Fans rev yet no booting occurs

By Plinky
Jan 23, 2013
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  1. I've started building a new system with a M5A78L-M usb3 motherboard , I've fitted the basic components in and wired it all but when I try and turn on the system all that happens is the fans receive power for a second and go dark. There is no boot up process occuring , BIOS doesn't appear on my screen.The power Led is showing green on the motherboard which shows it has power, I've tested it with the hard drive and without in case it didn't recognize the hardware as well as the RAM. I don't suppose anyone has any ideas because I'm stumped?
  2. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 20,732   +156

    Is this your first build? If you have connected all the power supply wires to the motherboard properly, pull out all the memory and power up. You should hear continuous beeping. If you don't, the motherboard may be defective


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