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Merc Jan 05, 2006, 12:58pm EST Reply - Quote - Report Abuse
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>> Re: Asus A8N-SLI Deluxe FAQ
Brad-
I think that since it is a new setup it won't matter. I'd flash the BIOS before anything else. In other words when you have just 1 stick of RAM, the CPU, video card and floppy attached.

Merc
Modified Lian Li PC 7077A
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Asus P5K Deluxe BIOS 0404
Core 2 Duo Q6600 (3600MHz@1.46v)
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1 x XFX 8800GTX XXX Watercooled
2 GB Team Xtreme DDR2 800-PC6400
2 x 150gb WD in Raptors in RAID 0
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Le Fartly Jan 05, 2006, 06:56pm EST Reply - Quote - Report Abuse
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>> Re: Asus A8N-SLI Deluxe FAQ
i have tried everything now, i dont know what to do, am at a loss.

recap, 6800gs will work in black pcie slot, not the blue as its suppose too. have done absolutely everything i can think of, checked bios settings, rebuilt bios via the support cd, rebuilt pc, tried installing an extra molex to the mobo ez power (which is suppsoe to be for sli).

very very sad.

Merc Jan 05, 2006, 07:47pm EST Reply - Quote - Report Abuse
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Edited: Jan 06, 2006, 06:21am EST

 
>> Re: Asus A8N-SLI Deluxe FAQ


Merc
Modified Lian Li PC 7077A
Dual Watercooling Loops
Asus P5K Deluxe BIOS 0404
Core 2 Duo Q6600 (3600MHz@1.46v)
Max OC 4050MhHz at 1.65v
1 x XFX 8800GTX XXX Watercooled
2 GB Team Xtreme DDR2 800-PC6400
2 x 150gb WD in Raptors in RAID 0
1 x 640
david cole Jan 05, 2006, 08:57pm EST Reply - Quote - Report Abuse
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>> Re: Asus A8N-SLI Deluxe FAQ
Merc -- an update FYI
I know it sometimes helps peace of mind if you know how outstanding problems are doing, so this is just an update, not additional request for assistence. Current status, but not all step-by-step barebones tests that have transpired, follows:

Unit is now partially working, but only if I use analog video input to the LCD moniter (or to a CRT moniter. used for testing). It absolutely locks down the Ultra 6800 video card if I use digital mode (even the cooling fan on card halts). With a separate computer that also has digital output, the moniter will not display - but will from this computer if analog display is used. (using a dongle to convert the signal to nine-pin plug)
So, for a few days I will operate in analog mode just to get some work caught up, but will rapidly pursue correcting this situation. Display of images is slower using analog mode than it had been in digital mode.

The 24" LCD moniter supplier (Dell) says tests they requested via telephone suggests the moniter is good. My next challenge is putting together a data package to convince them to take the unit in for testing (of course at my expense!). I believe that the digital input section of the moniter's electronics is faulty. Their tests for the digital performance consisted of a power-on display test pattern, but with no input signal. Not quite the same thing as trying under load.

Keep up the good work. Thanks again.

A8N-SLI Deluxe, FX-55, Win XP Pro - was main, being rebuilt after electrical storm
Sabertooth x58, i7-950, Win 7 Pro, ENGTX460CU TOP, 12GB GSkill, 12GB SSD, 1GB + 2GB HDD @ 6GB/s - main computer
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Merc Jan 05, 2006, 09:04pm EST Reply - Quote - Report Abuse
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>> Re: Asus A8N-SLI Deluxe FAQ
Thanks David! That is an interesting turn of events and I agree that the DVI on the monitor is hosed. The old Dell would have taken it back without question. Times have changed though haven't they. Is there any way to get another LCD with DVI and plug it in over the weekend? "Borrow" one from work maybe? That would prove your theory one way or another. Keep us informed!

Merc
Modified Lian Li PC 7077A
Dual Watercooling Loops
Asus P5K Deluxe BIOS 0404
Core 2 Duo Q6600 (3600MHz@1.46v)
Max OC 4050MhHz at 1.65v
1 x XFX 8800GTX XXX Watercooled
2 GB Team Xtreme DDR2 800-PC6400
2 x 150gb WD in Raptors in RAID 0
1 x 640
Le Fartly Jan 05, 2006, 11:44pm EST Reply - Quote - Report Abuse
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>> Re: Asus A8N-SLI Deluxe FAQ
huh? I never got shocks from my case or had a short.....

anyway, i took it back to the retailer, they tested, dead pcie slot (blue). got a replacement. will try that tonight.

