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My Gigabyte EX58-UD4P board was killed by a faulty motherboard. I bought a 2nd hand Asus P6T SE board as my replacement. I installed it in with all the same hardware I had before and now I'm having an issue. When I switch on the power supply, the onboard power switch glows Red instead of Green. I tried taking out the CMOS battery and letting it sit for a while before reinstalling it, no change. I checked the socket, all pins are in good shape. I make sure my waterblock wasn't tightened down too hard, no change. I tested my power supply, it's fine.

When I press the power button on either the motherboard itself or the button built into my case, I get nothing. No fans come on, no motherboard lights (besides the red power switch light), the water pump doesn't kick on, no post, nothing! I cant figure out what else to check. Any ideas?
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The only time I have ever had that happen is when I forgot to plug in my 8pin or my 24.

What method did you use to test the psu?

Bump for you, hopefully someone else can give some insight?
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The only time I have ever had that happen is when I forgot to plug in my 8pin or my 24.

What method did you use to test the psu?

Bump for you, hopefully someone else can give some insight?

I did the paperclip test described on Corsair's website and I tested it using the little connector that came with my water pump to turn on the pump on and fill the loop.

And yes, both the 8 and 24 pin power connectors are plugged in.

This is driving me nuts...
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Well I'm officially an idiot...

There was no jumper installed for the CMOS. I was reading the manual and I noticed it said if the Clear CMOS jumper is not returned to it's original position after being cleared, the board will not boot.

It's booting fine now.
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