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First build getting no signal on monitor please help !

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December 13, 2013 4:46:17 PM

Hi,

I have nearly finished completing my build (just need hdd and graphic card) so I tried turning it on, however i get nothing on my monitor screen although the fans are spinning and the case lights come on - also my hyper 212 evo fan works aswell - just nothing on my monitor.

These are my specs:

PCPartPicker part list: http://uk.pcpartpicker.com/p/2jSMo

CPU: Intel Core i5-4670K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor (£149.99 @ Aria PC)
CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler (£23.98 @ Scan.co.uk)
Motherboard: MSI Z87-G45 Gaming ATX LGA1150 Motherboard (£108.76 @ Aria PC)
Memory: Corsair Vengeance Pro 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory (£71.76 @ Scan.co.uk)
Storage: Samsung 840 EVO 120GB 2.5" Solid State Disk (£68.79 @ Amazon UK)
Case: NZXT Phantom 410 (Black/Orange) ATX Mid Tower Case (£80.89 @ Scan.co.uk)

Please help :)  , best regards

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December 13, 2013 5:26:06 PM

Also I cannot hear a 'beep' sound when turning on the pc.

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December 13, 2013 6:42:11 PM

None of the cases I've used (in ~20 builds) have come with a speaker to connect, so, you won't ever hear any beeps for board / BIOS level issues.... (system speakers need some drivers to be loaded 1st...)

Check that your monitor is set to the correct input type:
- Analog if your connected to the top connector VGA...
- Digital if your connect to the bottom connector DVI....

Assuming your using built-in motherboard graphics as you don't mention a GPU card....
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December 14, 2013 6:09:59 AM

jb6684 said:
None of the cases I've used (in ~20 builds) have come with a speaker to connect, so, you won't ever hear any beeps for board / BIOS level issues.... (system speakers need some drivers to be loaded 1st...)

Check that your monitor is set to the correct input type:
- Analog if your connected to the top connector VGA...
- Digital if your connect to the bottom connector DVI....

Assuming your using built-in motherboard graphics as you don't mention a GPU card....


Hi,

Thanks for your reply but I just found out that the new motherboard I had bought had a faulty cpu slot - so I am returning it.

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December 14, 2013 6:14:27 AM

Ok, cool....

When you get the new one inspect it carefully. Then, be sure the CPU chip is correctly oriented & precisely aligned before closing the clamp on the chip. Being off Just a bit will wreck those sockets everytime....

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