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Asrock P4 combo board, installed a new LGA775 P4 3.06Ghz HT processor, computer fails to boot, post, display... and constant disk read error upon *any* secondary device being installed on either IDE port

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  • PMenace Jul 14, 2008

    sure have... but thats not the major problem...

    MY computer does nothing other than fans on when i push the button.... now this is in NO WAY the first CPU i have built, this is just the first time i have ever encountered this problem, unless i could easily determine if it were a bad stick of ram or processor...

    this is not the case. there is no post and no display... thats the priority here... the disk read error is of no concern ATM just merely a symptom


  • PMenace Jul 14, 2008

    Well... I have tried that already... and I can in no way believe that, 5 seperate sticks of ram are bad...

    Any other ideas?


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Have you checked your jumper settings on the primary hard drive to ensure they are set to master or cable select

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  • Britain Turner
    Britain Turner Jul 14, 2008

    I would lean more towards the faulty RAM side. I have had this issue before and typically if the CPU is bad the fans won't even start up.

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