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Old 08-23-2017, 02:37 PM   #14
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Default Re: MSI 770T-C45 unstable

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Originally Posted by momaka View Post
Reading through that thread again, I wouldn't call the issues there intermittent. More like you had a motherboard that did not boot at all and you got it to boot by replacing a bunch of parts.

When a motherboard boots and POSTs successfully only sometimes, that's an intermittent issue, as is the case with the O/Ps.
I seem to recall that before starting that thread and repair, the board might have worked again once or twice before dying completely. But I guess ultimately you are right. By the time I was seriously working on it, the whole thing was pretty dead.

Still, I can imagine it's plausible for a failing voltage rail to cause intermittent POST issues?
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