Eventually I ran out of things I could try due to lack of spare hardware lying around, and took it in. I’d already tried all this and much more well before the reply but the board stays dead. It was supposed to be here last Sunday, but the vendor then informed me that the warranty was being handled from Taiwan and not locally, so I’d have to wait for a replacement board to come in. TechSpot Account Sign up for free , it takes 30 seconds. The board had to be replaced from Taiwan apparently.
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Yes, my password is: Then just failed to start. It’ll be a few weeks at least until the board comes back.
GA-8SFXM (Rev. 1.x) | Motherboards – GIGABYTE
But I did try other RAM and power supplies. The RAM from this board worked ok in another machine so it wasn’t that.
Add your comment to this article You need to be a member to leave a comment. It was supposed to be here last Sunday, but the vendor then informed me that the warranty was being handled from Taiwan and not locally, so I’d have to wait for a replacement board to come in. When I did get a reply they claimed they’d never heard of this type of fault and went on to suggest memory as the problem, and the usual pull all the cards and see what happens. Glad the he remembered to include the CPU.
Long delays, I think they do it on purpose to discourage warranty claims. Odd too that the recorder and the motherboard both went out with only 3 weeks left on their warranties.
Join the community here. I did log the error with Giga-byte’s help system before returning it to the vendor, but there was a long delay in an answer due to Chinese new year holidays. Sign up for freeit takes 30 seconds.
TechSpot Account Sign up for freeit takes 30 seconds. This replacement only cost me postage one way as the vendor sells at some local markets twice a month, other than I’d be ga8s661fxmm km trip to his store.
Now just have to wait for the replacement to come from Taiwan. Got the package by post from the vendor. It was in a different machine to the motherboard problem. Your name or email address: Well, you wanted to know how ga8e661fxm went I won’t get around to installing for a few days.
I had the same problem on the same motherboard.
GA-8SFXM (rev. ) | Carte Mère – GIGABYTE France
Already have an account? Maybe you could describe your problem directly to Giga-byte, I started my query here: Ask a question and give support. Do you already have an account? This HDD worked for a few weeks then stopped. I’d already tried all this and much more well before the reply but the board stays dead.
It’s being replaced under warranty. gigabbyte
Gigabyte GA-8S661FXM – motherboard – micro ATX – Socket 478 – SiS661FX
Computer Wont turn on Been playing with the 4 port KVM switch I bought today Around here it’s been going off early, might have been confused by daylight saving or somesuch. How did you go with your claim? No, create an account now. TechSpot is dedicated to computer enthusiasts and power users.