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Contact Supermicro's support and see what they can do for you. They may be able to send you a board with an updated bios.
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I saw a thread on here ages ago about someone who had the exact same issue, SuperMicro were apparently very accommodating...

Regarding putting the 2600k in the SuperMicro board, I don't think it will work (though this is anecdotal evidence).

Though they are both socket 1155 and technically should have the same pin signaling, I believe you will have issues with the differing on board chipsets and the IMC not supporting ECC memory. Also, the BIOS may just reject the chip...

I've read of many people who had this issue...

EDIT: Bottom line, they sent you the wrong thing, you shouldn't need to do any of this. Request a replacement/refund...
    
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So.......

I tracked down a sandy i3 to put in this board, to use it for updating the BIOS. It did the same thing! No POST, no beeps, nothing. Tried variety of memory and breadboarded it too. Must have been a DOA board. What luck.

Now waiting on a newegg replacement.
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So.......
I tracked down a sandy i3 to put in this board, to use it for updating the BIOS. It did the same thing! No POST, no beeps, nothing. Tried variety of memory and breadboarded it too. Must have been a DOA board. What luck.
Now waiting on a newegg replacement.

Let me know...
    
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Let me know...

I'm at my whit's end and will be calling supermicro today for help.

I got a replacement motherboard from newegg and its doing the same thing. No POST or beeps, nothing on a working monitor. Literally the only things on the board are the i3-2125 and power supply connections. This should at least get me a RAM failure beep, but it doesnt. However, the power LED on the board is on, and the IPMI works! Well, it shows up and can cycle power, but is getting no sensor readings at all from the board and the remote console has no signal.

So I thought, "ok, maybe this PSU is somehow defective and the board isnt actually even attempting to boot." Well, the PSU that came with this Antec SERVER case is an Antec TruePower 650 which is both ATX12V and EPS12V (the latter I believe makes it SSI compatible). Nonetheless, I tried another PSU and had the same result.

So, in summary, I've tried two mobos, two cpus, two rams, breadboarded, two monitors, all with the same result.

I'm completely out of ideas. Can you or anybody think of anything else to consider???
post #36 of 49
The only thing I can mention, that I have seen others do on multiple occasions...USB headers. Do you have those plugged in? If you have those plugged in backwards, it can cause things not to work.
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The only headers plugged in have been power switch and reset switch.

Supermicro said its probably the memory. Of course, there is only a couple of approved memories and I'll have to order them.

Oh, and the kicker: The BIOS update that allows Ivy bridge processors incidentally disables all POST beeps and will display nothing at all unless it has ECC, unbuffered memory. So says supermicro.
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Does this motherboard have 2 CPU sockets (I forget)? If so and you are only running a single CPU then the CPU needs to be in Socket 0.

Otherwise:

Make sure all power headers are connected to motherboard and the PSU is not faulty (test with another know to be working rig)
Hard BIOS reset (remove battery)
Try with bare minimum RAM, if possible use known to be working RAM
No PCI cards
No headers (short the pins to power on)
    
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Originally Posted by dushan24 View Post

Does this motherboard have 2 CPU sockets (I forget)? If so and you are only running a single CPU then the CPU needs to be in Socket 0.
Otherwise:
Make sure all power headers are connected to motherboard and the PSU is not faulty (test with another know to be working rig)
Hard BIOS reset (remove battery)
Try with bare minimum RAM, if possible use known to be working RAM
No PCI cards
No headers (short the pins to power on)

Its a 1-socket board and I've done all the things you listed. -except RAM from their list. I am waiting on another order of RAM now.
post #40 of 49
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I can finally say that the server is up and running. I had no further problems with any hardware after finding the correct RAM.

For anybody else interested in the SUPERMICRO X9SCM-F: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813182253

You should know that

1. Call supermicro and make sure you have BIOS revision 2.0 or greater, or you're gonna have a bad time
2. BIOS 2.0 inadvertently disables motherboard beeps, so you'll assume you have a bad board when you don't
3. Known working RAM is ECC/UDIMM and nothing else. very picky. This works: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820139262
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