My first computer build but its dead

  MichaelaPentney 13:56 06 Mar 2015
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I have just built my first computer went to turn it on and nothing no fans no lights nothing so i went and checked motherboard manual and double checked connections and also checked psu and plug in another computer and they work fine so i know its not them but still nothing could the motherboard be dead? i have notice that there is no cmos jumper on the motherboard would that make any difference?

My Com Specs:

cit neptune atx case msi z97 gaming 5 mobo intel core I5 4460 s1150 retail 24x dvd-rw oem 500gb tosh 3.5 32mb hard drive gigabyte 2gb radeon r7 240 oc pci-e graphics card 500w cit 120mm fan atx v 2.2 psu 1.8 uk main power cable rb-250 8gb (2x4gb)corsair vengenance ddr3 pc3 12800 (1600) non-ecc memory ms windows 8.1 64bit wn7-00614 oem

can you help please!!!

  mole1944 14:17 06 Mar 2015

Hate to say it but as always if you don't know what your doing,it's better to get ready built.I sorry have no idea of the fault but by the time it's fixed bet it costs a lot more than you expected.Are the components all compatible is only one of the questions others might be able to help you with,good luck on your quest.

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 14:47 06 Mar 2015

PSU is switched signal from motherboard possibly you have wired case switch incorrectly.

try a momentary short across the appropriate mother board pins (ones to the power switch)

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