when i boot the system up it displays a red led light labeled dram. i tried inserting each stick in 1 by one...same prob. tried ram from another pc...same prob
i have gone through the new system checklist with no luck.
reading other forums i believed the problem to be my bios version. i attempted to update the bios using a flash drive but i dont think it worked. flash drive was correct format and the file was the correct filename but i dont think the update actually worked.
well i think i figured out the problem. the heat sink has a 3 prong connector on it. so i connected it to a 3 prong fan connector insread of the cpu fan connector. once i switched it to the cpu connector it started up