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So this is my first build and i've hooked everything up but the screen stays black. The keyboard and mouse lights turn on so i know the mobo is working. I tried taking the graphics card out and using the onboard but i still get a black screen. Also i have no clue if my motherboard has a built in speaker or if i use the speaker the case came with because i couldn't find where to plug it in to. I hear no beep for the bios.

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post #2 of 17
Have you tried alternative PCIe slots?
    
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1. READ THE MOTHER BOARD MANUAL!
2. i can't help but notice you bought tripple channel memory for a dual channel motherboard.

It could also be a wire or screen problem?
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few things have you your ram in the right slots check your mobo manual also is 8 or 4 pin cpu power pluged in
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Try booting with only 2 sticks of memory in the correct slots, as per your mobo manual.
    
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post #6 of 17
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i did read the manuel and i looked all over online to see about the speaker. Yup everything is plugged in and i know i cant support tripple channel ram, bought it before i realized but should it just run as a duel channel and a single channel?
post #7 of 17
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Originally Posted by TechRex View Post
1. READ THE MOTHER BOARD MANUAL!
2. i can't help but notice you bought triple channel memory for a dual channel motherboard.
This. After power on the first things most mobos do for POST is check the ram, and if it isnt working properly nothing will happen, you won't even get to the BIOS screen
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post #8 of 17
check and see if your ram is supported by the motherbaord. somehow test your monitor and cord too, then tell us how it went.
Do you have any other RAM you can test?
I think your motherboard has a "memOK" button, look in the manual for how to use it.
Edited by TechRex - 3/2/11 at 6:32pm
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post #9 of 17
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I just tried to take one a the ram out and still got the same problem, i tried switching ram slots didnt do anything. I tried the memok button and it blinks twice so i believe the ram is ok. Have anymore ideas guys?
post #10 of 17
Sounds like its time to contact ASUS. It will be a lot easier to talk to them on the phone and get help.
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