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So I just switched everything over to a Rocketfish case, and it wont even post...i can't get anything, i have switched the ram around and everything. I can try just 2GB or something, but nothing seems to work. Anti-static present. Any help!??!?!
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Any suggestions?>
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It can be anything. The first thing I do it check my ram to see if any mysteriously went poof, re seat my pci cards, and if that doesn't work I take everything out of the case and put it back in while quadruple checking everything as I go along.
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okay, i can do that tomorrow. i tried putting just 1 stick of ram in each one of the slots and nothing. i had rma'd this board and idk if they just sent me the same one back. anyways, i might just buy a new board and just say screw it...i currently have MSI-P6N Sli Platinum!!!! not the gigabyte in my sig rig....
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post #5 of 9
Make sure that it is not your monitor, and if it not, then reseat everything. The biggest cause of no POST at all is poorly seated memory. After that do the diagnostic in these steps-

1. Test the power supply.

2. Try to barebones POST. This means stripping the PC down to only a single drive, a single stick of RAM, a CPU, motherboard, and some sort of graphics adapter. (use the onboard if you have it) Even unplug all USBs and front panel connections. Use a jumper to jump the power button if you do not have a reset button on your motherboard.

3. Swap out the RAM for a stick that is known to work.

4. Swap out the graphics card if you are using one.

5. Barebones "outside the box". This means try to to make the aforementioned barebones setup POST outside of the case. Motherboards that are poorly grounded to the PSU or case can keep you from posting.

6. If all of the previous things fail, it is ok. The PC is now disassembled and the motherboard is all ready to RMA or toss in the trash.

Now just hope it is not the CPU. Either way, I never just swap out a motherboard or CPU. As a rule, I always do them together.

BTW, I am a professional PC repair technician, I work in a real nuts-and-bolts shop and do this stuff all day, every day.

Hope this helps and good luck.
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post #6 of 9
Take the motherboard out and try again. If it posts then it was grounded in the case.
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Reset cmos....
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Originally Posted by EyedClock View Post
okay, i can do that tomorrow. i tried putting just 1 stick of ram in each one of the slots and nothing. i had rma'd this board and idk if they just sent me the same one back. anyways, i might just buy a new board and just say screw it...i currently have MSI-P6N Sli Platinum!!!! not the gigabyte in my sig rig....

well 1st step is first. did you simply switch your case , or did you both switch the case then install the returned rma motherboard. If you did the second one. then where is the last motherboard you had i would maybe try that one.
    
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did you clear the CMOS?
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