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Today i got my new board and built it once again, taking more care to make sure i did it correctly. Yes, my password is: Forgot your password? It does appear to be an issue with the harddrive. the graphic card works fine...ive already proved that...the motherboard is new, not even 1 year old...its WAY passed the due date to return, so i cant return it to get a

Try turning off the computer, opening the case, and turning it on; if it's the hard drive, it'll grind away while Windows starts. I will take seriously even wild ideas ( but no aliens please). Can you open the case on the computer, and discover exactly where the "thump" comes from? haha 0 Replies Questioner 1 Reply Wed 8 Feb, 2012 03:33 pm @MrIVI, MrIVI wrote: Now, I'm trying to figure out why. http://www.overclockers.com/forums/showthread.php/379055-Can-a-3-pin-fan-burn-out-a-motherboard

Powered by vBulletin Version 4.2.2 Copyright © 2017 vBulletin Solutions, Inc. I could be wrong about wattage vs amps.....I never plug in anything except chipset fans into the mobo. If I were you, I'd get a new PS if possible, in case yours is bad or just old and doesn't handle new stuff very well. Log in with Facebook Log in with Twitter Log in with Google Your name or email address: Do you already have an account?

Look here. More resources See also solved New build works out of the box but in the case no post, all fan spinning solved In/out fan arrangement in my case solved Should the If you're not already familiar with forums, watch our Welcome Guide to get started. Is this happening when the hard drive is active?

I have a gigabyte 2004rz board and the front usb/firewire/mic/headphones work fine, maybe MSI are bad I'll keep your problem in mind next time I buy a motherboard :) oh have To start viewing messages, select the forum that you want to visit from the selection below. Then I'd replace your mobo but go with a different maker. http://arstechnica.com/civis/viewtopic.php?f=7&t=935421 Join the community here, it only takes a minute.

Check it out quick.The other possibility that could kill two fans is that when you mount them, they are "binding". When it arrived i built it up and switched it on. Tweet Thread Tools Show Printable Version Email this Page… Subscribe to this Thread… Search Thread Advanced Search Display Linear Mode Switch to Hybrid Mode Switch to Threaded Mode 12-05-2003,08:16 AM Show Ignored Content As Seen On Welcome to Tech Support Guy!

TwoboxerSep 9, 2009, 8:07 AM The odds of this being a problem are like slim and none . . . http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/270863-31-case-burning im actually building this computer for my cousin...so they are waiting...dont want to have the third motherboard burn out again... The CPU maybe suffering from intermittent internal problems. Report • #10 Fingers October 31, 2011 at 04:17:42 You are quite welcome.You have to be a little bit crazy to keep you from going insane.

yes cpu & heatsink are all fine, the cpu has survived both board meltdowns with no problems at all & the heatsink is a copper one with heatpipes & has a If this is your first visit, be sure to check out the FAQ by clicking the link above. Reply With Quote 04-08-05,07:27 PM #4 firebat45 View Profile View Forum Posts Member Join Date Jan 2005 Location Edmonton, Canada it absolutely can, but if its low power it shouldnt. Ask a Question See Latest Posts TechSpot Forums are dedicated to computer enthusiasts and power users.

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That was the one that burned out about a month ago. Reply With Quote 12-05-2003,10:10 AM #3 BigBirdZ28 View Profile View Forum Posts Visit Homepage Member Join Date Nov 2001 Location Bahrain Posts 183 your point about load is intresting, could you May 8, 2005 #10 Vigilante TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,666 AGP should be fine.

The third - I have 4 case stand offs, and I only had 3 screws, so I left one off ....

I really don't think it's the wattage mostly because I've done it for two years with no problems. Stay logged in Search titles only Posted by Member: Separate names with a comma. I changed my configuration, plugged my monitor into one outlet and my computer into another. But thats the only time it has ever happened to me, and as you can tell by the board it was at least five years ago.

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yeah right ,never seen a warranty that covered overclocking 0 OPDiscussion Starter PcPro12 3 8 Years Ago but the warranty does cover VGA Function Fail ;) 0 zettabyte 8 Years Ago window problem Last Post 1 Week Ago I installed window 7 in local disk c and give 40mb space but unfortunately the space is showing 20gb,how can I do for more Thanks for your time. I quickly disconnected the power and inspected the motherboard.

Could have caused a short, not sure.So at the moment, I am returning my Motherboard for a replacement, already replaced the fan, getting a new power supply, putting more thermal paste Forgot your password? Latest: GroundZero7, Feb 13, 2017 at 1:40 AM CPUs and Overclocking AnandTech Forums: Technology, Hardware, Software, and Deals Home Forums > Hardware and Technology > General Hardware > Toggle Width Style Now, I'm trying to figure out why.

You should up your power supply to 700 - 750 W. 1 Reply Butrflynet 1 Reply Wed 10 Nov, 2010 09:11 pm @talk72000, Yep, your system is Such opinions may not be accurate and they are to be used at your own risk. electricity is stable as i use the other PC while mine is burnt out. Newer Than: Search this thread only Search this forum only Display results as threads Useful Searches Recent Posts More...

Because the board can burn out if it doesn't have a load. General Hardware Mar 24, 2003 GalvanizedYankee Diamond Member Joined: Oct 27, 2003 Messages: 6,986 Likes Received: 0 Cheers?? im just wondering i have my 120mm fan plugged into my mobo 3-pin and something goes wrong causing the fan to go out can it kill the motherboard with it ? Just some thoughts, before you blow a wad on a new box. 0 Replies Wolfware 1 Reply Tue 25 Dec, 2012 08:06 pm @MrIVI, I got something

also, i run for weeks or months without shutting off my pc...and i got no problems with it...except maybe causing too much radiation inside my house...lol troubleshooting-hardware This article has been The typical motherboard has 9 mounting holes, therefore it requires 9 standoffs & 9 mounting screws. Heatware Q6600 G0 @ 3.4GHz @ 1.356v Asus P45 P5Q-Pro 1406 BIOS G-SKILL 4GB DDR2 @ 5-5-5-15 @ 756MHz HIS HD 4850 512MB @ 700MHz / 1200MHz 1.28TB (2 x WD If I put a new motherboard in would this cure the problem?

I went to a Best Buy store, and it costs $69 to do a diagnostic test on it...didnt do it...he said to try a different power supply...what im going to do Most shops have a special tester that will test the 20 pin as well as the other 4 pin connectors. But it wouldn't hurt to check.