Hi All, - any suggestions.
GA-P35-DS3P wont boot. Fans spin for a few seconds, then stop. Never reaches the point when the BIOS is displayed on the screen.
I've been having similar problems for a few weeks. But if I disconnected the power supply, and waited for 10 minutes, it would always boot up. (and stay running all day without problems). But this morning - no go.
I've cleared the BIOS, but no luck.
Corsair 620 power supply
Intel Q6600 processor
2 dvd drives
3 hard drives.
- ups says (or used to say) total load was only about 200 watts.
You didn't mention anything about your RAM. What RAM kit do you have? Dead/dying RAM can cause this type of problem. Have you tried starting the system with each stick of RAM by itself in the first RAM slot?
You don't happen to have an extra PSU to try do you? That's a very nice PSU, but even the best components can fail.
Hi All, crucial RAM - I removed everything piece by piece; DVD's, hard drives, RAM, network card, usb card, - still no luck. I haven't got a spare power supply. I tried starting with a single RAM module, still no luck.
All I can think of is that's it's power related. Because it used to start if I disconnected the PC from the mains and waited 10 minutes.
So I suppose the next step is to buy a cheap(er) power supply and see if that works.
I've used a few of these in the past and they seem to be good quality.
OCZ Fatal1ty OCZ550FTY 550W ATX12V / EPS12V SLI Ready CrossFire Ready Modular Active PFC Power
Do me a favor. Do a last inspection on your motherboard. Get a flashlight and do a close up inspection looking for blown up capacitors or any other burnt out components. The fact that it was slowly dying away points to faulty capacitor among other things.
Hi, I inspected the mb and the power supply (as far as I could by shining a torch through the grill)and they both look to be find. I'll try a new power supply first, and see how that goes. The corsair has a 5 year warranty, of which 2 years are remaining.
It will be a few weeks before I can make the change, as I'll be on vacation - but I'll keep you updated)