Abit AT8 won't boot; POST code 90

NOTD665

Gawd
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I've had this problem with my system since I built it, but it seems to have gotten worse lately.

When I start up my system, it powers up but doesn't POST. The code on the motherboard LED display is 90 (which corresponds to "Completed uGuru initial process: AWARD BIOS taking over boot job") but it hangs there indefinitely. If I do a reset, it switches over to code F0 (which just says "Button rest") and then hangs there indefinitely.

Usually, if I do some esoteric combination of hitting the reset and power buttons, it will eventually POST correctly (I know this sounds ridiculous, but it's true). But I can't seem to replicate it now.

Any help is appreciated. I've swapped all sorts of hardware in and out including the memory and the CPU and it doesn't affect this whatsoever.

-Athlon 64 3500+
-Abit AT8
-Kingston HyperX 4x 1GB
-Asus EN9800GTX+
 

gwarren007

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Have you manually went in and changed the volage to the ram to 2.6v?
 
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