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September 27, 2008 4:05:55 PM

I just received a new MB in the mail, which I hooked everything up on boot I received a "CMOS checksum error" I went into CMOS setting and reverted CMOS setting to default. On reboot it doesn't seem to post. My PSU is 600W if anyone is wondering. Any ideas, before I RMA?

Also I tried another CMOS battery to no avail.


Motherboard is MSI P7N SLI Platinum

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September 27, 2008 4:39:44 PM

Sounds like a bad board to me. Just in case make sure none of the devices are giving you problems. Try to start up the board with just the video card, power, and one stick of RAM connected. If you still get the same message try using a different stick, and if the result is the same then RMA it. I've seen problems with boards not liking defective devices and getting all kinds of startup errors, but it's likely that in your case you need to RMA it.
September 27, 2008 4:52:26 PM

According to your post you have a mobo and a PSU. You will need:
CPU
RAM
DVD
HDD
GPU

Most likely you have a ram or CPU issue with your bios, but without knowing what you got its hard to say.
September 27, 2008 5:15:25 PM

Graphics Card = 2x 8800gt
DVD - Samsung Sata 20x DVD Drive
Mem= 4g DDR2 800 OCZ
HDD= 150g Raptor 10,000RPM 2x 320g 7200PRM Hitachi (All 3 are SATA)
CPU= E6750 Core Duo 2 2.66 Ghz
PSU= 600W Rosewill
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