EVGA

EVGA Z97 Classified Delayed or Wont POST/BOOT at all

Author
gamestoned
New Member
  • Total Posts : 17
  • Reward points : 0
  • Joined: 2015/07/12 22:16:43
  • Status: offline
  • Ribbons : 0
2019/11/03 18:59:56 (permalink)
Hi all,
I'm facing a very unusual problem & not able to fix it. Appreciate your help on this.

My Specs
CPU        BX80646I74790K         Intel Core i7-4790K 4.0GHz Quad-Core Processor (Overclocked stable to 4.4GHz with 1.25v)
Cooler        ELC-LT240-HP        Enermax LIQTECH 240 AIO Liquid CPU Cooler
Mobo        152-HR-E979-KR        EVGA Z97 Classified
Mem        F3-2400C10D-16GTX        32GB G.Skill Trident X 32GB (4X8GB) 2400Mhz DDR3 (Overclocked to XMP Profile1 with 2400Mhz with 1.65V)
GPU        06G-P4-1996-KR        EVGA GeForce GTX 980 Ti HYBRID GAMING (Overclocked to 110% power limit, 135mhz core clock & No memory overclock)
SSD        SDSSDXPS-240G        SanDisk Extreme PRO 240GB Solid State Drive
SSD        SHSS37A/480G        Kingston HyperX Savage 480GB
HDD        WD1003FZEX        WD Black 2TB SATA 6 Gb/s, 7200 RPM, 64MB Cache
PSU        SNOW SILENT-1050        Seasonic SNOW SILENT 1050W ATX12V/EPS12V 80 PLUS Platinum

Bios Version is 2.04 because the latest 2.06 crashed my PC & rolled back to a version just before specter.

Problem1 - When you press the power button the PC wont POST/BOOT. After a while maybe 10mins sometime 1hour later. The PC will boot up.
Problem2 - Sometimes even after you press the button the PC will not boot at all.

Solution Checks
1) Checked power cord to PSU & replaced with a new one
2) No change in hardware made during 4yrs of setting up this PC
3) Windows 10 has always been updated automatically
4) Removed the AIO cooler & Memory sticks, reseated both and used a ceramic gel for AIO
5) Tried BIOS 1, 2, 3 at Stock and Overclocked both had same results.
6) Removed all USBs, Headphones, All points from motherboard & tried posting. Didn't work.
7) Changed the CMOS battery to a newone (Duracell)
8) Checked PSU power to Motherboard & Power to MB is present as the Red light for BIOS & White-light on the MB lights up when you turn ON the switch on the PSU.

So I have finally runout of solutions or ideas on how to find the root cause of this. Kindly help as I've gone through the entire forum to find a problem like it but noone has such an issue. My warranty expired for the Motherboard & GPU so unable to raise a ticket anymore. Appreciate your help in finding the cause & a way to fix it permanently.

i7-4790K Devil's Canyon / EVGA Z97 Classified / Enermax LIQTECH 240 / 32GB G.Skill Trident X 2400Mhz / EVGA GeForce GTX 980 Ti HYBRID / SanDisk Extreme PRO 240GB - OS / Kingston HyperX Savage 480GB - Games / WD Black 2TB - Backup / Seasonic SNOW SILENT 1050W / Acer Predator XB270HU / Phanteks Enthoo EVOLV ATX / Razer DeathStalker & DeathAdder / Kingston HyperX Cloud Alienware X51 R1 / i5-3330 3.2Mhz stock / 8GB (2x4GB) DDR3 1600MHz / WD 1TB HDD / 1.5GB GTX 660 OC +120core +525mem +87mv / Benq XL2420T / Altec Lancing ATP3 2.1
#1

7 Replies Related Threads

    Sajin
    EVGA Forum Moderator
    • Total Posts : 38976
    • Reward points : 0
    • Joined: 2010/06/07 21:11:51
    • Location: Texas, USA.
    • Status: offline
    • Ribbons : 195
    Re: EVGA Z97 Classified Delayed or Wont POST/BOOT at all 2019/11/04 21:09:32 (permalink)
    Try removing the gpu from the motherboard. See if that will help it start. If no dice try a different psu.

    Want to save 5 to 10% on your next EVGA purchase? Just click on the associates banner to save, or enter the associates code at checkout on your next purchase. If you choose to use my code I want to personally say "Thank You" for using it.
     

     
    #2
    gamestoned
    New Member
    • Total Posts : 17
    • Reward points : 0
    • Joined: 2015/07/12 22:16:43
    • Status: offline
    • Ribbons : 0
    Re: EVGA Z97 Classified Delayed or Wont POST/BOOT at all 2019/11/04 22:24:39 (permalink)
    Hi Sajin,
    I disassembled the PC while swapping RAM DIMMs. So during that I tried removing the GPU & booting. Sometime it boots fine & sometime it doesn't. How to test it's a PSU issue. I have a 1000W Seasonic & never failed on me. If it's a PSU issue then there shouldnt be any power at all right?
    Paul

    i7-4790K Devil's Canyon / EVGA Z97 Classified / Enermax LIQTECH 240 / 32GB G.Skill Trident X 2400Mhz / EVGA GeForce GTX 980 Ti HYBRID / SanDisk Extreme PRO 240GB - OS / Kingston HyperX Savage 480GB - Games / WD Black 2TB - Backup / Seasonic SNOW SILENT 1050W / Acer Predator XB270HU / Phanteks Enthoo EVOLV ATX / Razer DeathStalker & DeathAdder / Kingston HyperX Cloud Alienware X51 R1 / i5-3330 3.2Mhz stock / 8GB (2x4GB) DDR3 1600MHz / WD 1TB HDD / 1.5GB GTX 660 OC +120core +525mem +87mv / Benq XL2420T / Altec Lancing ATP3 2.1
    #3
    Sajin
    EVGA Forum Moderator
    • Total Posts : 38976
    • Reward points : 0
    • Joined: 2010/06/07 21:11:51
    • Location: Texas, USA.
    • Status: offline
    • Ribbons : 195
    Re: EVGA Z97 Classified Delayed or Wont POST/BOOT at all 2019/11/04 22:53:58 (permalink)
    No need to test the psu as I'm pretty sure it's the problem...

