Defective Mobo? Tags: Asus CPUs Motherboards Last response: March 23, 2010 5:38 PM in Motherboards Share zellflux March 23, 2010 9:18:37 AM How to identify a mobo if it is defective already, w/o any tool or extra item to test it.. same with CPU how to identify if it is defective? it's really confused me both of two. More about : defective mobo masterjaw a b V Motherboard March 23, 2010 4:22:25 PM Burn marks, blown capacitors (mobo), or damaged/bended pins (cpu). IMO, the only way to know something is defective is by testing it (try to power it up and see how would it respond). m 0 l saint19 a b Ĉ ASUS a c 159 à CPUs a c 295 V Motherboard March 23, 2010 5:38:32 PM Hi newcomer and welcome to the Tom's hardware forum. 1- Use prime95, this test all your system. 2- If you get some BSDO, depends of the code of the error, you can know what component is failing. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedIs my mobo defective? gigabyte Forum Solved[Build Help] Defective mobo, need a new one having trouble deciding Forum Can a faulty/defective mobo cause CPU spikes Forum After 3 months of troubleshooting I'm finally narrowing it down to either a defective mobo or gpu. Please help. Forum boot problems, defective mobo? Forum Testing for a defective Power Supply - components not receiving power. Possible mobo issues? Forum DoA or Defective MoBo Forum Mobo defective, where should I put my CPU while waiting for new mobo? Forum How to tell if I have defective mobo? (MSI Z77A-G45) Forum Defective 3pin plug in FAN connector on mobo Forum Defective 3pin plug in FAN connector on mobo Forum Is my MoBo defective or can I solve this problem? Forum Defected mobo? Pls help Forum Gigabyte z68, can't change volt without problems... mobo defect ? Forum Solvedcould a defective or bad power supply cause low fps? Forum SolvedIs my RAM defective? Forum defect mobo? Forum SolvedJust bought a defective Corsair PSU, looking to purchase a more reliable brand. Opinions? Forum SolvedDefective motherboard or PSU? Forum SolvedBad chip or defective components? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Motherboards categories BIOS Boot Chipsets ASRock Asus Chaintech DFI Elitegroup FIC Foxconn Gigabyte Intel MSI-Microstar !