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Asus P8P67 won't boot up, memory red light!!

post #1 of 24
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Hello, I just build my first PC fews hours ago and having problem booting, I press the power button, the computer run but nothing showing on screen, the red light next to the ram is blinking, it just keep running about 10secs and then turn off and auto turn on again.
Below is the ram I am using:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820231460
They said it compatible with that motherboard so I purchased this, but now I can't get my pc to boot, does anyone know how to fix this issue? is that the ram not compatible or I did something wrong? confused.gif

Please help...

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post #2 of 24
First thing's first, reset the CMOS and then try booting. That board comes with a jumper, so it's simple.

Next, make sure the RAM is fully seated correctly. The Asus P8P67 Pro has a different seating mechanism/method that's a little weird, but convenient. Try re-seating the RAM. Put the RAM in, and force it down, not TOO hard, but enough force to hear it "click" and then lock it in.

If the re-seating isn't doing the trick, then give the memOK button a try. It's possible for whatever reason the board cannot boot with the memory at its current timings/voltages.

Here's a video as an example:
[ame]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9azllBzU5PU[/ame]
post #3 of 24
I had the same problem just plug the ram into the blue slots instead.
    
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Originally Posted by Daris1015;13819653 
I had the same problem just plug the ram into the blue slots instead.

Try this too.
post #5 of 24
First off, the memory should be in the blue slots, then the black slots. Two, it is possible that your cpu needs an increase in vtt voltage to be stable at 1866mhz.

I would use the feature that asus gave you and use the "memOK" button. Read up on how to use it in your manual, and that should solve the problem. Good luck. thumb.gif
     
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Can any one of you guys explain exactly why they need to be in the blue slots? It's probably in the manual, but I'm too lazy to go and find it.
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Thanks very much for quick reply, I will try it tomorrow caused I already went to bed...biggrin.gif

And about memory ok button, I'd read manual and hold it while the pc on also while the pc off but nothing happen...
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Okay, Tried plug the ram into the blue slots but the red light still flashing, the strange thing is the pc boot up for about 5 seconds and then turn off and on again..
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You've tried the memOK switch, correct?
post #10 of 24
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Originally Posted by E-Peen;13825882 
You've tried the memOK switch, correct?

I tried hold the memOK button until it flashing and the system turn off and on then that light just keep flashing and still nothing on screen.

And there is the switch next to the memOK says EPU, what is that? Thanks
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