Got a new motherboard for my system, and after installing everything, I am getting no video at all, not even BIOS. Some other odd symptoms to note: My power button will turn the system on, but not off. The reset button doesn't work anymore either. The only way to turn off is to flip the PSU switch. I found another thread of someone having these exact symptoms, but their fix was that the 8-pin power was not properly inserted. Mine is. I'm getting no error beeps, even when booting without ram, though I could have a bum speaker. I realized I don't think I've ever heard that thing beep before.
This mobo has no onboard video, so I'm unable to check using just that. I've tried booting with no ram, 1 stick of ram, both sticks, have moved the GPU between PCI slots, rechecked all power cables (including the power and reset button wires), HDMI, DVI, everything I can think of. I've unplugged every other peripheral, including DVD drive and hard drives.
Is there a possibility broken/bent CPU pins could have a hand in this? I had the HARDEST time getting my CPU in this board. It slipped effortlessly into my old board, but refused to go in this one. I thought I got it in there without issue, but now I'm doubting myself. Checking that will be a last resort though. CPU and CPU heatsink installation is my LEAST favorite thing ever.
I would take the board outside the case, leave only the CPU, CPU fan and speaker installed, remove the power, reset, hdd LED, recheck that the 24-pin and the ATX 12V are proerly connected and start the board by using a screwdriver for shortly connecting together the two pins corresponding to the power switch.
If still no beeps, then checking for bent pins would be th next step.
Sorry I never replied back to this, guys. Unfortunately, I never got the mobo to work, just went back to my old one. I even bought a new CPU, and after finally forcing it into the board (hunclan, it is not just you! It is REALLY hard to get in there!) I still had no luck. Frustrated, I gave up on it, and it's sitting in a box. Wish I'd thought to return it to Amazon, but I it's too late now.