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The Boatman
07-27-05, 11:36 AM
My new system (sig) which had been running fine since Friday with no problems, has just died and will not even power on - all I get is one orange HDD light flash when the power line is plugged in, and one blue light flash when I press the power on button - nothing else. I was playing HL2 when it just died. Anything I can do? or is it RMA time?

fastguy94416
07-27-05, 12:03 PM
I'd try pulling everything out, and replacing parts one at a time, starting with the Processor, then ram, graphics card, etc and testing to see if it powers up at all.

zoomy942
07-27-05, 12:08 PM
also, pull out the ram and CPU, thrun your pc on. if your mobo beeps at you, you are doing well.

The Boatman
07-27-05, 12:13 PM
System powers w/out RAM & GPU, but no beeping...

fastguy94416
07-27-05, 12:14 PM
good, now try ram, then gpu, see if we can find the problem here.

The Boatman
07-27-05, 12:22 PM
System powers on with RAM, but fans blow at full speed...

The Boatman
07-27-05, 12:23 PM
...nothing happens when I put the graphics card in.

fastguy94416
07-27-05, 12:33 PM
I guess the next step would be to try and find a spare graphics card to see if yours is causing the problem, in my opinion.

The Boatman
07-27-05, 12:41 PM
I guess, unfortunately this is my first PCI-E system and the SN25P hasn't got onboard video and I dont have another PCI-E card. The SN25P doesnt even have a regular PCI slot so I could check it with my old TNT2.

Usually my old mobos beeped when they were booted w/out a graphics card... but the SN25P doesnt?

fastguy94416
07-27-05, 12:51 PM
I don't have experience with that system, so I can't help you with that specifically, I'm sure there is a shuttle specific forum you can find, maybe on www.amdmb.com. Good luck, I don't know what else I can do to help.

The Boatman
07-27-05, 01:16 PM
Thanks for the help anyway fastguy.

nVidi0t
07-27-05, 01:20 PM
The fact that your system is powering without ram and not beeping isn't good. I would bet your motherboard is the problem. Try the GPU in a different machine.

The Boatman
07-27-05, 01:40 PM
Don't have another PCI-E system unfortuantely

LBJM
07-27-05, 06:12 PM
What kind of power supply are you using?

fastguy94416
07-27-05, 06:17 PM
It's a shuttle- They come with their own proprietary psu.

The Boatman
07-27-05, 06:33 PM
350W supply on the SN25P, should be enough for a 6600 Gt alright