Problem starting on new build

By heyscotttt
May 23, 2011
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  1. This has become a nightmare and need some help. This is my first ever complete build from scratch, I'm having problems once I hook computer up to power. I get fan power up for 1 second and blue leds light up for 1 second then nothing, no power or anything to system. system specs are as follows

    Intel i-5 2500k

    asus p8p67 r3 1155 atx

    corsair 8gb 2x4 d3 1600 c9 dimm

    evga gtx 560ti max

    seagate 1tb 7200 rpm

    antex ea650 green 650w atx psu

    coolmaster cm690 II advanced atx
  2. mailpup

    mailpup TS Special Forces Posts: 6,875   +332

    Make sure the motherboard isn't shorting to the case. Although a few cases have built-in standoffs, did you use motherboard standoffs?
  3. treetops

    treetops TS Evangelist Posts: 1,842   +126

    Hope your cpu fan is on there snug, with thermal paste of course.

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