It's Thursday, so while Phillpower2 is away at his ballet class
, I will chip in.
Stand-offs. On most MB mounting plates, they screw into a raised ridge around the outside and little platforms in the middle, (short stand-offs.) Occasionally, some screw into the flat part of the plate, (slightly longer stand-offs) Use the shorter ones for your build.NB.
You have installed the lowest speed RAM, this will impact perormance on this build. The A10 5800K gives best performance, without over-clocking using DDR3 1866 RAM like this, > http://www.newegg.co...N82E16820233359
Please answer all the questions.
When you installed the CPU cooler, did you remove all protective films?
Was there a thermal pad pre installed to the heat-sink bottom?
apply any TIM?
Did you install the I/O shield that was included in the MB box, into the case?
Did you take anti static measure when handling parts by briefly touching bare part of the computer case?
They can stick quite firmly after running for a while but
just tried to take the cpu off and its like its welded on,
surprised yours has, as it has not really had time to bed itself in yet.If you have moved the
locking lever over? Please stop and let us know before proceeding any further. you may have
disturbed the bond and will have to remove the
coaler clean off all TIM, apply new, and reseat the cooler.
If you have not
moved the locking lever, please carry out the next steps.
With the MB on the cardboard, The PSU disconnected
Check that the system speaker plugs + & - symbols match the + & - speaker pins on the MB. MB manual page 26.
Remove everything else (including mouse, keyboard, RAM, monitor, all that should be left is the CPU, and cooler. the system speaker.
Attach the CPU fan plug to the CPU fan header
on the MB.
Locate the clear CMOS pins MB Manual Page 7. Carry out the clear CMOS steps, MB manual page 25.
Connect the two power cables to the MB, the 20/4 pin plug and the 8 pin plug.12 v
Connect the PSU to a socket, turn on the PSU switch.
Short out the power on pins.
The PSU fan should spin, the CPU fan should spin, very fast, and keep going. write down the beep code, if any.
With the power off.
Install 2 stick of ram in slots 1 & 2
MB manual page 16. ensure properly seated, locking clips at each end closed.
Start the computer, the beep code should have changed,.
Add components and test,
Mouse and keyboard, Watch for the lights on the keyboard.
Optical drive and HDD.
You should now get a screen message, no OS detected or installed.
Hope you got the far.
If you do have a GPU to install < I would add it after everything else isdone, just before you install the OS.