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I recently built a PC on an Asus p9x79 LE mobo with the following components:
an I7 4930 6 core ivy bridge
ASUS GTX780-DC2OC-3GD5 GeForce GTX 780 SLI GPU's,
ADATA (2x8) 2400 DDR3 SDRAM,
1475 watt Thermaltake PSU,
CORSAIR H100i water cooler.
I cannot get the computer to boot or to go to BIOS. It turns on, fans start, then about 4 seconds later, turns off then turns back on but does nothing further. Is this something you can help me with?

I have followed the sticky to troubleshoot failure of a PC to start up but nothing has worked thus far. The LED CPU light is lit red and stays red.
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  1. http://www.tomshardware.com/answers/id-1631629/computer-turn-red-cpu-led.html
    you can take a look at this, not sure this helps but they have a similar problem as you do.
  2. Best answer
    Zebulonbare said:
    I recently built a PC on an Asus p9x79 LE mobo with the following components:
    an I7 4930 6 core ivy bridge
    ASUS GTX780-DC2OC-3GD5 GeForce GTX 780 SLI GPU's,
    ADATA (2x8) 2400 DDR3 SDRAM,
    1475 watt Thermaltake PSU,
    CORSAIR H100i water cooler.
    I cannot get the computer to boot or to go to BIOS. It turns on, fans start, then about 4 seconds later, turns off then turns back on but does nothing further. Is this something you can help me with?

    I have followed the sticky to troubleshoot failure of a PC to start up but nothing has worked thus far. The LED CPU light is lit red and stays red.

    Before you do a full check, and assesment on why your pc running and turning off, remove ssd, hdd, optical drive connection, ram, gpu, everything until you have psu+cpu+fan+mob up and on, do a full assessment. check to see if the cpu's mounted right, check your psu's connector (psu to cpu plugged in) make sure your 100% certain everythings fine check your cmos plugger, is it seated on left or right, if on left position it to right, remove cmos battery for atleast few minutes, is your bios updated. (red mothrboard indicator can be a sign o cpu failure; do you have another spare cpu you could get. id recommend taking it to your local store and get a second opinion since you have no idea if it's the cpu or motherboard because they can use store stock to test your components and inform you for fee whats wrong)

    You may need to update your bios before you can verify if your motherboards excepting the 4930k, then you'll know if you'll need to buy a new board or your boards fine.
    Your motherboard may not be compatible with your cpu (yes i know its 2011 socket, but not all boards on 2011 are excepting that cpu), get a asus gen 4 formula motherboard and it will work, or anything.

    Example:http://processormatch.intel.com/compdb/SearchResult.aspx?BoardName=DX79SR&Lang=en-US

    Get your motherboards bios updated, and if no bost beep, replace your motherboard with another board (im 100% possitive on this)
  3. Follow your mobo manual and ensure everything is connected properly and securely. That's usually the case for these type of issues.
  4. Took it to an expert, and he says that the mother board is not compatible with with the processor. All is not lost because I conveniently needed another board for the other computer I'm building. So lesson learned, next time research better. Thanks you guys for all of your help.
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