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New System Problem

ebbes12

FPCH New Member
Joined
Jan 26, 2012
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PC Experience
Some Experience
Operating System
Windows 7- Professional
#1
Specs:Intel DZ68BC Desktop board
Intel Quad 1600k CPU and supplied CPU fan
Antec 500W
Integrated graphics (for the moment!)
Kingston 8GB RAM
5 case fans

Hey everyone, this was my first computer build and everything worked fine, got it built in 6 hours and windows installed. CPU temp was running at 85C though, so decided to take a look, removed fan and all seemed fine so was reinstalled.

But now it wont boot... Status code on the MB sticks on 08 (Starting BIOS execution after CPU BIST) and I dont get any display to the monitor however all of the case power is working prefectly as before.

Any help would be greatly appreciated!

James
 

KenB

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Oct 19, 2008
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Location
Wirral UK
#2
Hi James

Starting BIOS execution after CPU BIST
This is a CPU Built in Self Test
Obviously it is not passing.

CPU temp was running at 85C
Also indicating a problem with the CPU

Your problem lies with the CPU.
Take it out - clean off the old thermal paste with rubbing alcohol ( any pharmacy ) and apply a very thin layer of thermal paste evenly before re-attaching the heat sink.
Try it again.
 

ebbes12

FPCH New Member
Joined
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Messages
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Some Experience
Operating System
Windows 7- Professional
#3
Thanks for the reply Ken,
I did as you described, but no fix even with new thermal paste im afraid... :(
Still showing 08.
 

KenB

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#4
Status code on the MB sticks
Can you explain this please.
You say you are getting nothing on the monitor .................

MB sticks .......are you referring to the RAM ?

Do you get any POST beeps at all ? ( assuming that you have an internal battery )