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Master Geek
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Topic # 223287 22-Sep-2017 11:51
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Not sure if this is the right place but hoping someone has seen this issue and can help

 

I have an ECS Q77 based machine that just wont start. Fans all spin but I get no video and 3 beeps.

 

Its this one - http://www.ecs.com.tw/ECSWebSite/Product/Product_Overview.aspx?DetailID=1457&CategoryID=1&DetailName=Feature&MenuID=24&LanID=0

 

 

 

Checking the AMI BIOS codes and manual it says the RAM is likely culprit. I swapped the RAM (tried 3 different pcs) and nothing .. just 3 beeps.

 

I had a basic G620 in there so thought I would try an I5-2400 from a working Asrock H71 machine but no luck.

 

I tried 2 different GPU and without any GPU and 2 different PSU (both GPU and PSU work fine with the Asrock system)

 

 

 

The 3 pcs of RAM and both CPU work 100% in the Asrock but the ECS simply beeps.

 


I had a look and the cpu pins seem OK but I'm no expert (even after watching the latest LTT on youtube on bent pins)

 


Anyone seen this .. got any suggestions .. is it dead :-(


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  Reply # 1870911 22-Sep-2017 12:22
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Try one stick of ram only in one slot at a time. You might just have a bad slot(s)




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  Reply # 1870934 22-Sep-2017 13:15
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Yep tried that one too

dan

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  Reply # 1870944 22-Sep-2017 13:53
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try resetting the CMOS using the jumper. unplug all the HDDS CD etc as well

 

unplug power

 

press power button to discharge any remaining current

 

resetting the CMOS using the jumper.

 

replug power.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 




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  Reply # 1870964 22-Sep-2017 14:15
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dan:

 

try resetting the CMOS using the jumper. unplug all the HDDS CD etc as well

 

unplug power

 

press power button to discharge any remaining current

 

resetting the CMOS using the jumper.

 

replug power.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Will give it a go tonight .. .thanks 




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  Reply # 1871116 22-Sep-2017 16:24
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GoranZ:

 

dan:

 

try resetting the CMOS using the jumper. unplug all the HDDS CD etc as well

 

unplug power

 

press power button to discharge any remaining current

 

resetting the CMOS using the jumper.

 

replug power.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Will give it a go tonight .. .thanks 

 

 

No luck on that one either .. I think I killed it


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