Computer not booting

By lumpy007
Nov 30, 2008
  1. ok so this is what happened! the other night i was on my computer and everything was fine then all of a sudden the screen froze up which
    was no cause for alarm at the time so i did a hard reboot! thats when i said oh boy!!!
    computer froze again on the gigabyte boot screen thats when i did another hard reboot!
    then nothing now i get a no signal flash up on my screen and nothing but my computer still kicks on fans run sounds like the dvd drives kick
    on ok the lights blink for a bit then they turn off and my hard disks spin up!
    now that brings me to tonite i took the whole thing apart and just installed my vid card since mb does not have on board vid and
    one stick of ram and still nothing so i did the same thing with three more sticks of ram and other vid card!
    so now my ques. is .
    what else could it be cpu? motherboard? powersupply?

    oh ya sorry for any typing errors not used to my wife laptop to small!!

    this is my set up!!!

    windows xp 64 bit

    COOLER MASTER RC-690-KKN1-GP Black SECC/ ABS ATX Mid Tower Computer Case

    LITE-ON Black DVD 2MB Cache SATA DVD Burner

    PNY VCG86512GXPB-OC GeForce 8600 GT 512MB 128-bit GDDR3 PCI Express x16 HDCP Ready SLI Supported Video Card (X 2)

    G.SKILL 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM DDR2 800 (PC2 6400) Dual Channel Kit Desktop Memory 4 gigs

    Western Digital Raptor WD1500ADFD 150GB 10000 RPM 16MB Cache SATA 1.5Gb/s Hard Drive

    Western Digital Caviar SE WD5000AAJS 500GB 7200 RPM 8MB Cache SATA 3.0Gb/s Hard Drive (X 2)

    GIGABYTE GA-M57SLI-S4 AM2 NVIDIA nForce 570 SLI MCP ATX AMD Motherboard

    AMD Athlon 64 X2 6000+ Windsor 3.0GHz 2 x 1MB L2 Cache Socket AM2 125W Dual-Core Processor

    ARCTIC COOLING Freezer 64 Pro 92mm CPU Cooler

    Rosewill RX750-D-B 750W 80Plus Certified, ATX12V v2.2 & EPS12V v2.91 SLI 8800GTX SLI CrossFire Ready Active PFC PFC Power Supply

    linksys wireless g card

    and seven 120 mm fans
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