New rig not working on startup

By openwounds
Aug 29, 2008
  1. So i wanted to get my 2nd comp running so i purchased pretty much everything to replace the old and i still cant get it to work. First off the case speaker does not work for some reason so i hear no beeps for the beep code. When i bootup the monitor stays in standby mode which is the orange light on mine. I have also tried the agp slot video card I had lying around and it didn't display either.

    Please tell me if i have conflicting hardware or any ideas of what it could be.

    I purchased and installed...

    ASRock 4CoreDual-SATA2 LGA 775 VIA PT880 Pro/PT880 Ultra ATX Intel Motherboard

    Intel Core 2 Duo E8400 Wolfdale 3.0GHz LGA 775 65W Dual-Core Processor Model BX80570E8400

    ZALMAN CNPS9500 AT 2 Ball CPU Cooling Fan/Heatsink

    Seagate Barracuda 7200.10 ST3320620AS (Perpendicular Recording Technology) 320GB 7200 RPM SATA 3.0Gb/s Hard Drive

    EVGA 640-P2-N829-AR GeForce 8800GTS SSC 640MB 320-bit GDDR3 PCI Express x16 HDCP Ready SLI Supported Video Card

    OCZ GameXStream OCZ700GXSSLI 700W ATX12V SLI Certified CrossFire Ready Active PFC Power Supply

    CORSAIR XMS 2GB (2 x 1GB) 184-Pin DDR SDRAM DDR 400 (PC 3200) Dual Channel Kit Desktop Memory

    I have a cdrom drive already that works and keyboard and mouse. I have also tested my monitor with my other comp to make sure it worked.
  2. insoman

    insoman TS Booster Posts: 102

    sometime the CMOS jumper will (on new boards) come in the shorted position. Check to see it covers the correct jumper setting.. and that it is there at all!
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