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    Default Re: GA EP45-DQ6 won't boot

    Hi,

    I did send an e-mail to them, waiting for a response. :)

    Greetings,

    Fremen

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    Default Re: GA EP45-DQ6 won't boot

    Well i got a reply from the store which i bought my mobo. They contacted Gigabyte, because it has no warranty Gigabyte wants to try to repair the motherboard. Will cost me 35,- if they fix it and also if they don't fix it. I might go and try that. I dont know if it is my PSU, but i don't have other hardware to test with.

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    Default Re: GA EP45-DQ6 won't boot

    Sounds like 35 is a good bet.
    You can check the prices of used EP45 boards and I think that buying a used board will cost much more.
    If you want Gigabyte to try the repair, it might be best if the shop can first do some quick tests with their hardware to verify if there is a problem with any of your hardware. Find out in advance how much the shop will charge ahead of time.

    Check out http://forums.tweaktown.com/gigabyte...ng-failed.html and pay attention to the posts by Lsdmeasap.
    If you have any questions, just ask.
    You have nothing to lose by carefully trying this fix.

    Whichever option you choose, let us know how it works out for you.
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    Default Re: GA EP45-DQ6 won't boot

    I contacted the shop about their RMA procedures and cost. They charge 45,- for research. So i accepted that. I'll let u know what they find out.

    Greetings,

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    Default Re: GA EP45-DQ6 won't boot

    45,- for research? So if the shop determines that your motherboard is the problem, then you have the pleasure of paying an additional 35 for Gigabyte to possibly fix your motherboard? Are you going to have to pay for any shipping/handling fees?

    Maybe the best approach might be to sell your cpu and ram and upgrade to a Sandy Bridge or Ivy Bridge system.
    Check out how much your cpu and ram is going for on the used market.
    Your DDR2 should fetch a really good price and DDR3 memory prices are dirt cheap.
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    Default Re: GA EP45-DQ6 won't boot

    Well, i don't have the money now for a new PC. I calculated for my next PC €900-1000 for a new comp(Mostly a gaming pc)

    Well the shipping i skip by bringing it to the store myself, but i asked the shop to check it out cause i'm not sure if it is the motherboard. In my opinion it could be 4 things: Mobo/CPU/GPU/RAM. I neither have any of those as spare to test with. So i need to let the store check it out.

    Greetings,

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    Default Re: GA EP45-DQ6 won't boot

    Add your power supply to the list.
    It's best to let them test with your hardware, then when they confirm that there is a problem, they can test with their hardware to isolate which components have failed.

    Good luck, let us know how things turn out.
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    Seasonic SS-660XP2 80 Plus Platinum psu (660w)
    WD Caviar Black WD6401AALS 640GB (data)
    Samsung 840 Pro 256GB SSD (boot)
    SLI @ 16/4 works when running HyperSLI
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    Default Re: GA EP45-DQ6 won't boot

    Quote Originally Posted by profJim View Post
    Add your power supply to the list.
    It's best to let them test with your hardware, then when they confirm that there is a problem, they can test with their hardware to isolate which components have failed.

    Good luck, let us know how things turn out.
    You have the winning point. The PSU was defective. So i ordered a new one.

    Thanks for your advise in this case :).

    Greetings

    Fremen

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    Default Re: GA EP45-DQ6 won't boot

    Glad to hear that you don't need to RMA your motherboard!!
    Is your system up and running or do you have to wait for the new psu to arrive?
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    P35-DS4 [rev: 2.0] ~ Bios: F14
    4x2GB OCZ Reaper PC2-8500 1094MHz @5-5-5-15
    MSI N460GTX Hawk Talon Attack (1GB) video card <---- SLI ---->
    Seasonic SS-660XP2 80 Plus Platinum psu (660w)
    WD Caviar Black WD6401AALS 640GB (data)
    Samsung 840 Pro 256GB SSD (boot)
    SLI @ 16/4 works when running HyperSLI
    Cooler Master 120XL Seidon push/pull AIO cpu water cooling
    Cooler Master HAF XB computer case (RC-902XB-KKN1)
    Asus VH242H 24" monitor [1920x1080]
    MSI N460GTX Hawk (1GB) video card
    Logitech Z-5500 Digital 5.1 Speakers
    win7 x64 sp1 Home Premium
    HT|Omega Claro plus+ sound card
    CyberPower CP1500PFCLCD UPS
    E6300 (R0) @ 3.504GHz [8x438MHz] ~~ P35-DS3L [rev: 1.0] ~ Bios: F9 ~~ 4x2GB Kingston HyperX T1 PC2-8500, 876MHz @4-4-4-10
    Seasonic X650 80+ gold psu (650w) ~~ Xigmatek Balder HDT 1283 cpu cooler ~~ Cooler Master CM 690 case (RC-690-KKN1-GP)
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    HT|Omega Striker 7.1 sound card ~~ Asus VH242H monitor [1920x1080] ~~ Logitech Z-5500 Digital 5.1 Speakers
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    Default Re: GA EP45-DQ6 won't boot

    Not up n running yet. Still waiting for the PSU.

    Greetings,

    Fremen

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