I finished my pc atleast i thought till i plugged it in and turned the power supply on and the motherboard turns on with some led and and orange light at the bottom right, and the graphics card have lights but no fans run on either graphics card or case nor the cpu cooler either and the case power switch does not work either idk if anything is plugged in wrong but if you guys can tell me somethings to check that would be awesome. My mother board is an asus rog strix h270f, power supply is Corsair - VS 550 W 80+ Certified ATX Power Supply, and case is Ranger r4r. THANKS!!
Build not working
Posted 01 December 2018 - 10:48 PM
Gday miguel1999, welcome.
The surest way to troubleshoot your issue, is to start with a bare bones build and test.
My questions may seem unnecessary and instructions simplistic, but bear with me so we cover all possibilities.
Do not run the computer again as with the CPU fan not working, it is possible to damage it.
If your case came with a rear I/O shield installed? did you remove it and install the one that came in the MB box?
Did the stand offs on the case MB plate match exactly the number of corresponding holes in the MB? no extra ones left behind?
What storage device, (drives)?
Please answer all the question and post beck your replies.
Posted 02 December 2018 - 09:02 PM
Cpu= i7 8700k
Cooler=cooler master hyper 212 evo 82.9
Ram= kingston fury 16gb
Gpu= asus geforce gtx 1080 8gb strix
drives= samsung 250gb ssd, and 1tb wd hard drive.
Posted 03 December 2018 - 02:21 AM
Thanks for the info.
You did not answer my first questions, and they are still important.
"If your case came with a rear I/O shield installed? did you remove it and install the one that came in the MB box?
Did the stand offs on the case MB plate match exactly the number of corresponding holes in the MB? no extra ones left behind?"
Sorry to say, you have a compatibility issue between the Motherboard and CPU.
Your MB has a Intel® H270 Chipset and supports 7th/6th Generation CPUs.
Read here at the top overview, > https://www.asus.com...specifications/
If you want to keep the CPU, you will need a different MB and also ensure the RAM compatibility.
You currently have the (i7 8700k, 8th generation) The chipset for that CPU are here > https://ark.intel.com/products/126684/Intel-Core-i7-8700K-Processor-12M-Cache-up-to-4-70-GHz-
On that page, click the 'find compatible motherboards' and goes to this page, > http://processormatch.intel.com/MotherBoards/CompatibleBoards?componentName=i7-8700K
Then choose an Asus MB.
If you want to keep the MB, you will need a different CPU.
Asus CPU support list here, > https://www.asus.com...G/HelpDesk_CPU/
The top performing CPU for the H270 chipset is the i7-7700K (4.2GHz, found here, > https://ark.intel.co...up-to-4-50-GHz-
Questions? We can discuss your options further.
Posted 07 December 2018 - 04:40 PM
How are things going? Do you need further help?
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