Bad CPU or Motherboard.

First off I have gone down the check list of trouble shooting the problem listed here on the forums. So I'll tell you guy/girls what I've got going on and maybe you can give me some insight on this. The PC won't boot or even give me a post beep. But when I pull the RAM I get the error beeps of no RAM. The fan on the CPU cooler and power supply start up, and I can see the LED on the LAN port blinking. The keyboard and mouse I plugged into the USB ports have lights on them and they did not no light up. The Num Lock, Cap Lock etc indication lights will blink on when a PC starts up and this didn't happen ether. The PC was free, it came with a CPU, motherboard, power supply and SSD. I pulled it out of the case and just had it on my desk to test to see if it worked. I would love for it to work but being free it's not the end of the world if I only get a few parts from it. Thank you in advance for any help you can give. I will list the CPU and motherboard below.

CPU
A8-5600K AD560KWOA44HJ

Motherboard
http://www.asrock.com/mb/AMD/FM2A58M-VG3+/?cat=Specifications
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  1. This is the only 560 CPU listed on the supported CPU list

    FM2 A8 AD560KWOA44HJ 100W Trinity 3600MHz 2MBx2 A1 All

    I dont think it's the one you posted
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  2. Paul NZ said:
    This is the only 560 CPU listed on the supported CPU list

    FM2 A8 AD560KWOA44HJ 100W Trinity 3600MHz 2MBx2 A1 All

    I dont think it's the one you posted


    AMD has this thing where some CPUs are literally replicas of each other but have different SKUs. That CPU is indeed the one you typed. Even the speed and wattage match up.
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  3. I updated the post. I pulled to SKU right from the CPU it self.
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  4. saint7269 said:
    I updated the post. I pulled to SKU right from the CPU it self.


    Noticed.

    Do you have other boards that will accept that CPU? Note that it's an FM2 CPU so it will fit FM2 and FM2+ boards.

    Do you have other CPUs to try in that board? Only FM2 (not FM2+) chips will fit into that board.

    Can you verify the power supply is functioning correctly? Some power supplies have a voltage switch on them. having this set to 230V on a 115V house circuit would spin the fans but wouldn't provide enough power to start the whole machine.
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  5. Unfortunately I do no have another CPU or motherboard to test. I checked to power supply there is no voltage switch.
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  6. saint7269 said:
    Unfortunately I do no have another CPU or motherboard to test. I checked to power supply there is no voltage switch.


    Got a paperclip and something to measure voltage with (like a multimeter)?
    Reply to weberdarren97
  7. Yes I do have a multimeter. What is the paperclip for?
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  8. saint7269 said:
    Yes I do have a multimeter. What is the paperclip for?


    To jump start the power supply.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j0rPFT2Q3es

    Read the video description, I've included links to the pinout of each connector on standard power supplies. I know it looks like garbage, but I wasn't in the shop where I have my good tools and I also don't have good recording equipment, but I think you can see the gist of what I'm doing in the video.
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  9. Ok I'll give it a try. It would be nice to know if the power supply is good. I can also try the power supply in my pc it will just be a pain to pull the power cords out.
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  10. Update time. I tried the PSU out of my PC still no post. The CPU over heated and shut down(only had the heat sink sitting on the CPU just for the test) so the motherboard is getting power.
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