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RMA'd my 680i A1 w/ issues, Post Issues

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I own a 680i SLI A1 EVGA MoBo.
It was working perfectly, until a sold state resistor fell off, and then I decided to RMA it as EVGA is amazing service-wise. When I received my second, it was installed into a full tower, mounting brackets, etc, and it will not turn on. The amber, blue, and green lights turn on, I believe the HDD's turn on, I can hear the DVD drive get power, the video card fan, all 3 case fans, and the CPU fan work. However, the CPU fan is very slow air-intake wise, which seems strange. However, I am not able to post completely. I originally got a "A0" code, then a "20" code, then "--", and now I am back to "A0". Seeing as this is getting ridiculous, and my main rig has been disassembled for a loong time, feel free to treat me like a n00b and give me all possible suggestions/checks/board-specific information as I have a feeling I am doing something wrong.
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Try one stick of ram at a time, maybe on of your sticks is bad.

Fill this out too
http://www.overclock.net/specs.php?do=addsystem
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look in the manual and tell me what it says for those post codes
    
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Neither of them are listed :[
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Quote:
ORIGINAL: EVGATech_JacobF

A0 is the very first post code, can sometimes indicate a CPU issue.

I would recommed to try reseating the CPU, but if that does not make a difference I would recommend to replace the board.
Found this.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Sonic View Post
Found this.
Ah. I had a feeling that might have been it. Can someone assure me that if I get fans/lights/error codes/DVD Drive noise that the CPU is not broken to ease my paranoia?
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