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I just built my first computer. I turned it on the first time and the motherboard lit up, the fans turned on but I got no video, beeps, mouse, or keyboard activity. My monitor is from my old computer it is hooked up with VGA, the same as the old computer. I hooked speakers up just to make sure that wouldn't help, it didn't. I even pulled the video card and tried to use the built in video, non of it worked. I think it is a motherboard problem. What do you think?

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Make sure your processor is seated correctly and that the motherboard has all of its power sockets filled. Take out all but one stick of ram and clear your CMOS jumper. If that doesn't work then you might have a more serious problem.
 

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double check all cables and connections make sure the cpu/ram/gpu is seated correctly and the power connectors are ALL plugged in
 
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What is most odd is that there are no beeps. Do you notice any LED lights flashing on the case or motherboard?
 

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remove the gpu from the system and try with the monitor plugged into the onboard
you may need to go into the bios and change the video boot priority to PEG/pciE and then reinstall the gpu
 

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remove the gpu from the system and try with the monitor plugged into the onboard
you may need to go into the bios and change the video boot priority to PEG/pciE and then reinstall the gpu
make sure the gpu is plugged into the WHITE OR BLUE SLOT
 

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What is most odd is that there are no beeps. Do you notice any LED lights flashing on the case or motherboard?
Thats not wierd lol. Some motherboards don't have the CMOS speaker. Mine doesn't and it boots perfectly fine, and i don't get a beep. The last motherboard I had that did beap was a Evga Classified.

This motherboard has a power button on it, it is lit up and a light that says Mem OK.
So its getting power. How do you have your memory Orientated?
 
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Most likely a short. Bench test it out of the case

fi it still wont fire then next check the CPU support list as well as the memory suport list
 

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Most likely a short. Bench test it out of the case

fi it still wont fire then next check the CPU support list as well as the memory suport list
There should be ZERO compadibility issues with this system.
 
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Most likely a short. Bench test it out of the case

fi it still wont fire then next check the CPU support list as well as the memory suport list
It is not a short. The board lights up
 

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I have a feeling its an incorrect memory install, or the CPU needs to be reseated.
 
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Ram or vga is my bet. I have this problem with all my systems at times. No idea why. Clearing the cmos and reseating the video card work in one system. In the other system i have to unplug all the ram and put it back in 1 stick at a time.
 
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Same opinion here. Try with one stick of RAM.
 
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You have lots of LEDs on the board that can show you if something is wrong. CPU, DRAM, VGA and BOOT DEVICE. Please see if one of those is blinking.
Disable EPU and TPU if they are enabled.

Have you inserted one stick of memory in A2?
 
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The video card has been connected to power right? 2x 6-pin from the PSU.
 
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Have you tried removing everything from the motherboard besides CPU and starting it up?

I would suspect it is a RAM issue and there would be beeps if there is no RAM in the slots.
If it does not, and nothing else is attached e.g. HDDs, DVD drives I would believe it is the motherboard.
 

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Most likely a short. Bench test it out of the case

fi it still wont fire then next check the CPU support list as well as the memory suport list
I'm with Jetster on this . those trying to say its not aren't sure of themselves- so why remove the biggest cause of bootfails on first run before trying his suggestion? btw it don't matter if leds on a mobo light up ( other posters) its a matter if that video card is making contact with mobo edge and bridging a gap between mobo and case meaning improper card insertion or case/pcb aren't made to exact specs/case/ bracket warping. heck a improper standoff insertion can cause this too. bench running does allow for easier troubleshooting. for any LGA setup. if cpu isn't in properly or if the cpu cooler isn't seated right it causes boot fails too.
 

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I'm with Jetster on this . those trying to say its not aren't sure of themselves- so why remove the biggest cause of bootfails on first run before trying his suggestion? btw it don't matter if leds on a mobo light up ( other posters) its a matter if that video card is making contact with mobo edge and bridging a gap between mobo and case. meaning improper card insertion or case/pcb aren't made to exact specs/case/ bracket warping. bench running does allow for easier troubleshooting. for any LGA setup. if cpu isn't in properly or if the cpu cooler isn't seated right it causes boot fails too.
if he pulls the card out and tries with the onboard this would also confirm it ;p;
 

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Same opinion here. Try with one stick of RAM.
not really relavent his board has MeMok which defaults to 1333 @ 9 9 9 24 @ 1.55v I can't think of a stick that would refuse to post on that unless it was completely defective
 

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if he pulls the card out and tries with the onboard this would also confirm it ;p;
I've noticed a trend here with Asus -V series boards whether being p67/z68/z77 being problematic
 

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I've noticed a trend here with Asus -V series boards whether being p67/z68/z77 being problematic
same sometimes those PCEi3 boards can be screwy a lot of it is do to people not knowing that if you have a Z75 or Z77 chipset that you need to have a ivybridge chip for the PCIE3 slot to work AT ALL not relevant to the OP tho
 
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ah, i didn't notice that your board had VGA.

Unplug everything apart from 1 stick of ram. plug the video card in your mobo and try that.
If it doesn't work, ensure the mobo has all the power connectors plugged in correctly. If it does Pull it out of the case and try to boot up with the mobo + 1 ram + cpu. you can short the poweron jumper manually with a screwdriver if the leads from the case don;t reach.