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#1 AMDGuru


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Posted 16 February 2016 - 10:28 AM

I just built a new system with an Intel Core i7 6700k, GIGABYTE Z170X Gaming 7 motherboard and a GIGABYTE R9 390 GPU.  I also have a Samsung 950 PRO M.2 SSD (boot drive) Samsung 850 PRO 2.5" SSD and Windows 10 Pro.  


I first got all the parts and built the system and everything worked fine.  I installed Windows and began running burn in tests on the GPU.  The computer was great.  Then I received my Corsair accessories like my light bar upgrade kit for the Dominator Platinum DDR4, blue individually sleeved DC cable kit for the AX860i and a front I/O panel for the Obsidian Series 350D(it was for a USB 3.0 exchange on my 650D case).  


So after I changed out front USB 3.0 port cables, swapped out all the cables running into the PSU, and changing the light bars on the DIMMs, I put it all together and I got nothing on the motherboard.  The system wouldn't even start up.  In fact, none of the LED lights on the motherboard worked.  So after playing with some cables, I got the lights to work, but then the system would shut off and restart automatically.  So I changed out the motherboard and GPU.  I then put the system back together and it still wanted to reboot automatically.  I then waited 2 weeks to exchange the RAM, but it still does the same thing.  Finally, I just swapped out the Corsair H105 AIO cooler and still the same thing.  All the lights come on, all fans start, the H105 looks like it's starting, but then after 5 seconds, it shuts back off.  


At this point I'm wondering if the Isopropyl Alcohol I used to clean my beautiful 6700k killed it.  So to recap, I'm not getting any video and the system shuts off and restarts automatically.  Any help is appreciated. 




Mod Edit:  Not a dupe topic, OP reposted as instructed, closed other topic - Hamluis.

Edited by hamluis, 17 February 2016 - 08:07 AM.

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#2 WebWalker67


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Posted 17 February 2016 - 02:13 PM

If you having problem with system, try boot it up with minimum components.


Basically I will remove the motherboard from the case and boot it up will minimum components (bare bone) - boot it up with just RAM and on-board graphic adapter.


If it is boot up okay, then I will start adding additional component  like GPU one at the time to find out which component is having problem.

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Posted 17 February 2016 - 02:55 PM

What happened when you put everything back, original parts, original hookups, like it was during the great running days?

Edited by RolandJS, 17 February 2016 - 02:56 PM.

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