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680I motherboard won't post

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I have a computer with a 680i motherboard.  all of a sudden, the system no longer posts.  on the built in post code displiay, only 2 horizontal bars appear.  What does this mean?
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by:PUNKY
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Try other monitor see if it works?
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by:My name is Mud
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Change the memory module!!!
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by:phototropic
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Any  beeps? If none, try removing the RAM. Any beeps now?
Reseat the RAM and re-try. If still no good then do as whatboy suggested and repolace the RAM
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Could be a code 11 which points to a memory controller issue, Try some know good ram, if you dont have any but have 2 or more sticks installed try 1 stick at a time. If know good memory or all the sticks fail its probably a bad motherboard.
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I tried removing the ram and also reseating the ram, all without any success.  There are no post beeps at all.  So this just leaves me with a bad motherboard then?
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That is possibility.
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Sounds like it, but just to make sure do you have another power supply to test with?
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Is this the same 680i evga board you've been having other problems with?
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by:phototropic
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If you get no beeps when you remove all RAM then the motherboard is the most likely culprit...
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disconnect all devices, and boot with only mobo + cpu + 1 ram stick, video card, keyb + mouse.  any display now? if yes , add devices one by one; if no, it is one of the connected
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...and replace then ram, or video card.
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My name is Mud earned 500 total points
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If... and only if... the BIOS is set on a socket and not soldered to the MB, try getting if you can another BIOS from a same MB, if different version might not matter... if that doesn't work, see if you can do a reflux on the south bridge, lately I've seen too many damaged MBs due to bending the MB more than enough...
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what is the best 680i motherboard to replace it with, another evga or move to another brand?
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I recommend Asus and MSI (heard there tech support is great but i have never had a failure so no reason to call).
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