ASUS A7V8X-X/LAN problem

By raheel22don ยท 5 replies
Nov 10, 2003
  1. Hi i just bought a new AMD Athlon XP 2600+
    ASUS A7V8X-X/LAN Broadband Ready, 8 x AGP Slot, 6 PCI Slots, 6 USB Ports.
    256Mb DDR 333
    80Gb Hard Drive @ 7200 RPM
    52 x 24 x 52 CDRW Drive
    GE-Force FX5200 128Mb DDR 8X +TV Out Outstanding Graphics Card.
    5.1 Surround Sound

    the computer runs fine but some times restarts by itself why is this happening i have installed the asus motherboard utilty cd which is called ASUS PC PROBE i check the computer status everything is ok but is says :

    power fan is below threshold

    chassis fan below threshold

    is this a problem how do i fix this whats going on please someone tell me....................... Thank You!:grinthumb
  2. therealdeal329

    therealdeal329 TS Rookie Posts: 41

    i think i read a post here about something like this happening, i guess they were on XP tho, and instead of the blue screen of death appearing (crash screen) XP would just restart automatically, you might wanna check that out, and maybe who ever posted that original post i read could post here to clarify..;)
  3. therealdeal329

    therealdeal329 TS Rookie Posts: 41


    This might be the problem, maybe the fix as well to what you are experiencing...
  4. raheel22don

    raheel22don TS Rookie Topic Starter

    ill try this cheers mate, thanks if this aint the problem can it be that i need more ddr ram to run my computer and my graphics card, i was told that minum should be 512mb ddr 333 ram...............
  5. therealdeal329

    therealdeal329 TS Rookie Posts: 41

    no problem, yeah i need to update my ram, actually im hoping to by 512 mb this coming friday... lol payday for me.. then my system will be running better, lately its been starting to run really sluggish, and i've only had it about a month now...
  6. Didou

    Didou Bowtie extraordinair! Posts: 4,274

    Not having enough Ram could result in intensive swapping & slow overall performance, it should not result in reboots.

    The message you're getting with ASUS PC Probe, means the speeds reported for yoru Power & Chassis fan are below threshold. Go the PC Probe Settings & eventually lower the threshold or if you don't have any fans installed on the Chassis & Power fan connectors on the board, you can simply deactivate the warning for those values.

    We might need a little more info about your restarts. When do they occur ? Is it when the PC is inder full load or completely random ?
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