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NO POST m4a79xtd evo & radeon 5770+gskillddr3-1600

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January 7, 2010 2:31:19 PM

Haven't been able to get a post although I am get a loop diagnostic code.... 2 short 1 long over and over tried many things, And I am suspecting incompatable bios, but why would it be giving me the code im getting... Please respond the pc his being used as a cupholder just sitting there.



ASUS M4A79XTD EVO AM3 AMD 790X ATX AMD Motherboard - Retail (N82E16813131402) 54271228
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

AMD Phenom II X4 955 Black Edition Deneb 3.2GHz Socket AM3 125W Quad-Core Processor Model HDZ955FBGIBOX - Retail (N82E16819103674) 54271218
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Rosewill Wind Knight Gaming ATX Mid Tower Computer Case with pre-installed 2x 120mm Fan, Support up to 1x 140mm top fan, 2x 140mm side fan, 1x 140mm front fan, 1x 120mm rear fan - Retail (N82E16811147135)
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

G.SKILL Ripjaws Series 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model F3-12800CL9D-4GBRL - Retail (N82E16820231277)
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

XFX HD-577A-ZNFC Radeon HD 5770 (Juniper XT) 1GB 128-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFireX Support Video Card - Retail
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Tuniq Potency PSU-POT650-BK 650W ATX12V / EPS12V SLI Ready CrossFire Ready 80 PLUS Certified Active PFC Power Supply - Retail
Item #: N82E16817611007
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

SAMSUNG Spinpoint F1 HD753LJ 750GB 7200 RPM SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5" Hard Drive -Bare Drive
Item #: N82E16822152100
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

also am using a old ide cd optical drive


motherboard bios either 605 or 604 not sure but it was purchased on 11/30 with the 955 combo deal
ram is cl9-9-9-25 1.5v
video bios seems to be 012.012.000.003
January 8, 2010 5:47:20 PM

Sheeblasta said:
Haven't been able to get a post although I am get a loop diagnostic code.... 2 short 1 long over and over tried many things, And I am suspecting incompatable bios, but why would it be giving me the code im getting... Please respond the pc his being used as a cupholder just sitting there.



ASUS M4A79XTD EVO AM3 AMD 790X ATX AMD Motherboard - Retail (N82E16813131402) 54271228
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

AMD Phenom II X4 955 Black Edition Deneb 3.2GHz Socket AM3 125W Quad-Core Processor Model HDZ955FBGIBOX - Retail (N82E16819103674) 54271218
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Rosewill Wind Knight Gaming ATX Mid Tower Computer Case with pre-installed 2x 120mm Fan, Support up to 1x 140mm top fan, 2x 140mm side fan, 1x 140mm front fan, 1x 120mm rear fan - Retail (N82E16811147135)
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

G.SKILL Ripjaws Series 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model F3-12800CL9D-4GBRL - Retail (N82E16820231277)
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

XFX HD-577A-ZNFC Radeon HD 5770 (Juniper XT) 1GB 128-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFireX Support Video Card - Retail
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Tuniq Potency PSU-POT650-BK 650W ATX12V / EPS12V SLI Ready CrossFire Ready 80 PLUS Certified Active PFC Power Supply - Retail
Item #: N82E16817611007
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

SAMSUNG Spinpoint F1 HD753LJ 750GB 7200 RPM SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5" Hard Drive -Bare Drive
Item #: N82E16822152100
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

also am using a old ide cd optical drive


motherboard bios either 605 or 604 not sure but it was purchased on 11/30 with the 955 combo deal
ram is cl9-9-9-25 1.5v
video bios seems to be 012.012.000.003




I have the same mobo and cpu along with the very same problem . From what I was told by Asus support the CPU is the new C3 stepping and they are JUST NOW sending out this mobo with C3 support in the bios..
You options are RMA board or use another AM3 cpu with C2 stepping stick it in and update Bios to the newest one supporting C3 the swap back to the 955 cpu ..
Newegg knows this and is still selling this combo anyways!! I AM NOT A HAPPY CAMPER.
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