ccribb wrote:I removed the fan to get a better look at the capacitors (There are 9 of them lined up behind the cpu) and didn't notice any bulging, leaking. or discoloration. I connected a spare psu & restarted....same behavior. So, I guess MoBo, huh?
I would suggest u boot with HIREN's BOOTCD after you have tried all the earlier suggestions from IT experts in this bog.
This would sound stupid. I have similar problem, after trying all possibilities, I just tried to boot with this BOOTCD and it came up.
Your problem may be solved too.