new build won't boot since adding another hard drive

Everything was working fine I added a new 1tb drive to my new build 1 day old and now I get no display just blank screen. I have disconnected everything apart from the 24 + 8 pin connectors, processor and a stick of ram but still fails to display anything. I have tried the onboard hdmi and vga still same issue. I have removed and reseated everything including battery and reset cmos.

Mobo led is solid green when I push power button all fans start spinning then pc restarts itself everything then stays on but still no display.

Why would it restart instantly too is this some sort of self test?

Hope it's something simple Im gutted

Thanks in advance for any help
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  1. Check this guide and see if it helps
    How to troubleshoot "No BOOT/No Display" Issue
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  2. Hi

    I have tried everything in the list already with no luck :( I don't understand what's happens everything was working perfect until I added a new drive but even now I have put everything back to how it was just with the single drive im still getting the same issue

    Asus z87k mobo
    I5 4670
    8gb gskill ripjaw x
    Samsung 120evo ssd
  3. Have you tried removing the SSD
  4. Yes tried with no hdd connected just the basics mentioned in first post and still nothing :(
  5. PSU tested?
  6. Have you tried removing the RAM then putting it back ?
    if not do it fast it must be issue if not RAM then it must be your PSU
  7. Have you gone into your bios and set your devices boot order?
    Or at least f12 and set boot device.
  8. Thanks for the replies I have just tested psu in another computer works fine I have also tested my brothers 750 watt psu in my machine and still same problem. Ram is fine machine bored perfect until I added the new drive. I can't get to bios davcon the machine powers up but I get no display just blank screen. It's like adding the new drive had somehow broken my motherboard. But I had the new drive in a docking station hooked up to the Computer was fine then soon asi installed it into my case the computer stopped working
  9. Have you tried booting with built-in gpu?
  10. EasyLover said:
    Have you tried booting with built-in gpu?


    Yes tried that too :(

    It's got to be the mobo I think although I've no idea why this would happened just adding a new drive. The monitor detects when I switch between dvi and VGA so it's getting some sort of signal but the screen is just black.
  11. Shaun Hartley said:
    Thanks for the replies I have just tested psu in another computer works fine I have also tested my brothers 750 watt psu in my machine and still same problem. Ram is fine machine bored perfect until I added the new drive. I can't get to bios davcon the machine powers up but I get no display just blank screen. It's like adding the new drive had somehow broken my motherboard. But I had the new drive in a docking station hooked up to the Computer was fine then soon asi installed it into my case the computer stopped working


    have put out the ram if not take it out clean it and put it back
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