Power

Hey,
So i've built my first computer and when i click the power button it turns on then off then keeps booting up over and over. Does anyone have any idea what i could be doing wrong?
Computer Specs:

Lite-On Super AllWrite 24X SATA DVD+/-RW Dual Layer Drive - Bulk - IHAS124-04 Version C (Black)
Corsair 8GB (2x4GB) DDR3 1333 MHz (PC3 10666) Desktop Memory (CMV8GX3M2A1333C9)
Windows 7 Professional SP1 64bit (Full) System Builder DVD 1 Pack
AmazonBasics High-Speed HDMI Cable (6.5 Feet/2.0 Meters) - Supports Ethernet, 3D, and Audio Return [Newest Standard]
Intel Pentium Dual-Core Processor G850 2.9 GHz 3 MB Cache LGA 1155 - BX80623G850
Seagate Barracuda 7200 1 TB 7200RPM SATA 6 Gb/s NCQ 64MB Cache 3.5-Inch Internal Bare Drive ST1000DM003
Cooler Master GX - 650W 80 PLUS Bronze Power Supply (RS650-ACAAD3-US)
XFX AMD Radeon HD 7850 Double D (Double Dissipitation Edition) FX-785A-CDFC
MSI H61M-P31 (G3) LGA 1155 Intel H61 Micro ATX Intel Motherboard with UEFI BIOS
Fractal Design Core 1000 Micro ATX Computer Case w/ 1 x 120mm fan

Any ideas would be greatly appreciated.
Sincerely,
Madison
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  1. have u talt of removing the cmos battery and than waiting 2 minutes than putting it back in?
  2. mmtwins3 said:
    Hey,
    So i've built my first computer and when i click the power button it turns on then off then keeps booting up over and over. Does anyone have any idea what i could be doing wrong?
    Computer Specs:

    Lite-On Super AllWrite 24X SATA DVD+/-RW Dual Layer Drive - Bulk - IHAS124-04 Version C (Black)
    Corsair 8GB (2x4GB) DDR3 1333 MHz (PC3 10666) Desktop Memory (CMV8GX3M2A1333C9)
    Windows 7 Professional SP1 64bit (Full) System Builder DVD 1 Pack
    AmazonBasics High-Speed HDMI Cable (6.5 Feet/2.0 Meters) - Supports Ethernet, 3D, and Audio Return [Newest Standard]
    Intel Pentium Dual-Core Processor G850 2.9 GHz 3 MB Cache LGA 1155 - BX80623G850
    Seagate Barracuda 7200 1 TB 7200RPM SATA 6 Gb/s NCQ 64MB Cache 3.5-Inch Internal Bare Drive ST1000DM003
    Cooler Master GX - 650W 80 PLUS Bronze Power Supply (RS650-ACAAD3-US)
    XFX AMD Radeon HD 7850 Double D (Double Dissipitation Edition) FX-785A-CDFC
    MSI H61M-P31 (G3) LGA 1155 Intel H61 Micro ATX Intel Motherboard with UEFI BIOS
    Fractal Design Core 1000 Micro ATX Computer Case w/ 1 x 120mm fan

    Any ideas would be greatly appreciated.
    Sincerely,
    Madison


    I am a little confused on what you mean by booting up over and over. Does it get to the Bios? Does it get to loading windows splash screen? Does it make it all the way into windows? How much time elaspes from starting to boot to the reboot?
  3. iceclock said:
    have u talt of removing the cmos battery and than waiting 2 minutes than putting it back in?

    Yeah i've tried turning it on and off then pressing the power button but it keeps turning off.
  4. have u tried removing everything than reassembling it?
  5. iceclock said:
    have u tried removing everything than reassembling it?

    I've actually just began to do that. I'm almost worried that I may have short circuited something. Is there any way I can check to see if I've messed up the processor. Like i haven't been fooling around with it but its better to be safe than sorry.
    Sincerely,
    Madison
  6. id recommand taking it apart slowly, than reassembling it, and making shur everythings at the right place, sincerely joe
  7. iceclock said:
    id recommand taking it apart slowly, than reassembling it, and making shur everythings at the right place, sincerely joe

    Thank you so much for you help I'll be sure to try it out!
    Sincerely,
    Madison
  8. anytime, madison, if u require more help ur welcome to pm me ;)
  9. Did you find a fix?

    I have a similar build using that same memory and an MSI H61M-E23 MB, and guess what? Same problem. My gives four beeps also before cycling down and then up. I read on another thread here that might indicate a memory problem.

    And I just checked the MSI website and found a potential compatibility issue. Corsair 8GB (2x4GB) DDR3 1333 MHz (PC3 10666) Desktop Memory (CMV8GX3M2A1333C9) is not listed as one of the compatible memories.

    http://us.msi.com/file/test_report/TR10_2309.pdf
  10. JRossini said:
    Did you find a fix?

    I have a similar build using that same memory and an MSI H61M-E23 MB, and guess what? Same problem. My gives four beeps also before cycling down and then up. I read on another thread here that might indicate a memory problem.

    And I just checked the MSI website and found a potential compatibility issue. Corsair 8GB (2x4GB) DDR3 1333 MHz (PC3 10666) Desktop Memory (CMV8GX3M2A1333C9) is not listed as one of the compatible memories.

    http://us.msi.com/file/test_report/TR10_2309.pdf



    Alright its actually super easy to fix. For me I just didn't press the ram into their slots hard enough to hear the click. I thought I was going to brake them but alas they did not. When properly put in your system should work. If it doesn't do a quick overview and make sure everything is connected right. (It's super helpful if you get cable ties because it'll allow you a LOT more room to work in when dealing with the motherboard) Hope this helps :D
    Sincerely,
    Madison
  11. mmtwins3 said:
    JRossini said:
    Did you find a fix?

    I have a similar build using that same memory and an MSI H61M-E23 MB, and guess what? Same problem. My gives four beeps also before cycling down and then up. I read on another thread here that might indicate a memory problem.

    And I just checked the MSI website and found a potential compatibility issue. Corsair 8GB (2x4GB) DDR3 1333 MHz (PC3 10666) Desktop Memory (CMV8GX3M2A1333C9) is not listed as one of the compatible memories.

    http://us.msi.com/file/test_report/TR10_2309.pdf



    Alright its actually super easy to fix. For me I just didn't press the ram into their slots hard enough to hear the click. I thought I was going to brake them but alas they did not. When properly put in your system should work. If it doesn't do a quick overview and make sure everything is connected right. (It's super helpful if you get cable ties because it'll allow you a LOT more room to work in when dealing with the motherboard) Hope this helps :D
    Sincerely,
    Madison


    Thanks, and I discovered that my problem is a bit more difficult. I am using an I-3 3225 which is Ivy bridge. Guess what? The bios for the MSI board needs to be updated before you can use an Ivy bridge CPU. And guess what else? You must have a Sandy bridge CPU installed to update the bios. Quite the catch 22, eh?

    I attempted to purchase a relatively inexpensive Sandy bridge processor from my local Frys. Guess what? They don't carry them.

    I ordered one from Amazon and it will be here sometime this week. We shall see.

    Thanks for checking back.
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