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Old 12-29-2007, 08:29 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default NEED HELP: New build won't boot!

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EVGA Nvidia 680i LT
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Just got done putting it all together. I was being oh so careful, everything went smoothly. Plug it into the wall, the blue led on the motherboard comes on. Hit the power button, and NOTHING! I tried reversing the way I had the PWR switch plug connected since the motherboard didn't come with anything telling me what was what, and still NOTHING!! 24-pin connector is in, 8-pin connector is in.

HELP!!
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Default Re: NEED HELP: New build won't boot!

What motherboard do you have? "Nvidia 680i LT" is the chipset..... there should be documentation on the makers homepage with that info...
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Old 12-29-2007, 08:38 PM   #3 (permalink)
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It's this one: Newegg.com - EVGA 122-CK-NF67-T1 LGA 775 NVIDIA nForce 680i LT SLI ATX Intel Motherboard - Retail

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is there anything I should check for???
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Did you connect the 8 pin or 4 pin power connecter??? It is on the corner of the board behind the I/O for Firewire, and the PS/2 ports.
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Did you connect the 8 pin or 4 pin power connecter??? It is on the corner of the board behind the I/O for Firewire, and the PS/2 ports.
Yep it's in. I'm stumped, everything looks right, except it seems like the power switch isn't doing anything. Could the motherboard be DOA?
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It's a possibility. You are positive that all of the front panel jumpers for power & reset etc. etc. are in the correct locations?
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Old 12-29-2007, 09:34 PM   #8 (permalink)
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no i'm not positive, that's the thing. It didn't come with anything, and I cant find anything. They're color coded and I followed that according to the color of the power wires coming from my case. But i'm not 100% sure that's right.


I will be sooooo ****ed if I just did all that work and its DOA.
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did you get an open box product? Should have at least come with a CD... maybe a PDF manual on the CD or something.
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Finally found the manual!!! The colors dont match up, got them in the right spots and it works!!#%!%!% WOOT!!
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