Merc Jan 06, 2006, 06:08am EST Reply - Quote - Report Abuse
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Edited: Jan 06, 2006, 06:22am EST

 
>> Re: Asus A8N-SLI Deluxe FAQ
Le Fartly-
I apologize, I got you mixed up with someone else I was trying to help. Sorry 'bout that. Glad you figured it out.

Merc
Modified Lian Li PC 7077A
Dual Watercooling Loops
Asus P5K Deluxe BIOS 0404
Core 2 Duo Q6600 (3600MHz@1.46v)
Max OC 4050MhHz at 1.65v
1 x XFX 8800GTX XXX Watercooled
2 GB Team Xtreme DDR2 800-PC6400
2 x 150gb WD in Raptors in RAID 0
1 x 640
libby kennedy Jan 06, 2006, 07:54am EST Reply - Quote - Report Abuse
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>> Re: Asus A8N-SLI Deluxe FAQ
i have since removed mainboard from chassis only getting green led on board no fans or anything else working i have ps connected on mainboard any ideas

Brad P. Jan 06, 2006, 08:43am EST Reply - Quote - Report Abuse
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>> Re: Asus A8N-SLI Deluxe FAQ
Thanks Merc! Not sure why I need to keep everything unplugged but if thats what it takes I'll do it! Thanks again!

A8N32 Sli Deluxe,AMD 4000 San Diego,Gigabyte PDU21SC,Corsair 3200 c2pt 2 gigs,2 Hitachi T7K250 (160 gig ea.) Sata2 Raid 0,Creative X FI, BFG7800GT,Silverstone ST60F
Merc Jan 06, 2006, 08:43am EST Reply - Quote - Report Abuse
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Edited: Jan 06, 2006, 08:44am EST

 
>> Re: Asus A8N-SLI Deluxe FAQ
Libby-
You'll need to either short the POWER ON/OFF pins or attach the case switch to them to get the rig to POST. I'd stick 1 stick of RAM in the B1 slot (3rd from the CPU) and the video card in the PCIe slot closest to the CPU (don't install anything else), plug in the monitor and see if you can get into BIOS. Of course before doing any of this you should reset the CMOS/BIOS by removing the battery (withthe PSU unplugged) and shifting the jumper for a few seconds. If you can get into BIOS then you know that the primary parts are all healthy and you can begin the rebuilding. If it does POST then don't go any further, just post here.

Merc
Modified Lian Li PC 7077A
Dual Watercooling Loops
Asus P5K Deluxe BIOS 0404
Core 2 Duo Q6600 (3600MHz@1.46v)
Max OC 4050MhHz at 1.65v
1 x XFX 8800GTX XXX Watercooled
2 GB Team Xtreme DDR2 800-PC6400
2 x 150gb WD in Raptors in RAID 0
1 x 640
libby kennedy Jan 06, 2006, 09:20am EST Reply - Quote - Report Abuse
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Edited: Jan 06, 2006, 09:25am EST

 
>> Re: Asus A8N-SLI Deluxe FAQ
did exactly as you said still no screen only life was fans an chip

Merc Jan 06, 2006, 09:32am EST Reply - Quote - Report Abuse
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>> Re: Asus A8N-SLI Deluxe FAQ
Brad-
You don't have to but doing a start-up with a barebones unit is just a good way to test the system basics. Then you plug a drive in and if it doesn't boot you'll know that it is the drive and not your CPU. See what I'm saying? Plug in a new peripheral, restart, system boots you know it is good to that point. Saves complications if you have a bad start after the build is completed. If you want to put everything in before the first start then there shouldn't be a problem either.

Merc
Modified Lian Li PC 7077A
Dual Watercooling Loops
Asus P5K Deluxe BIOS 0404
Core 2 Duo Q6600 (3600MHz@1.46v)
Max OC 4050MhHz at 1.65v
1 x XFX 8800GTX XXX Watercooled
2 GB Team Xtreme DDR2 800-PC6400
2 x 150gb WD in Raptors in RAID 0
1 x 640
Merc Jan 06, 2006, 10:02am EST Reply - Quote - Report Abuse
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>> Re: Asus A8N-SLI Deluxe FAQ
Libby-
Sounds like the case shocking you (Le Fartly, this is the other guy I was helping when I posted to you by mistake) probably damaged some components. I'd see if I could RMA the mobo. Then I'd try and test any components that were hooked up when you were getting shocked to make sure that they are still good.

