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Need help (long beep and no display)

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December 14, 2012 5:55:02 PM

So I have a Phoenix BIOS and i just put together this rig on my test bench and i put it (meaning a :2.8 Pentium D, 2 1gb sticks of ddr2, and a 500 watt PSU)on two separate boards and i get the same result (fans spinning, hdd running, and power throughout the board with one long beep with no display) the beep code is not listed but i heard that reseating the cpu may fix it and that leads me to believe it's a DOA cpu, but i got a new cpu and i get the same results.

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December 14, 2012 9:15:28 PM

I've been looking around various sites & one long beep seems to mean bad RAM, incompatible RAM, or RAM not seated properly in the slots.
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December 14, 2012 10:13:39 PM

that's what i've been reading but would it be likely that both of my ram modules are bad?
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