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Try reseating your ram and I had samething happen to me and I turn the mobo of to check to see if it would detect the ram.. I pulled the ram and turn it on. Mobo started to beep so I turn it off and put the ram back in then turn it back on. It booted right up with no problems. + ram should be in slot 2 and 4 when only using 2 sticks for Asus P8P67 mobos.
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Dude,most likely there is nothing wrong with your hardware.Maybe you should have someone who really knows what they are doing put it together.And don't rma the cpu it's fine,they don't come doa.Also most motherboards don't either.You do realize it could be your ram?Or that you need too pull the battery too reset the board sometimes?

Also did you try too get it working outside the case,and use a screwdriver too jump the on/off pins?

You may have hooked up the front panel wires wrong.This is why newegg has sooo much open box stuff that works fine.

If you have anxiety you shouldn't be building.I personally am excited,and confident, when I build a pc,far from anxious.
I tried the ram in a different computer and it works fine. Along with the video card. Yes I tried it outside of the case.
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Dude,most likely there is nothing wrong with your hardware.Maybe you should have someone who really knows what they are doing put it together.And don't rma the cpu it's fine,they don't come doa.Also most motherboards don't either.You do realize it could be your ram?Or that you need too pull the battery too reset the board sometimes?

Also did you try too get it working outside the case,and use a screwdriver too jump the on/off pins?

You may have hooked up the front panel wires wrong.This is why newegg has sooo much open box stuff that works fine.

If you have anxiety you shouldn't be building.I personally am excited,and confident, when I build a pc,far from anxious.I am not trying too be rude,but most likely you did something wrong,not faulty hardware.
+1

This is likely the case for 50% or more of bad reviews on stuff. People making assumptions and jumping the gun.
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I read the Manual, I even had 3 people look at it. Just doesn't work for me.
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Quote:
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Dude,most likely there is nothing wrong with your hardware.Maybe you should have someone who really knows what they are doing put it together.And don't rma the cpu it's fine,they don't come doa.Also most motherboards don't either.You do realize it could be your ram?Or that you need too pull the battery too reset the board sometimes?

Also did you try too get it working outside the case,and use a screwdriver too jump the on/off pins?

You may have hooked up the front panel wires wrong.This is why newegg has sooo much open box stuff that works fine.

If you have anxiety you shouldn't be building.I personally am excited,and confident, when I build a pc,far from anxious.I am not trying too be rude,but most likely you did something wrong,not faulty hardware.

That's not entirely correct, firstly mobos do come DOA, my first one was like that (had the constant red cpu light) returned it got a replacement and worked straight away. I have first hand experience with the cpu red light problem, you cannot rule out anything and that does go for cpu and RAM but it's more towards the mobo!

Obviously his a new newbie just as you was back in the days, so positive replies can help boost confidence and relieve him of that anxiety. I'm not a newbie but when I build, yes there is excitment but it can make a u-turn when things start to go wrong and NO I usually follow things a tee and faulty hardware can sometimes be apparent.


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I read the Manual, I even had 3 people look at it. Just doesn't work for me.
I had the same problem, read here: Asus p8p67 Pro NOT POST CONSTANT RED CPU LIGHT [SOLVED].

Just change the motherboard and you should be fine. Get the Asus P8P67 PRO
Edited by munaim1 - 8/6/11 at 9:55am
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I removed the heatsink 4 times from the cpu because I was going to ship it back then I had idea that might fix it. Even if I clean it off is that bad to do that often?
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You should clean the tim off and reapply it every time you remove the HeatSink. You should also pull the ram and check to see if it beeps without the ram in the mobo to test to see if the mobo sees the ram or not.

You also should check to see if you have bent any socket pins when the HeatSink is removed.
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post #18 of 25
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I do. I just not sure if I am doing it too much.
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post #19 of 25
Long as you use 91% + alcohol you will be fine.
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post #20 of 25
Don't get an Asus, I'm somewhat sick of reading all these problems with them. It's making me sick, Asus ALWAYS had the best track record for everything. Get an Asrock, you'll be hearing that brand a lot.
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