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New PC Won't Boot


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The Soup

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I recently built my own PC, and I can't get it to boot. I was wondering whether anyone had any suggestions for what to try. Here are the relevant system specs:

Motherboard - Gigabyte 8VM800M775 Socket 775
CPU - Intel Celeron 351 3.20GHz 533FSB Socket 775
Memory - Ultra 1024MB PC3200 DDR 400MHz
Hard Drive - Seagate 250GB EIDE HD

I have another PC that I built a few years ago. I tried swapping the hard drives, cables, memory, power supplies, and monitors on both of them. All of those components from the new one worked on my old one, so I know that they're not at fault.
All of the components are getting power, but nothing seems to be going on with the data. All of the lights and fans turn on and the hard drive spins, but the hard drive doesn't beep and the monitor just stays blank. I'm pretty sure it has something to do with the motherboard or CPU. I would really appreciate it if someone could offer some insight.
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How many risers are you using between the motherboard and the case?

Everything else looks compatible. Have you confirmed that the motherboard works in another machine? Unless you're grounding it out on the case or something caught underneath it, it might just be a bad board.
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Unfortunately my other computer is an AMD, so I can't try swapping the CPUs or motherboards.
I tried removing the board, setting it on its anti-static bag, and running the computer with the motherboard setting next to it. It still didn't work. It's looking like it might just be a bad motherboard.

Edited by The Soup, 05 November 2006 - 01:15 PM.

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