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Old 01-20-2005, 03:42 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Need Help Now...please!!!

I just got done building my computer and everything powers on. but when i turn it on m gfx card and mobo and everything turns on with the fans spinning but it wont go into post and no output to the monitor beeps or anything. the hardware is the stuff listed in my sig below.any help would be great.thanks.


Antec P160
AMD 3000+ 939 socket
MSI K8V Neo2 Platinum
1 Gb Kingston 3200
BFG 6800gt
WD 74gb raptor
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Old 01-20-2005, 05:05 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Start troubleshooting.

Take out the graphics card, see if the computer beeps. If it beeps either you just gotta reseat the graphics card or it's defective.

Then try the RAM...same thing applies, if the computer beeps when the RAM is taken out, then the RAM is either defective, or just needs to be seated again.

When it comes to CPU's though the only way to troubleshoot it would be to swap it out with another, same applies to the if it comes down to being a CPU or mobo then it'd just be trial and error with RMA's

Make sure you JUST have keyboard, RAM, and graphics card plugged in (and system speaker so you can hear beeps) when you go to troubleshoot.

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Old 01-20-2005, 07:11 PM   #3 (permalink)
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These are the kinda problems I am dreading when I finally put mine together. Good luck with it!
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