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My new-built machine fails to boot!
Feb 8, 2011, 2:01 AM
note: the OS isn't even on it yet
at first, it would boot and stay on.. then it would boot for 5 seconds and then restart.. now it restarts after 1/2 seconds
HD 6970 crossfire
G. skill 2x 4GB= 8GB 2130mhz RAM in slots 1 & 3
NH- D14 cpu cooler
AX1200 corsair PSU
what is going on?
this is my first build
Feb 25, 2011
Feb 18, 2011
built machine fails boot
Feb 8, 2011, 2:05 AM
could this be over heating because if i leave it off for 10 min i can boot for 6 sec again.
did i apply the thermal paste wrong?
Feb 8, 2011, 2:26 AM
oh wow.. the problem just stopped.. will tell you if it reoccurs
Home Built PC Won't BOot
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Please help new built boot loop
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Feb 8, 2011, 2:40 AM
in BIOS, my cpu temp is 28C.. is that bad for the NH- D14; if it is, then i probably need to reapply the arctic silver 5
Feb 17, 2011, 11:58 PM
just used a fresh install
that was a pain though
i already had it all set up
this thread needs to be closed
first to comment gets best answer so i can close this thing
Feb 18, 2011, 1:59 AM
Feb 18, 2011, 2:02 AM
28C at idle is ok. My i5 is around 25-28C @ 4Ghz
Feb 25, 2011, 1:03 AM
Best answer selected by deathbydoubleg.
Feb 25, 2011, 1:05 AM
you replied first and since i already solved the problem, i give you best answer
thermal compound cooled so i get 23-25 idle depending on the speed of my fans, set to max now so 23 but loudish
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