Hello I have recently been looking into buying a coputer but a friend suggested that I build one. So I bought a barebone kit which came with a case,motherboard,cpu,cooling fan for the cpu, power box and I purchased a cd-rom DVD burner seperate. Everything was going smothly until i noticed I had no ram but i was interested in seeing if what i had hooked up was working correctly so i pluged it to the outlet and tried to turn it on but it didn't. nothing was working not even the cpu fan which i am positive is hooked up correctly so my question is; was it my putting together that is wrong or will a computer not take in power without a ram or hard drive hooked up. and if i screwed up my computer by trying to turn it one in the early stages of development.