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1st Computer build. Not starting up

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January 19, 2012 7:15:40 PM

Hello,
CPU - AMD FX 6100 6-Core Processor, 3.3 6 Socket AM3+ -

Mobo- ASUS M5A97 Evo - AM3+ - 970 - SATA

PSU- Corsair Professional Series HX1050 80 Plus Silver Certified 1050

VideoCard- Sapphire AMD Radeon HD 6850 PCIE

RAM - Kingston Technology HyperX 16 GB Kit (4x4 GB Modules)

Cooler- Corsair Hydro Series H80

When i tried to start up my computer green lights on my motherboard came on. The fans also started to come on then a little beep/click noise happens and a red light appears on my motherboard where it says CPU_LED and then it shuts off. Any idea what i could have done wrong?
a b ) Power supply
January 19, 2012 8:06:48 PM

did you connect the 8 pin cpu 12v connector?
January 19, 2012 8:18:12 PM

Did you screw the motherboard into the case using the (gold)raised mounting screws?
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January 19, 2012 8:34:35 PM

yeah the 8pin connector and yes the mounting screws where used. Could it have something to do with the power supply. The 4pin fan connector i did not use. I have 6 fans connected to the 3 pin connectors . The slot for the CPU FAN is empty for that reason so im wondering if that has anything to do with it,
a b ) Power supply
January 19, 2012 8:38:23 PM

you need to connect the heatsink fan to the cpu header
January 19, 2012 8:57:32 PM

I have no spot to mount it
a b ) Power supply
January 19, 2012 9:03:55 PM

Its in between the ram and the 8-pin along the side. Page 2-2 of the English version number 3.

http://usa.asus.com/Motherboards/AMD_AM3Plus/M5A97_EVO/...

Its a 4 pin header, if you only have a three pin connector it will still connect just fine leave the left (as oriented on that picture) pin open.
a b ) Power supply
January 19, 2012 9:05:05 PM

not sure what you mean no spot to mount it

plus doesnt that board have 4 fan headers? if so how have you connected 6 fans

a c 158 ) Power supply
January 20, 2012 1:11:35 PM

Totalknowledge hit the likely problem. For explanation of what the BIOS beep codes mean look at page 2-45 of your manual (English version); different beeps are meant to point your troubleshooting in the right direction.

For non-EFI/UEFI BIOS mobos, here is a link to AMI/Phoenix beep codes explained:
http://www.pchell.com/hardware/beepcodes.shtml
January 22, 2012 5:18:39 AM

The connectors for my Liquid cooling were bad so my processor was overheating
March 22, 2012 5:11:53 PM

I have the same CPU, mobo and ram. I cannot get mine to post at all. Not even a beep. I try to touch the heatsink to see if it's not even warm at all, with or without fan. Is it possible I got an old mobo with old bios that does not support the CPU?
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