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Help with new Motherboard

by whirledo / March 19, 2007 4:10 PM PDT

I recently purchased the following parts:

ECS NFORCE 570 SLIT-A
INTEL CORE 2 DUO 4300
EVGA E-GEFORCE 7600GT
2GB OCZ DDR2-800 RAM
SAMSUNG IDE DVDRW
XION CASE WITH 450W PS.

to build my 200th or so PC. I got everything assembled and when I push the power switch, it lights up...the fans begin whirring, the hard drive starts spinning, and nothing.

No beeps, no monitor, nothing.

I have disconnected everyting and tried reconnecting each item to find an error but no luck.

Any ideas? Could it be the 800 Mhz FSB of the Core 2 Duo 4300 Processor is incompatible with the 1066 Mhz FSB of the motherboard? I tried DDR2 - 667 Memor...some thing, so I don't think it is a memory issue.

The only other thing I noticed was that the USB keyboard remains lit after shutdown.If I disconnect power, it takes about 30 second before the USB KB light goe out.Is this a short?

Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated. Thanks in advance for your help.

Whirledo

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have you plugged in the 4pin 12V processor connector
by ramarc / March 20, 2007 1:47 AM PDT

the mobo has 2 power connectors. the long 24pin ATX connector and a smaller 4pin one typically very close to the processor socket.

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All Power is Connected.
by whirledo / March 20, 2007 3:45 AM PDT

Thanks for your respopnse. The board I am using has the extended 24 ping connector (which I am using all 24 pins from my power supply) the extra 4 pin connector and even a 3rd graphics support connector (that looks like the power connector for a hard drive, just on the motherboard).

I have tried both the 20 pin power supplies and the 24 pin power supplies, both with and without the graphics support connector, all with the 4 pin connector and none of the configurations will POST.

Any other ideas? I just need to get opinions on which item is bad? I think it must be the motherboard. Any input?

Thanks again, whirledo

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First mistake is to assemble everything.
by Ray Harinec / March 20, 2007 9:00 AM PDT
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