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ASUS NCT-d Motherboard NCT-D One Xeon 3.2 CPU. System has been running steady for two years. Now system will power up and then shut down (crow barring) Took system down to basic config and discovered when I press down on the right side of the CPU heatsink/fan the system will power on. When I release pressure, system shuts down. I removed heatsink/fan, removed old thermal grease using Isopropal alcohol. I removed CPU, checked pins, reseated CPU, replaced thermal grease and heatsink/fan and problem returns. I removed heatsink/fan and replaced but this time turning heatsink/fan 180degrees and same sysmptoms. I think the issue is with the systemboad and not the heatsink and the answer is to replace the systemboard :-( Any suggestions, recommendation? Thanks

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  • Anonymous May 15, 2008

    Exactly the same problem, please let me know if you find a solution.

  • tman6366 Dec 29, 2008

    sorry for such a long delay in replying.

    The problem was the chip socket.

    I had to replace the system board.

    Fortunatley my system board still had two months of warranty left on it. I contacted ASUS and shipped them my old system board and they replaced it.



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Hi, have you tried removing the CPU and using a Air Jet Spray can to clean all contact pins and pin holes? The problem sounds like a loose chip. So also check all on board chips are seated, including RAM chips. Air spray can be bought from most Computer stores. Goodluck mistyman

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