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Carl2608

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About Carl2608

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  • Gender
    Male
  • Location
    Denmark

System

  • CPU
    Intel Core i7-4790K @4.8 GHz - 1.3V
  • Motherboard
    ASUS Sabertooth Z97 Mark S
  • RAM
    HyperX 32 GB 1866 MHz
  • GPU
    PNY GTX 1080 (watercooled)
  • Case
    Corsair 750D
  • Storage
    Samsung 950 Pro 512 GB + Samsung 850 EVO 500 GB
  • PSU
    EVGA 850W G2 Supernova
  • Display(s)
    Asus PB287Q
  • Cooling
    360 mm, 140 mm and 280 rads With Noctua NF-A14's up front, and Corsiar ML 120/140 PRO LED elsewhere
  • Keyboard
    SteelSeries Apex Raw (piece of Sh*t, really)
  • Mouse
    Logitech G900
  • Sound
    Logitech z333 + AKG K7xx (Massdrop Red edition) powered by an ASUS STRIX RAID PRO soundcard
  • Operating System
    Windows 10 Pro 64 Bit

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  1. Either a PSU tester of test the system with another unit.
  2. i haven't looked around that price range, but i doubt you'll be able to get a laptop with >960M performance at that price level. I would wait till we get the full lineup of Pascal based laptops, where the price drops of Maxwell Mobile chips are inevitable.
  3. Hmm... That CPU does not have integrated graphics. Do you have another GPU (preferably one that you don't have a use for anymore). I doubt that it would be the GPU though (it's quite obvious if it is) so you might be looking at a dead board. Check the PSU maybe?
  4. I've heard good things about the Dell Inspiron 7000 lineup. I own an XPS 15 myself, and my summary is this - It's a great laptop. Good build quality, good performance but its ultimately let down by Dell's horrible customer service.
  5. Every case is different, so the outcome may vary, but i would believe from the info i've received, that it's a dead board. Try unplugging everything that isn't essential to the board, as it might cause a short. Hard Drives, SSDs, fans, unecessary PSU connectors, Graphics cards and and all but one stick of RAM (remember, if you don't know EXACTLY where/what the failure is, everything is a suspect). If it doesn't boot up after that, try and clear CMOS. Since the PC refused to start after the incident, it might corrupted.
  6. Had the same issue a couple of days ago, receiving the same effects. The board ended up dying because of it. It's probably a fried board, to be honest.
  7. it's fried. i cleared the CMOS, still a no-go. I have ordered an ASRock Z97 OC Formula to replace this board, should be here any day now.
  8. huh. You might e onto something. New motherboard then?
  9. Hi everyone, i was hoping i could get a little help on this one. I'm having boot issues with my PC, and i can't figure out a solution to it. I was waiting for No Man's Sky to release on Steam when i thought to myself "you know, it would probably run more stabile if i turned off my CPU overclock". So i soft-shut down the system in Windows (Windows 10 Pro 64-bit), and when i pressed the power button to turn it on again... Nothing. just a quick flash from the LEDs on my soundcard and a "clack" from the power supply. i instantly thought the PSU died (EVGA SuperNova G2 850w), but i tested the unit with my trusty 12v bridging plug and the unit seems functional (it powers my D5 pump just fine, so i assume it works). My attention turned to the Mobo, which from close inspection had some fluid spillage from the CPU block onto the PCB, but nothing major. I suspect it's the board, but why didn't it short circuit in Windows then? As stated, it was 100% operational until i powered the system down in Windows, so im at a loss and have no idea to the cause of the issue. Any clues or help is appreciated. Specs: Core i7 4790K @ 4.8 GHz ASUS Z97 Sabertooth Mark S (Sabranco) from the TUF lineup HyperX FURY 32 gb 1866 MHz ram PNY GTX 1080 Founders Edition EVGA SuperNova G2 850w Samsung 950 Pro + Samsung 850 EVO Custom cooling from EKWB Windows 10 Pro 64-bit Motherboard BIOS 2702 - GPU BIOS Whatever is latest from NVIDIA. i've already uninstalled the CPU block, GPU and a radiator.
  10. Maybe a last gen Pentium (G3258)? Its cheap and can keep up with chrome (and even more with OC), prices are dropping for last gen mobo's and RAM.
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