first build fail

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    Question New PC Build won't post, RAM and CPU error lights

    Ok so I just built my PC (I'll list part details down below), but after putting everything together and plugging everything where it should be I run into an issue. I'll start with what works, my fans run perfectly fine (GPU fan runs too), so I'm guessing that's no issue with my motherboard, GPU...
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    Question My first pc build had smoke come out and killed my power cord. What should I do?

    Hi, Its my first pc build. After all the wires and rechecking for hours. I turned on the pc and there was light, small lightning and one of the case fan blew out and smoke was coming out. Then, my power chord went out. I am afraid as I don't know what happened here or what is the cause of...
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    Question First build struggle MSI H270

    Rebuilding with my son. New MSI H270, i7 6700k and 16g ddr 2133 (2×8g) double, triple and re checked again. No luck. Case lights, fans and board LEDs all work, but no boot. No usb ports work and no keyboard/mouse lights. Tried several times and used every available port but no...
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    Question Broken USB 3.0 Port, USB ports wont work, doesn’t display anything

    This is my very first build. I’m using a Prime B450M-A mobo and a Phanteks 300 Mid Tower. The graphics card (Geforce GTX 1080 super) and all fans run fine - the motherboard lights up, cooler fan runs. Case USBs dont work because USB 3.0 port is broken (a pin is out) and the USB’s connected to...
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    [SOLVED] First PC build, really confused

    Hi, Everything is new: sapphire rx5700xt, b450 aorus pro wifi (mini itx board- 3rd gen ready), using a HDMI cable to hook it up to my viewsonic monitor (to my gpu). I'm getting no display on my tv either. What I've done so far: Made sure all connections are solid, reset the CMOS using a...
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    [SOLVED] Possible short circuit

    I had plugged some LED lights into my MSI B360 Gaming plus motherboard while it was on (like a dumbass) immediately after I plugged it in everything shut off, now no matter what I do nothing is turning on, did I short circuit my board? And if I did what can I do to save it and is my CPU GPU and...
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    [SOLVED] First custom build keeps crashing

    Hi guys this is my first post and I hope it is in the right section but I'm in dire need of help. I will try to be as descriptive as possible and include as many details as I can. So About a week ago I built my very first computer to game with my friends (r6 siege, conterstrike etc.). However at...
  8. Question The first build, the first problem.

    Hello ladies and gentlemen! After many tutorials watched and reasearches I took my heart in my teeth and I bought the components needed to build my first gaming pc. These are the specs: CPU: AMD Ryzen 3 1200 GPU: PowerColor Red Devil RX570 4GB OC RAM: Team Group T-Force Delta RGB 8GB (2x4)...
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    [SOLVED] Need help!!! First time builder

    I plugged in every component of my pc and when I pressed the power button nothing turns on. Important info: Yes. I did make sure the power switch was on. Yes. It was plugged in to the wall. I unplugged front panel headers, cpu power, ram, mobo power. I made sure all of these cables were in...
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    Question First Build Issues

    ORIGINAL POST https://pcpartpicker.com/forums/topic/311121-first-build-motherboard-has-red-light-and-pc-will-not-boot: https://pcpartpicker.com/list/Zxdpkd This is my first build. After I set everything up it would not boot. The CPU cooler fan spins for a few seconds then shuts off then...
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    24" Monitor for Gaming/Modeling/Animation/Photoshop

    Hello everyone, i recently built a new PC that i will be using for Gaming, Modeling, Animation and a bit of Photoshop like stated in the title. To go with that PC i want to buy a new monitor and i will use my old one as a secondary/reference monitor for when i work on a project. I was looking...