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i7 X58 gigabyte motherboard UD4P, please help

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Ok, so I couldn't wait for newegg.com to ship me back another UD4P, so I grabbed one from microcenter.

Pins look fine, but I am still not getting any post from the video card. Lights turn on, on the motherboard, and I have the speaker plugged in up front. GPU fan turns on, CPU fan does as well(stock intel setup this time Mungen 2 takes too long).

The CPU activity light is in the Red, could that be indicating a bad chip?

Ok, so I moved around that memory, and it would only take 2 GBs so far, but I have a post now..will update later.
 
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Wondering what kind of ram kit you have?
 
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Try moving the DVI/HDMI to the other output on the 4870X2.
 
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looking good so far.......nice the ram is ok now!:toast:
 
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That is some tight cable management and great overall look :toast:
 
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NICE! That be clean and purdy. :)
 
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Yea, that heat sink is a freak of nature...like trying to attach a boat anchor to a piece of bamboo. Installing window's now, going to do some benching later. However I need to appease my helper with some celebratory waffle house.
 
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Yea, that heat sink is a freak of nature...like trying to attach a boat anchor to a piece of bamboo. Installing window's now, going to do some benching later. However I need to appease my helper with some celebratory waffle house.
That is a biggy, but you handled it beautifully...I gave up on them monsters...:) Been to the Waffle House many times...understood totally!:laugh:
 
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3.0s a weak overclock I know, but it was idling at 50C, however now that I am at stock clocks it's at 38C. Might need to re seat the CPU...