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New SB build failing to post

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Just made a new SB build, my first time assembling my own PC. Currently on...

Intel i5-2500K
ASUS P8P67 Pro
570 GTX

The green light powers on, and upon boot the red LEDs begin to flash (RAM, VGA, CPU) and stays red on the boot device LED, following with 5 beeps from the motherboard.

As far as I know everything is plugged in (8 pin, 24 pin power, PCIe power), so I'm not exactly sure what's up. Am I looking at a dead motherboard or cpu?

Thanks for your help.
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Look in your motherboard manual for that light/beep code.
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"Hardware component failure."
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"Hardware component failure."
Well good thing thats not general or anything. I would try cycling your ram first. If that doesn't help try a different video card if you have one.
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post #5 of 9
check if:
CPU is seated properly
RAM put in properly
GPU has power and is in slot correctly
Try taking the CMOS battery out
Hope and pray to god that it isnt DOA
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I've tried reseating the CPU, tested each ram module separately, reseated the GPU (that has power), and resetting the bios/reseating the CMOS results in the same thing.

Hmm.
post #7 of 9
boot it out of case on non conductive surface
double check every thing is plugged in securely

"--------------------------------------------------------------------------------

I've tried reseating the CPU, tested each ram module separately, reseated the GPU (that has power), and resetting the bios/reseating the CMOS results in the same thing.

Hmm. ""
All in 12 minutes?..hmmm
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boot it out of case on non conductive surface
double check every thing is plugged in securely

"--------------------------------------------------------------------------------

I've tried reseating the CPU, tested each ram module separately, reseated the GPU (that has power), and resetting the bios/reseating the CMOS results in the same thing.

Hmm. ""
All in 12 minutes?..hmmm
I already had him do those before posting the thread.
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boot it out of case on non conductive surface
double check every thing is plugged in securely

"--------------------------------------------------------------------------------

I've tried reseating the CPU, tested each ram module separately, reseated the GPU (that has power), and resetting the bios/reseating the CMOS results in the same thing.

Hmm. ""
All in 12 minutes?..hmmm
^Do this, if you still have the same problem you might have a dead board.
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