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Hrmm.... I fully expected the problem to be in the jumper locations. The system is trying to power up, so it's not the PSU. Stupid question, but have to ask: the CPU is in place when you're trying to boot, right? Many PSU's will kill the power if no CPU is detected. IMO the problem lies with the mobo. Not to beat a dead horse, but the jumpers are in the *exact* location they should be, negative pin with negative, positive pin with positive? I ask again because I've seen these exact symptoms you describe in two Gigabyte mobo builds, and both times the root cause was a jumper inserted with incorrect polarity.
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post #22 of 27
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I'll check a 5th time but I'm sure. CPU is installed properly, no bent pins. The heatsink is on and plugged in to the right fan slot. I'm guessing the mobo is dead but I'll call gigabyte

Edit checked and same.


Edited by Skagi - 10/30/13 at 1:38pm
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have yu tried plugging in the monitor to something else to make sure it works? If you have a similar working machine you can try out the various parts individually
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post #24 of 27
Ok, check two things from that picture: 1. Your CMOS circuit isn't closed, is it? Should be open. 2. Check to make sure the jumper slot marked +PW- lines up with the corresponding +/- input jumper. I'm guessing they are reversed, which is why the system won't boot.
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post #25 of 27
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Originally Posted by bombastinator View Post

have yu tried plugging in the monitor to something else to make sure it works? If you have a similar working machine you can try out the various parts individually

The monitor isn't even an issue at the moment but I have confirmed it works. I would love to try the mobo with another comp but I'm not totally in the mood for that at the moment. The computer doesn't even post, so regardless it's not showing on the monitor

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Ok, check two things from that picture: 1. Your CMOS circuit isn't closed, is it? Should be open. 2. Check to make sure the jumper slot marked +PW- lines up with the corresponding +/- input jumper. I'm guessing they are reversed, which is why the system won't boot.
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Hrmm.... I fully expected the problem to be in the jumper locations. The system is trying to power up, so it's not the PSU. Stupid question, but have to ask: the CPU is in place when you're trying to boot, right? Many PSU's will kill the power if no CPU is detected. IMO the problem lies with the mobo. Not to beat a dead horse, but the jumpers are in the *exact* location they should be, negative pin with negative, positive pin with positive? I ask again because I've seen these exact symptoms you describe in two Gigabyte mobo builds, and both times the root cause was a jumper inserted with incorrect polarity.

CMOS circuit is not closed. Open indeed. I checked that one and tested it in both ways just in case, that has been the jumper I am most focused on. So long as the triangle means positive it is right, regardless I don't think the direction of + - on this jumper matters as it just sends a signal quickly.

CPU is in, definitely, I might try another cpu just in case, but I doubt i'd get a DOA cpu. MOBO is way more likely. I will check a 6th time when I call gigabyte, but I really don't think the jumpers are wrong.
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post #26 of 27
Correct, the triangle or arrow looking symbol is positive. The polarity alignment of the jumpers do matter on some mobos; if the signal does not pass, the board will not power up.
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post #27 of 27
What are the power requirements for your card per the manufacturers website? I know some of the overclocked R9 280xs have surprisingly high power requirements.
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