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Okay, so I set up my new system with everything in my system specs. It however,fails to work correctly no matter what I try. What happens is the computer starts, all the fans are working, I hear hard drive platters moving, motherboard status lights are on, and it looks like it's going to work. I don't get any display in the end though, and it restarts continously until I hit the power switch. What could the problem be?

Oh yeah, I haven't touched the BIOS, nor installed an operating system yet. I haven't even gotten a successful boot.
post #2 of 28
Take it all out of the case and retry it outside of it - to rule out any grounding.
    
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I remember seeing a guy with a similar problem. Is the motherboard on the standoffs?
    
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post #4 of 28
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I ran it outside of the case, same problems.

What do you mean standoff's by the way? The nuts that are suspending it above the motherboard tray? Because if so, then yes.
post #5 of 28
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Bump, I really need an answer.
post #6 of 28
Try resetting the CMOS. You can do this by removing the little battery on the motherboard for a few seconds to a minute.
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post #7 of 28
Clear CMOS (take out the small "watch battery" on the motherboard for a few seconds). Try using 1 stick of ram in a different slot each time. If you have a different video card, try using that instead.

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Make sure everything is connected correctly! Has happened to me before( just a shot in the dark)
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post #9 of 28
You could also try your graphics card in a different PCI slot, or if you have one spare, another card altogether... it could be your graphics card.
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Basically make sure all cables are plugged in, cpu & heatsink are in correctly & keep trying.
I got my ud4 b3 last week, it cam with f2 version bios which can go into a really nasty boot loop. Even at all stock settings, I can clear the cmos & still endlessly loop, sometimes making it to the beginning of post sometimes not. Kept trying till I got in.
I updated to the f3b bios as fast as possible, which was better, & just yesterday found a new f3d bios, which is better yet.
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