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Old April 19, 2008, 09:27 AM
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I recently assembled my PC and it doesn't seem to work. The motherboard light goes on, however no fans turn on when I press the 'on switch'

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Asus p5n-e sli mobo
OCZ 2 gig high performace ddr2, dual channel
intel q6600
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500gb segate sata
8800gt video
coolmaster 690 chassis
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Old April 19, 2008, 09:38 AM
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Hello,
I recently assembled my PC and it doesn't seem to work. The motherboard light goes on, however no fans turn on when I press the 'on switch'

specs:
Asus p5n-e sli mobo
OCZ 2 gig high performace ddr2, dual channel
intel q6600
OCZ game x stream 700watt psu
500gb segate sata
8800gt video
coolmaster 690 chassis
Did you double check that the auxillary power plug is connected to the video card? Is there any beeps?
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Old April 19, 2008, 09:40 AM
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Yes I attached the power lead to the gfx card. I removed ram to see if there were any beeps, however, no beeps.
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Old April 19, 2008, 09:51 AM
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Yes I attached the power lead to the gfx card. I removed ram to see if there were any beeps, however, no beeps.
Sometimes it's wise to pull the mobo out, to make sure it isn't shorting on a standoff.
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Old April 19, 2008, 09:52 AM
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Define 'standoff'
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Define 'standoff'
The brass posts that the mobo screws are threaded into.
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Old April 19, 2008, 10:23 AM
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Anything else you would suggest? I took the mobo out and then re screwed it and will test once again.
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Old April 19, 2008, 10:32 AM
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test the board while it's outside the case.
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Old April 19, 2008, 11:32 AM
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test the board while it's outside the case.
Along with doing this only have the bare minimum parts installed (CPU, CPU cooler, motherboard, one stick of RAM, video card, and PSU.)
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Old April 19, 2008, 01:51 PM
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heh it isn't working

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is the cpu fan supposed to spin when i press 'on'?
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