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Does it fire up for around half a second then turn off? I recently had some bad luck and got a dead 4770k that worked first time then upon reboot it wouldn't start at all. I of course thought it was the motherboard and had it replaced but that didn't work. Got a new CPU and it's been fine.

Not even half a second, but those would be the symptoms yes. I think that certain issues with the motherboard will do the same thing, possibly. And since the motherboard arrived in suspicious condition and I don't have an extra 1150 socket anything to do any testing, I'm going to put my money on the motherboard.
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Bringing this back up. New motherboard arrived, no shipping damage this time, but I have no display image. The board only stays on when I have it set to Single BIOS, First BIOS, on the manual switches that're set in the top right.



Using the second BIOS, with either the single or dual BIOS setup enabled, causes it to power on and off in a loop of about 2 seconds. There is no error code on the display, and I plugged the speaker in just to see if there were any beeps. There aren't. I've gone through the usual process of unplugging and plugging everything and pulling the battery, all that jazz. I even re-checked the power supply even though I know it's fine.



Any more of this and I'm going to start thinking I'm completely incompetent and shouldn't be allowed near electronics.
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post #13 of 15
What PSU are you using. If it's not Haswell Certified to handle the low power states it will do exactly as you describe. I had the same thing happen to me on a very similar set-up. I switched to a Corsair PSU that was certified to run Haswell and the problem was gone.
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I'm subscribed to this thread and I had this exact same fault as I said earlier. I really recommend you try another CPU if possible. I went mad myself trying to fix it, getting a new PSU, replacing the motherboard, not believing that I'd have a dead CPU out of the box.
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post #15 of 15
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What PSU are you using. If it's not Haswell Certified to handle the low power states it will do exactly as you describe. I had the same thing happen to me on a very similar set-up. I switched to a Corsair PSU that was certified to run Haswell and the problem was gone.

..... I knew I should have read some more about the 1150 socket hardware before ordering.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817151126

http://www.seasonicusa.com/atx.htm

Seasonic says that it's good for Haswell, but I don't like being surprised like that.
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I'm subscribed to this thread and I had this exact same fault as I said earlier. I really recommend you try another CPU if possible. I went mad myself trying to fix it, getting a new PSU, replacing the motherboard, not believing that I'd have a dead CPU out of the box.

A Problem there. I live in a rural area, and don't know anyone else with an 1150 socket board. I even stopped by the local repair shop, and they didn't have any way to test the processor.

However, I've been thinking about it and the more I mull it over the more I think it's the motherboard. The behavior changes based upon whether it's set for single or dual BIOS operation, and when it power cycles (during the dual BIOS setting), the lights indicating which BIOS is active flicker from one to the other immediately before the machine resets.
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