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Old 01-19-2006, 11:34 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I just bought all new parts for a new computer. Every single part is brand new.

I've build a few computers in the past so I'm pretty sure I did not make any of the normal mistakes.

What happens is when I turn on my computer instead of getting that trilling feeling of seeing my brand new bios running on the screen, I get a blank. All the fans (including on the video card) and drives definitely have power and respond to the computer being turned on. However, I get a dead blank screen with the monitor light indicating that it is not receiving a display.

Also, I don't hear any beeps coming from the case speaker.

My video card is fine. I tested it on another machine and it is perfect.

Is my brand new motherboard dead? Is there some trick to this board I don't know when first running it?

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Old 01-20-2006, 02:12 AM   #2 (permalink)
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if you are sure that the speaker is hooked up right remove all the ram and see if it gives you a beep code because it chould certainly respond to having no ram. make sure you have ram in slot 1. ensure that the motherboard stand-offs are installed and that the motherboard isn't shorting out against the case.

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i have the same problem with the same mother board all power is working ... the speaker hook up is a 4 pin hook up the from left to right its 5+ Gnd Gnd Speaker and the case speaker is a 2 pin hook up. i have RMA the board and will be getting a new one soon so ill see if it was the board soon enough but i would like to know how to hook up the speaker
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