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New build not booting to BIOS

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by timv1000, Oct 31, 2019.

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  1. timv1000

    timv1000 Thread Starter

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    Hi,
    Ive just built an Intel i7 !st generation PC. The specs are:

    Intel DX58S0 motherboard
    Various graphics card including a Asus Nvidia Geforce GT 1030
    Crucial 250 gb ssd
    1tb Hdd
    8GB fury Hyper x memory
    Cooler master cooler (dont know which model)
    500 W corasir power supply

    It powers up but doesn't post. The cooler powers up.

    Just dont know why it wont post. Ive changed motherboard battery. Not sure of the memory configuration. I have 4 x 8Gb to use of memory.

    Hope you can help
    Kind regards.
    TJV.
     
  2. timv1000

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    I tried the below suggestions but still get same problem. I think it might be the motherboard.
     
  3. lunarlander

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    Does it boot up to enable you to see the BIOS logo or BIOS ram counting screen ?

    Try just 1 stick of RAM.
     
  4. lunarlander

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    Try all RAM sticks separately.

    Did you install the CPU yourself ? Check to see if it is installed correctly with the matching corner in the correct corner - or else you would have bent pins. Did you apply thermal paste between the CPU and the CPU fan ?
     
  5. timv1000

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    Hi
    Yeah i checked the processor , seemed ok and aligned properly. I also applied thermal paste.
    many thanks.
     
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    Plug on the 8 pin power?? C7F91B8B-1E99-4068-A464-C776B9D1717B.jpeg
     
  7. crjdriver

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    These parts are over 11yrs old. Did they ever work ie are they used, NOS, what?
    One item on your specs just jumps out at me; Asus Nvidia Geforce GT 1030. You cannot use a 10xx series card with a legacy bios motherboard. The 10xx cards need a uefi bios OR sometimes the card mfg will include a legacy switch;/jumper. If your card has a switch, move it to legacy and see if the system will POST. If the card does not have a switch [most do not] then you need something like a 6xx or 7xx card in order to work.
    Next there is a guide at the top of the forum for problem builds. If you follow ALL of the steps, you will find the cause of your no post condition.
     
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  8. timv1000

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    Many thanks for reply.
     
  9. crjdriver

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    So is it working?
     
  10. timv1000

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    Nope and iv'e decided to give up!
     
  11. timv1000

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    Hi
    I posted yesterday re: a build thats not booting. I said it was answered but its not! My apologies.
    I have further information regarding my issue.

    My specs are: i7 Processor 1st gen
    Cooler master water cooler
    Asus Nvidia Geforce GT 1030 (which im swapping for an older graphics card) 5xxx card.
    Intel DX58s0 mother board.

    It basically doesnt post at all. It fires up but doesn't post!
    I followed some advice given on my previous post which was connecting a 6 pin and 2 pin cable. Then the system wont even fire up.
    I also noted two green lights and one red light( which flashes once).
    Any new suggestions are welcomed.
     
  12. crjdriver

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    OK, you never answered regarding these parts. They are very old and [I assume] used. Did they ever work? Are these NOS or what?
    Next it is not going to POST with a nvidia 10xx card. Those cards need a uefi type bios [unless the card has a legacy switch] Most cards do not have a switch.
    Have you read the guide at the top of the forum for problem builds? If you follow ALL of the steps, you will find the cause of your problem. In this case, you first have to get a video card that will actually work with your motherboard.
     
  13. timv1000

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    Hi,
    Thanks for getting back to me. I didn't know how to un-answer a thread so i reposted!
    The motherboard is refurbished . I've ordered a 6xx card .I know its old but its just a small project .
    I hope the change of card will fix the issue.
    I'm curious about the red light and the green lights on the motherboard.
     
  14. Cookiegal

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    I've merged both threads together. Please do not start more than one for the same issue. There would be a button at the top left side to "unmark solved" but if in doubt please use the report button or use the "contact us" email link that appears at the bottom of every page for assistance or advice on how to proceed with your thread.
     
  15. timv1000

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    Thanks for the heads up.
     
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