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post #21 of 27
Moose,

Did you put the CPU in yourself or did they put it in at MC? I ask because the new I chips are a bit strange installing them for the first time if you've not done it before. Just one little pin could be out, bent, etc; and stop everything from posting. I would take the parts you bought from MC and have them try them all on the spot to see if it's them or something you may have done wrong. This seems like the next logical step as there's nothing else you can do. And I have to agree that after 3 mobo's, something else is wrong. Good luck and yes, we do care!
post #22 of 27
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Hey guys, finally resolved the issue after 2 days. Went to MC again this morning to swap out for a new mobo and i5 2500k. Decided to swap out the ASRock and give the gigabyte another shot (because I really like the black finish of the board tongue.gif ). Grounded myself, took the board out, put it on top of the cardboard box, hooked up my OCZ PSU and a fan. No luck. I figured, it couldnt be a faulty mobo. Did the PSU trick with a paperclip to check to see if the PSU would start up, and it did. The coolermaster fan i had plugged in spun, however, I noticed that the blue LED's on the fan inside the PSU would turn off after about 2 seconds but everything was still running.

Figured, might as well try a new psu, since everything else seemed to fail. Went back to MC to pick up a PC Power & Cooling Silencer 760w for $99.99. Sold out in the morning. Cool, I was at MC earlier and had the chance to get the PSU, but at the point, I didn't think I needed a new PSU. Decided to pick up a Corsair GS800. Bring it home, plug it into my mobo (still sitting on top of the box on my desk), turn it on and finally LED's on the mobo. Put everything into my case, power up, and it is now posting. O/C'ed to 4.4ghz and hasn't failed me since.

Thanks for all the feedback and help guys. Without all the replies, it definately would have take much longer to figure out im sure. thumb.gif
post #23 of 27
Glad you got it worked out!
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post #24 of 27
Thanks for letting us know how you got on. Hopefully this helps other people solve similar problems.
post #25 of 27
try one stick of memory at a time, maybe one stick is dead. With the GB or ASRock you can always try clearing the CMOS.
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post #26 of 27
Thats f'ed up that it was your psu. Glad your all set.
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post #27 of 27
Do you have a motherboard speaker? That would help very much next time.
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