I've used some time to troubleshoot my own build. The build consists of a Core i7 3770, Corsair Vengeance LP RAM, Seagate Barracuda HDD's and i have several motherboards laying around. The problem i have is that i never get past POST with the motherboards. I've tried replacing the RAM, the motherboard, and i've used both GTX 680 GPU and the onboard GPU, but still no image on the monitor.
After troubleshooting this for a while i came to the thought that the motherboards needed a BIOS-update because it seems that Ivy Bridge processors were not supported by default, but i have no spare CPU to use, and because neither of the two motherboards use the Z77-chipset, i'm thinking of buying a new motherboard that support my processor by default with a Z77-chipset.
Do you guys agree that this seems like a solution that is likely to fix my problem?
If so i am thinking of buying one of ASUS' high-end motherboards!