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PC wont POST - black screen

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December 11, 2012 7:16:17 AM

Hey,
i was overclocking my CPU and now my PC wont post, its just stuck at a black screen after i turn it on.

fx-8120
990fxa-ud3
corsair vengeance 8gb

I tried restarting the pc and i also tried shutting it down and removing the battery for 5 minutes. Didnt work. Still a black screen.


Any help plz ? :) 

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December 11, 2012 7:39:27 AM

is your psu a decent one, more than a year or 2 old??
December 11, 2012 7:42:25 AM

its a corsair gs600, year old
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December 11, 2012 7:45:30 AM

i have known decent psu's to go before a year old if you have a spare one lying around wont hurt to rule it out is it posting without video signal like you can see/hear hdd activity
December 11, 2012 8:11:30 AM

got it sorted:

turned off pc
unplugged ac cable
took out the battery
shorted battery pins on mobo
placed the battery back

PC posted

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December 11, 2012 9:11:41 AM

cheti said:
got it sorted:

turned off pc
unplugged ac cable
took out the battery
shorted battery pins on mobo
placed the battery back

PC posted

Close thread! :) 

the bios will be held by the ac power source battery store when no ac thought you would have reset bios properly already sorry
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