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Blank Screen with new custom built computer

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by VMattyV, Jul 8, 2005.

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  1. VMattyV

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    So when I turn it on it powers up and all the pretty LED and fans come on, it beeps once, then the moniter flashes a few times and just stays blank. Here are the specs


    Item(s) shipped from CA Tracking Number: #713834028311
    Track 1 NEC Black IDE DVD Burner Model ND-3540A - OEM
    Item #: N82E16827152047 $43.99
    Item(s) shipped from NJ Tracking Number: #702629794927
    Track 1 ASUS A8N-SLI Deluxe Socket 939 NVIDIA nForce4 SLI ATX AMD Motherboard - Retail
    Item #: N82E16813131517 $165.00
    Track 1 eVGA 256-P2-N376-AX Geforce 6800GT 256MB GDDR3 PCI Express x16 Video Card - Retail
    Item #: N82E16814130215 $345.00
    Track 1 AMD Athlon 64 3200+ Venice Integrated into Chip FSB Socket 939 Processor Model ADA3200BPBOX - Retail
    Item #: N82E16819103535 $190.00
    Track 1 CORSAIR ValueSelect 1GB (2 x 512MB) 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM DDR2 533 (PC2 4200) Unbuffered Dual Channel Kit System Memory Model VS1GBKIT533D2 - Retail
    Item #: N82E16820145526 $87.85
    Track 1 SONY Black 1.44MB 3.5" Internal Floppy Drive Windows 98SE/ ME/ 2000/ XP - OEM
    Item #: N82E16821103116 $10.00
    Track 1 Seagate Barracuda 7200.8 ST3250823AS 250GB 7200 RPM Serial ATA150 Hard Drive - OEM
    Item #: N82E16822148065 $123.00
    Track 1 Saitek Gamers' Keyboard PZ08A 2-Tone USB Wired Sleek contemporary Keyboard - Retail
    Item #: N82E16823175101 $43.00
    Track 1 SONY Black IDE CD-ROM Drive Model CDU5215 - OEM
    Item #: N82E16827101129 $15.99
    Track 1 ZALMAN CNPS7700-CU 120mm 2 Ball Cooling Fan - Retail
    Item #: N82E16835118115 $46.99
    Track 1 Logitech 980186-0403 Silver USB Connector Desktop Microphone - Retail
    Item #: N82E16836111601 $19.00
    Item(s) shipped from TN Tracking Number: #717118936027, #717118943706, #717118947572
    Track 1 ASPIRE X-Navigator ATXA8NW-AL/500 Silver/Black Aluminum ATX Mid Tower Computer Case 500W Power Supply - Retail
    Item #: N82E16811144089 $154.00
    Track 1 SONY SDM-S73/B Black 17" 16ms LCD Monitor - Retail
    Item #: N82E16824006067 $255.99
    Track 1 Logitech X-530 70 Watts 5.1 Speaker - Retail
    Item #: N82E16836121118

    But that is not the RAM im using, I am using DDR DIMM Ram. I've tried alot of things to fix it but nothing works. So if anyone can figure out how to fix this it would be GREATLY appreciated.
     
  2. amnent

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    Maybe it's just me, but I don't see any operating system having been purchased.
     
  3. Old Rich

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    You can look in the motherboard manual for Beep Codes . . that should tell you what it stumbled over. Some usual suspects:

    - You did use thermal paste or a pad between the processor and heatsink?
    - Reseat memory, reconnect all fan connections and front panel connectors.
    - Swap out the RAM . . Does the board support DDR ram?
     
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