new pc will not boot up

  harrydee 13:52 30 May 2006
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power ok to case fans,dvd and floppy seem ok and the processor heat sink is warm with the fan making a few lazy turns before stopping. The monitor is also fine and switched on. I've checked the connections etc so can I take it that I have a dodgy motherboard. I understand that the bios should load from the rom chip on the motherboard but I get nothing on the screen.The board is a Gigabyte GA-81945GMF [with built in graphics and sound.

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 16:20 30 May 2006

4 pin plug connected next to CPU?

try with HDD CD etc. all unplugged


take board out of case and retry (shorted to earth on stand off)

Try another PSU

  DieSse 16:25 30 May 2006

Do you get any beeps?

Try reseating the RAM modules

Remove and reseat the processor.

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