I put together the P9X79 WS with i7-3820 and 64Gb RAM kit (G.SKILL Ripjaws Z Series 64GB F3-12800CL10Q2-64GBZL). Win 7 64bit. Everything was fine and I installed things and played games, but once I put comp on sleep, it never woke up. No bios or OS or anything. The mobo qcode reads "14" which means "pre memory CPU initialization started" and nothing else happens.
I reset CMOS, I also took out motherboard battery, and I also tested each memory stick. And with no memory stick, same Qcode. Can't flash bios. Checked CPU for any bent rods, its all clear.
I never overclocked. It's a mystery for Sherlock Holmes.
Lol I just did that! I changed psu but now it's not even giving the 14 qcode, mobo starts and shuts down immediately. On the Old psu and the new, all I see is power up for 1 second and off. Nothing powers up anymore
Anyone solved this problem? code 14?
I have the same hardware (P9X79 + i7 3820) and have the same problem. Memory_Led constant RED, and code 14 in Q-CODE. Even with no memory stick pluged in.
Already tried updating the bios (for 3 different versions) motherboard works, loads the new BIOS from pen drive but still not work. only the error 14 on Q-CODE.
Now testing only motherboard, processor and power. But with or without memory, hd, video card, cables.... always the same error.
I had 2 bent pins in the past. but they fixed it and it worked after that. he was in the middle of a bios update when it stopped working. No crash. Just a normal reboot after the update.
can it still be a bent pin?
I already tried to reseat the processor again.
thanks for help.
ok alexoiu. flashbak apparently is working well. The LEDs blink as they should, and off after a few minutes.
Over the pins, I remember that one of them was not 100% aligned, but the PC worked.
I will recheck the pins and try again flashback.
My fear is to break the pin.
I'll tell you the result. thanks