Question CPU Debug Light on - Troubleshooting New PC Build

Aug 6, 2019

MSI 470x Gaming Plus MOBA
Ryzen 3600X
Gigabyte Radeon RX Vega 56
Samsong 970 Evo Plus M.2
Silicone Power 32GB Ram 3200mhz

I am receiving a CPU light on the debug section of the motherboard and am failing to boot into bios.

I have assembled this to my knowledge, correctly. All cords are attached securely and multiple PSUs have been tested. Fans power on - with exception of the GPU.

I have checked that the board is properly spaced from the case , the heatsink is securely attached. I checked for bent pins or improper seating on cpu, it was fine.

I have tested each ram slot, I have booted without m.2 attached and with.

I have attempted breadboxing and followed the guide at

I cannot figure out what is wrong and am beginning to wonder if a component is defective. The question now is Motherboard or CPU.

If it is not defective, why else would I receive the cpu error light?

Is there anything I may be missing. Has anybody seen similar issues perhaps with this motherboard particularly?

Any pointers would be greatly appreciated.

Apologies if this is the wrong section to post this.