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Re: GIGABYTE GA-X79-UD7 Motherboard not booting

Re: GIGABYTE GA-X79-UD7 Motherboard not booting
« on: January 29, 2021, 09:38:35 am »

I bought a second hand gaming computer and the motherboard will not boot. It has a Core i7 Extreme Edition 3960X LGA2011 6 Cores 3.3gHz, 32GB Corsair Dominator RAM
NOCTUA NH-D14 CPU COOLER and 2GB Gigabyte GTX670 Graphics Card.

I have spent hours trying to get it to work. Sometimes it runs for 1 second and cuts out. The fans spin and then nothing. Other times it boots into windows and then cuts out. Will not boot again. I have replaced the thermal paste and tested the memory and graphics card.

I have bought another X79 motherboard to use with the CPU and card however was wondering why the board no longer works.

I would be grateful for any help. I have tried a brand new power supply as well.
Thank you


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Re: GIGABYTE GA-X79-UD7 Motherboard not booting
« Reply #1 on: January 29, 2021, 02:01:24 pm »
Have you taken the CPU out? Look at the pins you might have one that is bent or not in the right spot.
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