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    New computer not posting

    Ok im building a new computer and it's not posting properly

    Specs

    Supermicro H8dce
    2 X opteron 875
    4 x 1gb pc3200 ddr ecc ram
    8800gt
    700w fsp power supply

    ok so what happens is that i press the power button and i get one beep which according to the manual means 'circuits have been reset' then i get nothing on screen and the computer appers to hang.

    so far i have tried to

    Swap the graphics card with a pci card : nothing
    remove the memory : nothing
    remove the cpu's : nothing

    i have reset the cmos after each try any help would be wonder ful
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    Re: New computer not posting

    i had that problem with a motherboard before xmas..
    broken motherboard, almost definately.
    get an RMA..
    sorry bud

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    Re: New computer not posting

    i was thinking it was a mobo. thought the board is not cheap at all ( workstation grade stuff) ahh well
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    Re: New computer not posting

    I would test it once more outside of the case.

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