No RAM beeps, fans, lights...NOTHING??!

Trouble-shooting a PC that wont POST. We just found out that the DDR3 we were using wasnt supported by the mobo. However, instead of driving 45mins to Microcenter and swapping, I was wondering something.

Why wont it at least boot to the beep codes? I thought that even with NO ram installed, some fans should turn, lights come one, etc, all the way until it beeps.....NO? Do some mobo's not show a single sign of power if there is no ram installed?

2 answers Last reply Best Answer
More about installed beeps fans lights nothing
  1. Best answer
    It should beep (requires motherboard speaker) if no ram. If the board has DDR3 ram slots 99.999..% change that the ram should work even if it is not on the QVL list. Looks more like you have board or power issue.
    New build?
  2. Best answer selected by jlird808.
Ask a new question

Read More

Motherboards Light RAM