Joined Jan 29, Messages 9, 1. I don’t want to remove the CPU and heat sink, since it would mess with the thermal grease coating that came on the heat sink. Ahhh, now we’re getting somewhere. Joined May 24, Messages 1, 0. I will reply back soon with my success or latest failure Joined Mar 20, Messages 10, 2. Would having my various fans plugged into the wrong spots be causing problems?

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The power supply it’s running is off dcs HP i recently baught and gutted for my new system. Are there any other possibilities I should try?

ECS NFORCE4M-A – – motherboard – ATX – Socket AM2 – nForce4 Overview – CNET

Did you look at this? Joined Mar 4, Messages 11, 2. It’s brand new, with pre-installed aluminum heatsinks on each one. Ketxxx Heedless Psychic Oct 3, Could some sort of memory incompatibility account for this type of behavior? Joined Oct 6, Messages 1 0. I then hit the nfroce4m-a button and got the exact same results – the fans spin up for maybe half a second at most, then everything shuts down.


That’s where I have connected it right now. If so, do I need to modify the fan connectors from my case? I’m think maybe I should move on to a different mobo, maybe another brand would work better?

Problem with power connection to ECS nFORCE4M-A mobo

Could the power switch be faulty? Joined May 24, Messages 1, 0. When that is rules out, it might be the PSU.

So that leaves me ecx only two components I have not tried swapping out – the CPU and the memory. I’m hoping maybe someone on this forum can help me out. That could cause problems. Has anyone ever seen or heard of anything resembling this? So I received the new nForce4M-A version 3. Joined Oct 3, Messages 27 0. Oddly, they state you should connect “PWR1” to the “auxiliary case power supply”.

If i connect my CPU fan to the wrong connector then my system won’t boot. Please check out our forum guidelines for info related to our community. I don’t really have any other options to try.


So checking the connections, I do in fact have the 3-wire lead from the CPU fan going to the 4-pin connection on the MoBo, and there are plastic parts on the connector that sm2 allow it to mate up one way.

But I suppose if I get a replacement mobo I will have to deal with this anyway. New posts What’s new Latest activity New profile posts. I would try putting it in the slots closest to the CPU first. Can anyone offer suggestions!

ECS NFORCE4M-A – – motherboard – ATX – Socket AM2 – nForce4 4X Overview – CNET

Joined Sep 27, Messages 2, 0. I will nforce4-a moving the RAM and see if that makes a difference So much for RTFM Joined Oct 9, Messages 1 0.

Anyone have any thoughts? Does anyone have any ideas on what might be causing this problem?