2 Iron

Re: Alienware Area-51 ALX upgrade

Using the dell boot diag disk.

/bangs head on keyboard.

FIX: Was to unplug the cables and plug back in.  Dust or spot corrosion on the pin.

Unplugged and plugged fan cable into fan controller CPU fan header.

Unplugged and plugged mio fan cable on motherboard CPU fan header.

It was physical layer issue.

Alienware: Area-51 ALX
Intel Core i7 975 Extreme @ 3.33GHz
OS: Windows 7 Professional, 64bit Windows 10, 64bit
HDD: 3 x 1.5TB SATA-II, 7200rpm, 32mb cache HDDs
Memory: 12GB Triple-Channel 1333MHz DDR3
Graphic: 2x ATI 5970 XFX R9 295x2
Sound: Sound Blaster X-Fi Titanium
Mouse: Microsoft Sidewinder Razor Naga
Keyboard: G15 : AlienwareTactX
Media Card: 19-in-1 Media Card Reader
Optical Drive: 6X BD RW
Power Supply: 1.1 1.5KW Power Supply

Alienware: M11 Netbook

GSA 11 Information Technology Specialist