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    • madman045's system
      • Motherboard:
      • P9X79 Pro
      • CPU:
      • I7-3820
      • Memory:
      • 32GB
      • Storage:
      • Not enough!
      • Graphics card(s):
      • HD7970
      • PSU:
      • 850w Corsair
      • Case:
      • Corsair Carbide 300R
      • Operating System:
      • Win 7 Ultimate X64
      • Monitor(s):
      • Dell U2713HM & 2007WFP
      • Internet:
      • Plusnet FTTC - 30mbit/7mbit

    Question Help, system wont post

    The lights are on, but nobody is home...

    Built the following

    A8N32-SLI Deluxe
    X2 4400
    2GB Patriot
    X1900XTX 512MB
    2x 250GB Samsung Sata
    X-FI Fatality
    Coolermaster Stacker
    Enermax EG651P-VE with the 20-24 pin adapter

    There is a green light on the mobo, hit the power button and there is a very quick flash of a red light and then its back to green again.

    No beeps and none of the fans spin

    I have checked and double checked all the connections and it still wont post.

    If i was to build the machine outside the case, what surface would u recommend?

    Replacing either the PSU or Mobo isnt really what i want to do and i've seen other people using the same psu/mobo combo ok.


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    • dave87's system
      • Motherboard:
      • Asus
      • CPU:
      • i5 3470k under Corsair H80 WC
      • Memory:
      • 8gb DDR3
      • Storage:
      • 240gb SSD + 120gb SSD
      • Graphics card(s):
      • Asus HD7950
      • PSU:
      • XFX 600w Modular
      • Case:
      • Lian Li PC-A05FNB + Acoustipack
      • Operating System:
      • Windows 10 Pro
      • Monitor(s):
      • 2x Dell S2309W (1920x1080)
      • Internet:
      • BT Infinity Option 2
    Building it outside of the case - sheet of cardboard, of kitchen worksurface? as long as both are dry it shouldn't be a problem (that is, unless you have a stainless steel kitchen )

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