    https://arstechnica.com/c...c.php?f=7&t=214349

    Want to save 5 to 10% on your next EVGA purchase? Just click on the associates banner to save, or enter the associates code at checkout on your next purchase. If you choose to use my code I want to personally say "Thank You" for using it.
     

     
    #4
    gamestoned
    New Member
    • Total Posts : 17
    • Reward points : 0
    • Joined: 2015/07/12 22:16:43
    • Status: offline
    • Ribbons : 0
    Re: EVGA Z97 Classified Delayed or Wont POST/BOOT at all 2019/11/04 23:32:03 (permalink)
    I'm raising a ticket with Seasonic since it's in warranty. Let me see what they would come back with. Will come back with an update on this thread. I dont have a second PSU to test. But If i need to buy one which Platinum 1000w PSU would you recommend in 2019.

    i7-4790K Devil's Canyon / EVGA Z97 Classified / Enermax LIQTECH 240 / 32GB G.Skill Trident X 2400Mhz / EVGA GeForce GTX 980 Ti HYBRID / SanDisk Extreme PRO 240GB - OS / Kingston HyperX Savage 480GB - Games / WD Black 2TB - Backup / Seasonic SNOW SILENT 1050W / Acer Predator XB270HU / Phanteks Enthoo EVOLV ATX / Razer DeathStalker & DeathAdder / Kingston HyperX Cloud Alienware X51 R1 / i5-3330 3.2Mhz stock / 8GB (2x4GB) DDR3 1600MHz / WD 1TB HDD / 1.5GB GTX 660 OC +120core +525mem +87mv / Benq XL2420T / Altec Lancing ATP3 2.1
    #5
    gamestoned
    New Member
    • Total Posts : 17
    • Reward points : 0
    • Joined: 2015/07/12 22:16:43
    • Status: offline
    • Ribbons : 0
    Re: EVGA Z97 Classified Delayed or Wont POST/BOOT at all 2019/11/05 02:45:34 (permalink)

    i7-4790K Devil's Canyon / EVGA Z97 Classified / Enermax LIQTECH 240 / 32GB G.Skill Trident X 2400Mhz / EVGA GeForce GTX 980 Ti HYBRID / SanDisk Extreme PRO 240GB - OS / Kingston HyperX Savage 480GB - Games / WD Black 2TB - Backup / Seasonic SNOW SILENT 1050W / Acer Predator XB270HU / Phanteks Enthoo EVOLV ATX / Razer DeathStalker & DeathAdder / Kingston HyperX Cloud Alienware X51 R1 / i5-3330 3.2Mhz stock / 8GB (2x4GB) DDR3 1600MHz / WD 1TB HDD / 1.5GB GTX 660 OC +120core +525mem +87mv / Benq XL2420T / Altec Lancing ATP3 2.1
    #6
    Cool GTX
    EVGA Forum Moderator
    • Total Posts : 18291
    • Reward points : 0
    • Joined: 2010/12/12 14:22:25
    • Location: Folding for the Greater Good
    • Status: online
    • Ribbons : 114
    Re: EVGA Z97 Classified Delayed or Wont POST/BOOT at all 2019/11/05 04:43:54 (permalink)
    I've had bad DVD drive give this type of symptom ... removed drive & it booted normally
     
    Unplug the Case connections & Test ... maybe a faulty start button or wire ?
     
    Remove everything ---> except Boot drive & test
     
    Still not working:  MB out of case & on cardboard --> in Minimal form
     
    Older MB -- could be a "tin whisker issue"

    RTX Project EVGA X99 FTWK-5930K,EVGA2080Ti EVGA-1200P2  Nibbler EVGA X99 3-GPU Water Loop 1600P2  AIO Folding  1080Ti FTW3 Hybrid, 1200P
    Thank You for Your Support


    #7
    Sajin
    EVGA Forum Moderator
    • Total Posts : 38976
    • Reward points : 0
    • Joined: 2010/06/07 21:11:51
    • Location: Texas, USA.
    • Status: offline
    • Ribbons : 195
    Re: EVGA Z97 Classified Delayed or Wont POST/BOOT at all 2019/11/05 08:25:37 (permalink)
    gamestoned
    I'm raising a ticket with Seasonic since it's in warranty. Let me see what they would come back with. Will come back with an update on this thread. I dont have a second PSU to test. But If i need to buy one which Platinum 1000w PSU would you recommend in 2019.


    I'd get a another seasonic unit from their prime series.

    Want to save 5 to 10% on your next EVGA purchase? Just click on the associates banner to save, or enter the associates code at checkout on your next purchase. If you choose to use my code I want to personally say "Thank You" for using it.
     

     
    #8
    Jump to:
  • Back to Mobile