perhaps not compatible with the motherboard.

Any ideas would be welcome.

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Posted 17 June 2005 - 11:08 PM

How many watts is the current power source?

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Posted 18 June 2005 - 10:16 AM

Are you sure that you got the wires connected correctly from the power switch to the motherboard? A power supply tester might be handy about now - they're available for about $12. You plug your power supply into the tester and then plug in the power, then you can check other power connections. If the PS is good, perhaps it's a dead board. You did follow correct static electricity precautions when installing the board?

Tiger Direct

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That last is the one I have.




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