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  1. Just to wrap this up... It was the CPU, it was...

    Just to wrap this up...

    It was the CPU, it was dead!

    New CPU in and it boots fine, got windows installed and she's flying now.

    As a side note, I also discovered that 3 of my HDD are dead, I...
  2. Thanks, just tried this the board reboots and the...

    Thanks, just tried this the board reboots and the fans spin up to max...the mem led blinks away but still nothing on screen. Left it for twenty mins, but no go.

    There a hold up on getting that CPU...
  3. Here is whats happening up to now, there is no...

    Here is whats happening up to now, there is no display to the monitor.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tvfh-pELmBY&feature=youtu.be
  4. Thanks for the reply man, I was swapping sticks...

    Thanks for the reply man, I was swapping sticks around at that point.

    I work for a big tech company so I've asked for a CPU to be sent to me for testing...gonna try that first. I just cant believe...
  5. Well....some progress.... I cant quite believe...

    Well....some progress....

    I cant quite believe it but I took the CPU out and cleaned it, applied a wheelbarrow of thermal paste and locked the cooler down tightly.

    It now powers up and stays...
  6. Heres a video to show you whats happening...I was...

    Heres a video to show you whats happening...I was testing every slot with a stick of 1333 kingston at this point.

    I have shorted the power pins ONCE to start the system, after that it turns itself...
  7. Thanks for the reply, yeah I've had it out of...

    Thanks for the reply,

    yeah I've had it out of the case with just cpu, mem and power plugged in. After the first board didnt work, I was super paranoid and went over my case (Coolermaster...
  8. X79 Sabertooth / 3820 - No power / Post - SOLVED

    Hi Guys, I've been out of the loop for ages, but trying to get back in.

    I am having a total nightmare though, for the love of god someone help me! :(

    I have a X79 Sabertooth, that will not...
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    Yeah, I see what your saying man. I did do some...

    Yeah, I see what your saying man. I did do some measuring first, and I knew I was in with a chance...I hadn't thought about different PCI-E slot placements, so I guess you guys are going to have to...
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    See...this is why I dont post pictures :D

    See...this is why I dont post pictures :D
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    Well that was hard, I took a lot of pics but was...

    Well that was hard, I took a lot of pics but was so difficult to get decent ones. I've attached the best two, in the close up it actually looks tighter than is is (although is it tight). To give you...
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    I'll see what I can do, you'll have to forgive my...

    I'll see what I can do, you'll have to forgive my cable tidying skills tho (I dont have any), theres wires everywhere.
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    Guys, I've answered this now...see my post above....

    Guys, I've answered this now...see my post above.

    It can fit, but only just.
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    Well as nobody seemed to know, I can now...

    Well as nobody seemed to know, I can now exclusively reveal that you CAN fit a Radeon 5970 into a CoolerMaster 690 :cool:

    Its tight but it fits with a cm or two to spare, and no moddification...
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    Well I've had notice today that my card is...

    Well I've had notice today that my card is shipping soon, so I guess I'll find out soon. I will update this thread once I know.
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    Lol... This is just the problem I'm having,...

    Lol...

    This is just the problem I'm having, nobody seems to know for sure.

    And in every review I've read, the length of the card seems to vary...or rather peoples measurements of the card vary,...
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    Well I guess nobodys been crazy enough to try it,...

    Well I guess nobodys been crazy enough to try it, I'll soon change that :p:

    Got one of these cards on order now so I'll find out soon enough, if it doesn't fit....I'll make it fit :yepp:
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    Radeon 5970 in a CM 690? Possible?

    Hi guys, has anyone fitted a Radeon 5970 into a coolermaster 690 case?

    I've done some searching around the web but cant find a definitive answer, it ranges from "no" to "it'll be tight" to "it...
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    Sticky: Guys, what does everyone think of the Thermaltake...

    Guys, what does everyone think of the Thermaltake Toughpower 1200w?

    I need a powerfull psu, the 850w OCZ I have cant cope under load and keeps cutting out...any other recommendations?
  20. Overclocking Core i7 920 - P6TD Deluxe - Help

    Guys, I've just put together a new rig and I'm trying to get it tuned up.

    I've read that 4ghz should be pretty do-able for a 920 with the right system, but I'm really struggling to get the system...
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    Anyone else tried these: ...

    Anyone else tried these:

    http://www.lambda-tek.com/componentshop/index.pl

    I've ordered a few times from them now and the delivery has always been next day, plus every order you get a small...
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    Screw the RIAA... If you wanna fight back,...

    Screw the RIAA...

    If you wanna fight back, support bands like Radiohead at www.inrainbows.com

    The new album is a download, and you pay whatever you like (free if you like, you decide)...
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    Thats a really good looking board, hope Abit can...

    Thats a really good looking board, hope Abit can produce a great overclockers board this time tho.
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    Man their share price took a right kicking today,...

    Man their share price took a right kicking today, might be a good time to buy shares in Intel as their so low...$17.10 :eek:
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    Ssshhh...No one tell him about these, the guy...

    Ssshhh...No one tell him about these, the guy will bankrupt himself on DDR2...

    http://www.gskill.com/en/f2-8500phu2-hz.html :D
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