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    Tried to...but I got to diagnostic option in the...

    Tried to...but I got to diagnostic option in the MyASUS app...I don't know if this is a function available only for ASUS AIO products...
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    ok...bit of a field report here: I disassembled...

    ok...bit of a field report here: I disassembled the CPU and AIO cooler, scrubbed away all the old TIM, cleaned well then reapplied new TIP and reassembled the whole thing.
    I have to say that perhaps...
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    LOL...well, I assumed I was speaking "common...

    LOL...well, I assumed I was speaking "common tongue" :P ...yep, I meant thermal paste (I kind of picture the funny image of adamsleath's friend with toilet paper stuck in the CPU socket, BTW)...I've...
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    These are actually very valid suggestions as...

    These are actually very valid suggestions as well...I guess as soon as the "Christmas delirium" is over (relatives running around home) I'll open up once again the CPU socket, clean its contacts and...
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    Ehm...yes, I guess I should... :p This is...

    Ehm...yes, I guess I should... :p This is actually the first time I build a PC from scratch, and the Bitfenix Comrade Window case, abeit being the only case to fit the only space available for it in...
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    Hopefully you should now be able to see the...

    Hopefully you should now be able to see the images at the follwing URLs:
    https://imgur.com/l4uRJ4s
    https://imgur.com/OBroPDc
    https://imgur.com/C0C6diN
    https://imgur.com/ddH6pLa...
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    Upping the pics again tomorrow...I've been out of...

    Upping the pics again tomorrow...I've been out of town...please be patient ;)
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    Here you go some photos of my case config: 3928...

    Here you go some photos of my case config:
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    I hope this helps pinning down something I might have overlooked so far...:p
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    So you want some "case-porn", eh? :P JK...I'm...

    So you want some "case-porn", eh? :P

    JK...I'm posting them ASAP tomorrow (sorry about coming and going...I work abroad, and it gets difficult to post daily)
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    Current PSU lot code is: 17437108 Quite...

    Current PSU lot code is: 17437108



    Quite sure...the Seidon cooler has always performed well, and I see no trace of seeping whatsoever in my case. Thanks for suggesting it, though.
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    I understand...and you are correct as well: I...

    I understand...and you are correct as well: I would exclude the RAM, since I have tested different sticks, in different combinations. The issue happens even when I am on a single 8 GB RAM stick.

    ...
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    Just remember, though, that the burn marks were...

    Just remember, though, that the burn marks were on the old MSI motherboards, not on this new ASUS one...this one does not seem to have visible marks or issues...



    Yup, that much I guess I...
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    Sorry for being this late in posting back...bit...

    Sorry for being this late in posting back...bit of a hard week...battery is a normal 3V one, shipped with the motherboard. I did not have a tester at hand and I could not find a setting to read it...
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    Yep. Onboard one is disabled via BIOS, but...

    Yep. Onboard one is disabled via BIOS, but unplugging the GTX and using the onboard one does not solve the issue: the PC still randomly reboots.

    Whoops, erm...did not...I will remove it again and...
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    Last night I finally did it: - I removed the...

    Last night I finally did it:
    - I removed the CMOS battery, checked its contacts, put it back in, powered on and reconfigured the BIOS.
    Unfortunately, no luck: the issue is still there...two...
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    Let's see: - I still have to check the CMOS...

    Let's see:
    - I still have to check the CMOS battery (I've been working late, so I barely have time to sleep);
    - I already checked for bad sectors a while ago. None found,SMART read ok. Will check...
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    Quick update on these suggestions: * I will...

    Quick update on these suggestions:

    * I will check the CMOS battery...never did with this MB. Would you perhaps recommend a CMOS reset as well? (I can't really think what good would it do, but I am...
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    Ok, so...this was not the original question but I...

    Ok, so...this was not the original question but I suppose it would not hurt to ask here as well (I've been asking around since months): if the issue is not PSU-related, what would it be, in your...
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    Let's see...just bear with me, it is going to...

    Let's see...just bear with me, it is going to take a bit to reconstruct, more than a year has passed since.
    The first configuration of my rig (2 years ago) featured a different MB (MSI mortar) and a...
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    Many thanks. I really appreciate your suggestion,...

    Many thanks. I really appreciate your suggestion, and I will give it a shot.

    Anyone else has a non-corsair alternative, just for the sake of comparison?
    Otherwise I'll buy the Rm550x.
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    Uhm...isn't that a bit rude? I came here on...

    Uhm...isn't that a bit rude?
    I came here on these forums for a quick suggestion, since I think this is one of the best places on the topic of PSUs (if not the best place).
    All I did was ask a...
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    First of all, I thank you both for your answers....

    First of all, I thank you both for your answers.
    For the sake of argument I will tell you:
    1. that a surge protector is already in place. I put it over a year ago; and it works;
    2. that the CX M...
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    Help me chose a good PSU?

    Hello everybody,

    I'm a new user, abeit I have been a silent ghost herearound for a while :P

    I am looking for advice selecting a new PSU for my rig.
    You can see its specs in my signature, but...
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