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Pre post restart loop do i need a new mobo?

post #1 of 7
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using sig rig, i put it together hooked up a 7300le because i dont have my gpu yet, wanted to see if it would post and it did i saw the gigabyte screen and everything. did this 2 times and then third time it wouldnt post it would just turn on and this time only 1 phase led is on (Green) the hs fan spins for about 3-4 seconds then it turns off for about 3 secs then repeats and keeps doing this, i cont figure out why. this is my first build and i really have no clue what to do.

Tried the cmos batt out for 10 secs, then 5 mins.
Tried 1 stick of each ram in different slots.
took out the 7300le and still just keeps restarting.
took everything out of the board except 24pin and 8 pin and same thing still.

never installed os, never put in the mobo disk that came in the box also.

all parts are new.

Any help would be great guys, just want to know if there is something i could do to make it work because it did post 2 times before this and was working. or did i screw something up and need to rma or exchange something?
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post #2 of 7
could be the northbridge

Just RMA it
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that happened to my system. what worked for me was moving the monitor usb (for displayport) and keyboard/mouse usb to the case usb instead of the back panel. It would boot to install windows and then I downloaded the drivers. Now the back ports work, except for the ps2 port, but I am going to try downloading new drivers for that instead of the default ones which work for usb.
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Think i might know whats wrong i started thinking about what i did last when it was working, i remember the hs fan wire was getting hit by the fan blades so i pulled the wire a lil but getting it out of the wire holder on it was a lil hard and i must have unseated the cpu, i was reading on another place a guy saying the same issue and that when he reseated the cpu and hs it worked. now i just need to figure out how to take off the hs without damaging the cpu becasue this is my first build and im not to sure exactly how.
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are you using a stock cooler?
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post #6 of 7
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yes stock cooler is what i am using.

Ok reseated it and still the same thing going on...

really out of ideas i even reset the cmos battery out for all night then put it back in...no clue what i could do now.

took gpu out

tried the ram

just 1 phase led comes on it makes a noise like something is reading or starting up and the fan spins then bang off. before when i did it all the phase led came on

still wont post
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Called micro center they said they would return in and they are out of my mobo but they would give me a better one for no cost so thats kool all tho i do hear a lot of bad stories about them hope this is not going to be one, also going to switch out the 2500k just to make sure thats not the issue also. tried everything i could and it just wouldnt work. no clue what happend
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