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Just upgraded to ASRock 4CoreDual-SATA2 LGA 775 VIA PT880 Pro/PT880 Ultra ATX Intel Motherboard but following POST check my PC now reboots every time...? Re fitted my original board and the old system still works fine?

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You've taken the right steps with your diagnosis.

1) Start with the monitor cable. If removable use a known to be good monitor cable.
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Weak voltage power rail.

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Games and 3D programs haven't begun to scratch the bandwidth of PCI Express 1.1 yet, much less the PCI Express 2.0 technology.

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