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Built new pc, monitor doesnt come on

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December 26, 2008 10:34:06 AM

I built a new pc, everything powers up, fans all come on (gfx, cpu, psu)
Even the hard drive spins up
The CD drive opens and closes
I connected both power cables to the motherboard, connected the hard drive up, the gfx card and inserted the RAM
I then took out the RAM and got 4 long beeps...pause....4 long beeps (repeating)
Put the RAM back in and the beeps went away
I then removed the CMOS battery for 5 minutes, replaced it and still nothing.
I'm completley stumped seeing as I'm getting no beep error codes.
Do I have faulty hardware or am I missing something here? Please help :( 

My spec is:

Gigabyte GA-MA69G-S3H - Motherboard
AMD Phenom X4 Quad Core 9550 - Processor
2 x 1GB Corsair DDR2 800Mhz - RAM
GeForce 9600 GT Dual DVI PCI-E - GFX Card
320GB SATA II Maxtor - Hard Drive

Help would be very much appreciated

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December 26, 2008 10:46:18 AM

Sounds like you have a bad memory module. What happens when you test them one at a time?
December 26, 2008 10:47:11 AM

Try hooking your monitor to the motherboards vga out put.
If succesful then go into bios and sed display priority.
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December 26, 2008 11:01:29 AM

The memory doesn't seem to work alone
Only in pairs, I get the 4 beeps when one stick is in
I've also tried using the motherboards vga, and also tried a different monitor
No POST, no beeps :( 
December 26, 2008 11:38:26 AM

Yeah with the 6 pin power cord
I took out the GFX card and tried the onboard VGA
still nothing
December 27, 2008 9:38:21 AM

Each RAM module by itself generates the beeps?