Back in action Took a while to find and load the drivers, but after that, it runs good for its age. It could definitely be from power supply issues, startup is when stress and load are the highest. Best Selling in Motherboards See all. I will certainly make sure my XFX card is seated securely, but I kind of doubt this is the problem. When I restarted it, I got 1 long beep followed by two short beeps continuous – no video. I’m installing SuSe on it as we speak.

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NP, glad to be of some help google “2t four sticks A8N5X” and read the first few posts that comes up. I suspect that eventually it won’t boot up at a85x Now, I’ve been searching high and low just to find the BIOS that this board uses, let alone the actual beep codes.

I don’t know all the technical details about that, but I do know that I frequently have to set this jumper with WD hard drives. All times are GMT That is probably why enthusiasts tend to buy much bigger and higher quality than they actually need; An attempt to just saa any such problems. I’ll try the memory test.

I formatted and it was good to go. You may also like. Thanks for all of your helpful posts and suggestions. Back in action Took a while to find and load the drivers, but after that, it runs good for its age. That was definitely the problem, and in hindsight as usual I guess it makes a lot of sense.


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This adapter came with the drive. Nov 28, Posts: This item may be a floor model or store return that has been used. The drive was powered up and detected right away. If you’d like to contribute content, sataa us know.

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But I’ve seen posts where someone with the same mobo experiences the same problem, tried a pci card, tried resetting the cmos, and nothing seems to resolve the problem. This really seems like a DOA drive, but before I fill out the warrantee for a replacement WD has been good to me so far about such thingsis there any “Duh!

Is there a way to tell? I unplugged every cable, wire from the mobo.

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Looking at the drive itself and isolating it from the fan noise, I don’t hear it power up, and I don’t “feel” the vibration at all I can normally feel a slight vibration on a drive – I wish these had LEDs – but after the machine has been on for about an hour, it’s still stone cold to the tocuh.

Once you know which one is causing the problem, uninstall its drivers and unplug the culprit device, reboot, reinstall the latest drivers on the manufacturer’s website, shut down, plug it back in, reboot.


So long as there is no negatives associated with it, I guess I can live with it. It seems like it’s just in a bad mood sometimes. A8N5X post beep codes Sure, power supply problems can duplicate the symptoms of a failure of just about every other part. I think that’s the problem.

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Audio problem in asus board. OK, lucky, I guess, I did it a few more times and all was well.

Aug 9, Posts: My scant experience with WD RMAs only a handful have failed for me in 7 years have been without complaint. Reboot problem Asus A8N5X. I upped the voltage a tad on the same line as your thinking.

When I check the voltages in Probe they seem OK. Now, most would probably think that I did something wrong the first time, but I did the same as originally. One thing you may want to look into is looking for hidden installed devices in Device Manager via ‘View’ file menu item.

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