Built my own PC (for the first time), nothing showing on monitor... thinks there is nothing connected.
I am using the graphics card, monitor and cable from my last computer which are compatible.
I made sure i was earthed, and followed all of the instructions from the manuals. I have double checked all of the cables, and everything is plugged in correctly. The 3 case fans are on, the graphics card is working, the CPU fan is on and the light on my mobo shows it can see the Hard drive.
core i7 920 8mb cache 2.66ghz
6GB DDR3 ocz 8-8-8 ram 1600mhz
CPU cooler is stock with came with pre applied thermal paste
GeForce 8800 gts 320mb (yes i will be replacing)
Corsair modular 650W
300GB Seagate HDD
CM Storm Scout case
I have tried taking the graphics card and memory out of my case, even after this the speaker which i triple checked is plugged in correctly is not making any noise...
I remember reading that this could be due to faulty PSU, mobo or CPU. Is there any way to narrow this down to a definitive component? or could it be something completely different
All things being equal,if it were me I would suspect the cpu,what you might consider is to reassemble it outside of the case [breadboard it] it will then be easier to check everything even with a memtest floppy,,I had an ASUS mobo do the same thing took it back to the store,,it worked fine,Duh,,,, also try with different sticks of ram solo,,,G'luck...