Defective Mobo? Tags: Asus How To 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). saint19 a b Ĉ ASUS a c 151 à CPUs a c 284 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. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumIs my MoBo defective or can I solve this problem? ForumMobo defective , where should I put my CPU while waiting for new mobo ? ForumHow to tell if I have defective mobo ? (MSI Z77A-G45) ForumGTX 670 FTW - High expectations or defective hardware? ForumHow do tell if my motherboard is defective ? ForumDefective 3pin plug in FAN connector on mobo ForumDefective 3pin plug in FAN connector on mobo ForumIs my gtx 670 defective ? ForumI think my ASUS GTX 670 is defective ... ForumIs this PSU defective ? ForumHow to repair motherboard if its give ram defective beap but ram is ok tested in ForumIs defective HardWare really common on building a rig? ForumDo I have a defective motherboard? ForumDefective Corsair RAM consistently passess memtest86+ ... ForumIs sound defective Again? ForumWhich is better memory ForumI7 MOBO w/Multilpe PCI Slots ForumRAM Voltage - Dominator DDR3 Gigabyte mobo ForumWhich SATA on Mobo GA-x58-ud3r? ForumI need to replace my MoBo and CPU More resources Read discussions in other Motherboards categories BIOS Boot Chipsets ASRock Asus Chaintech DFI Elitegroup FIC Foxconn Gigabyte Intel MSI-Microstar !