Your PSU should have failed off when it detected the circuit/ground fault so maybe you can pursue them in order to prove their product caused this problem. You can also post elsewhere on these forums to see if someone else has a better idea. There are a lot smarter folks than me here. Sorry mate and good luck.

Merc
Modified Lian Li PC 7077A
Dual Watercooling Loops
Asus P5K Deluxe BIOS 0404
Core 2 Duo Q6600 (3600MHz@1.46v)
Max OC 4050MhHz at 1.65v
1 x XFX 8800GTX XXX Watercooled
2 GB Team Xtreme DDR2 800-PC6400
2 x 150gb WD in Raptors in RAID 0
1 x 640
libby kennedy Jan 06, 2006, 10:15am EST Reply - Quote - Report Abuse
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>> Re: Asus A8N-SLI Deluxe FAQ
got rma and another board on the way tested everything eg ram cpu and graphics card on another computer an they work fine thankfully thanks for all your hepl much appreciated

Merc Jan 06, 2006, 10:21am EST Reply - Quote - Report Abuse
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Edited: Jan 06, 2006, 10:21am EST

 
>> Re: Asus A8N-SLI Deluxe FAQ
Libby
Great news for you. Just make sure on the new install to use a GOOD PSU and count 9 standoffs, 9 holes and 9 screws. LOL Not saying that caused the problem but a stray standoff can ruin your whole day and is an easy mistake to make. Get everything matched up and secure before you plug in. Let us know how it goes.

Merc
Modified Lian Li PC 7077A
Dual Watercooling Loops
Asus P5K Deluxe BIOS 0404
Core 2 Duo Q6600 (3600MHz@1.46v)
Max OC 4050MhHz at 1.65v
1 x XFX 8800GTX XXX Watercooled
2 GB Team Xtreme DDR2 800-PC6400
2 x 150gb WD in Raptors in RAID 0
1 x 640
Jacob Merrill Jan 06, 2006, 12:51pm EST Reply - Quote - Report Abuse
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>> Re: Asus A8N-SLI Deluxe FAQ
My system won't show anything on the monitor when I restart the computer. This is with 1 stick of RAM in. With two it won't even POST the first time. Any ideas?

major moron Jan 06, 2006, 10:12pm EST Reply - Quote - Report Abuse
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>> Re: Asus A8N-SLI Deluxe FAQ
Mine does the same thing no matter how i config the bios or start up, but all i have to do is push the reset button and then it boots up fine and runs great.
Figure that out.lol

asus a8n sli deluxe
amd fx 55
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Asus fx 7800 (256)
entermax atx 12v 600w

Merc Jan 06, 2006, 10:23pm EST Reply - Quote - Report Abuse
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Major-
I have a Asus P4P 800SE mobo in my wife's rig and it does the exact same thing. I suspect a short somewhere but haven't had time to pull the board out and run things outside the case.

Merc
Modified Lian Li PC 7077A
Dual Watercooling Loops
Asus P5K Deluxe BIOS 0404
Core 2 Duo Q6600 (3600MHz@1.46v)
Max OC 4050MhHz at 1.65v
1 x XFX 8800GTX XXX Watercooled
2 GB Team Xtreme DDR2 800-PC6400
2 x 150gb WD in Raptors in RAID 0
1 x 640
robert mcmullan Jan 07, 2006, 12:16pm EST Reply - Quote - Report Abuse
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hi can anyone please tell me if the jantech atx 12v ver. 2 400w 24pin power supply is any good to this board

Brad P. Jan 07, 2006, 01:23pm EST Reply - Quote - Report Abuse
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Hi ! I'm going to be using two Hitachi T7K250 hard drives in a Sata2 raid system that I'm going to begin building this week with this MB. I have a regular IDE drive that was used as a second drive on my old system,I've downloaded all the new drivers I'll need for my devices to it. Is there anything wrong with after having installed Win XP, SP2 and chipset drivers (I'm going to flash the Bios to 1016 before doing any of this) plugging this drive into an IDE plug and installing the drivers off it? Also Hitachi talks about Spread Spectrum and not using it unless the MB supports it. Does this MB support this and is it something I even want?? Thanks for any help!

A8N32 Sli Deluxe,AMD 4000 San Diego,Gigabyte PDU21SC,Corsair 3200 c2pt 2 gigs,2 Hitachi T7K250 (160 gig ea.) Sata2 Raid 0,Creative X FI, BFG7800GT,Silverstone ST60F

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