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New Computer, Four beeps no boot

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August 29, 2012 7:46:18 PM

Hey folks,

Got a brand new computer from Newegg today, and in my attempt to throw it together something went wrong. Turning it on results in everything powering up, and four short beeps. No display, no continued beeps, everything just whirrs normally.

I followed the steps in http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/261145-31-perform-ste... and even still there is no change. The only things I did not do are the processes involving the Power Supply because I do not have a multimeter or another power supply to test it, but I assume since everything hardware wise is powering on normally it shouldn't be the power supply.

Any ideas?

-ASRock Fatal1ty P67 Performance LGA 1155 Intel P67 SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard
-CORSAIR Builder Series CX600 V2 600W ATX12V v2.3 80 PLUS Certified Active PFC Power Supply
-Intel Core i5-3570K Ivy Bridge 3.4GHz (3.8GHz Turbo) LGA 1155 77W Quad-Core Desktop Processor Intel HD Graphics 4000
-XFX Core Edition FX-787A-CNFC Radeon HD 7870 GHz Edition 2GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 3.0 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFireX Support
-ASUS DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS Black SATA 24X DVD Burner - Bulk - OEM
-Crucial Ballistix sport 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory
-Seagate Barracuda ST3750525AS 750GB 7200 RPM SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive

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August 29, 2012 8:12:30 PM

So my motherboard has a little diagonstic LED and it says 55, which means "Memory not seated." But it is, I've reseated it a dozen times and used different RAM to ensure it wasn't the memory. Think my board is broken?
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August 29, 2012 8:26:58 PM

Just called Tech Support and apparently the Bios on the motherboard is outdated and doesn't support the new line of processors. They're sending me a new Bios chip and that should solve my problems.
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August 29, 2012 9:40:59 PM

well glad to help! :D 
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October 12, 2012 3:12:45 AM

Thanks man. You just saved me a lot of money
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October 12, 2012 3:48:51 AM

wow! :D  hope he feels good warm tickle bugs inside
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