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post #11 of 21
try reseating your CPU, ive had that happen before when I forgot to latch the CPU in place
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post #12 of 21
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K just got done with both re-socketing the cpu and doing an external try and still nothing. Oh on a side note the cpu just came right out of the socket along with the fan when i tried to remove it thanks to the paste , but i believe everything is still fine with it...Other then that i still believe it's defective :c
post #13 of 21

I don't want to give up just yet. Check out what Qwan456 said regarding an extra stand-off.

 

Or actually, did you use the stand-offs? They go in between the motherboard and the case.

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post #14 of 21
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I don't want to give up just yet. Check out what Qwan456 said regarding an extra stand-off.

Or actually, did you use the stand-offs? They go in between the motherboard and the case.
ya i used stand offs!
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ya i used stand offs!

 

Is there a chance that there is an extra one that is making contact with some of the metal solder on the back of the motherboard thereby causing a short?

 

This is what Qwan456 is asking.

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post #16 of 21
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pretty sure it's not making any contact what so ever.
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pretty sure it's not making any contact what so ever.

 

If you want to make sure that you didn't install any extra stand-offs, then you may be able to take the other side panel off and check the back of the motherboard tray to see if you can spot where each stand-off is screwed in. Then you can see if each one matches up with each of the holes on your motherboard and you can also spot if you have any extras. You could even spot if you have any screwed into the wrong holes.

 

I would also recommend checking to see if there is a screw inserted into each hole in the motherboard. If any hole is missing a screw, then that could be a sign that a stand-off is screwed into a wrong hole.

 

So the idea I guess is to make sure that this is all good. If you feel that you're unsure, then the next thing to do is what Qwan456 recommended: take the motherboard out and try to power it on while the motherboard is sitting on the cardboard box that the motherboard came in. If it came in an anti-static bag, then do not place it on top of it because only the inside of anti-static bags have the anti-static property. It would be no different than placing it on top of a giant Ziploc bag or something like that.

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post #18 of 21
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I already tried a outside build ontop of my mobo box like they do in that newegg beginner's video and still nothing.
post #19 of 21

Oh what a sinking feeling. I'm trying to remember what others would recommend, and the first thing that comes to mind is testing the memory. The way to test it in the way I'm talking about is by removing all but 1 of the sticks. What you do is you try to boot the system with that one stick in each of the slots. So you try it in the first slot. If that doesn't work, then the 2nd. Then the 3rd, etc. After trying the 4th slot, you take that stick out and put one of the others in the first slot and do the same thing. You'd repeat this until you do all 4 slots one at a time with whatever memory modules you have installed right now.

 

Failing that, I don't know what else to try yet.

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It's alright i already got a rma going for it at newegg. Well since that's going on it's way back i'd like to point out cable managment was a bit hard with that psu inside my zalman z5 plus. are there any easier to manage psu's out there around the 70$ pricing?
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