Question Motherboard is on, fans won’t turn on, power button does nothing

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perrynick17

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if you have a second build start swapping parts out one at a time with the ones you have until you get that one not to turn on i would start with the power supply first
 

perrynick17

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you didn't break or bend those pins on the CPU I hope try taking the CPU in and out of the motherboard a few times and putting it back in some times the pins wont make a good connection
 
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you didn't break or bend those pins on the CPU I hope try taking the CPU in and out of the motherboard a few times and putting it back in some times the pins wont make a good connection
I didn't, I was super careful and it went in cleanly each time.

if you have a second build start swapping parts out one at a time with the ones you have until you get that one not to turn on i would start with the power supply first
I don't have a second build, this is my first one.
 
Let me know if this isn't legible!
That huge cpu fan is covering up everything. Can't really see anything in that photo.
BTW - it's a really weird choice to put mITX board in ATX size pc case.

I'd suggest you wait until all parts are available. GPU is essential. Without it you can't start your pc.
Monitor is necessary as well (obviously).
There's no need to start thinking about returning parts, until you can test them properly.

When you get all your parts,
disconnect everything not essential:
sata cable, sata power to drive (HDD or SSD),​
system fan,​
USB connector​
Audio connector.​
Disconnect FP connector, connect power button cables only (double check manual for correct placement).
Connect pc beeper, if you have one. This will help diagnosing, if there' s an issue.

Can't see in that photo, if ram is installed. Ram is necessary.
GPU is essential. You have to install that too. Connect power to gpu, connect monitor.

Only then start your pc.
 
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That huge cpu fan is covering up everything. Can't really see anything in that photo.
BTW - it's a really weird choice to put mITX board in ATX size pc case.

I'd suggest you wait until all parts are available. GPU is essential. Without it you can't start your pc.
Monitor is necessary as well (obviously).
There's no need to start thinking about returning parts, until you can test them properly.

When you get all your parts,
disconnect everything not essential:
sata cable, sata power to drive (HDD or SSD),​
system fan,​
USB connector​
Audio connector.​
Disconnect FP connector, connect power button cables only (double check manual for correct placement).
Connect pc beeper, if you have one. This will help diagnosing, if there' s an issue.

Can't see in that photo, if ram is installed. Ram is necessary.
GPU is essential. You have to install that too. Connect power to gpuConnect monitor.

Only then start your pc.
Okay, you're right definetly getting a little ahead of myself. Thank you for the help!

I was kinda surprised at the size of the motherboard, too. I thought I was getting a regular sized one.
 
Aug 2, 2021
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That huge cpu fan is covering up everything. Can't really see anything in that photo.
BTW - it's a really weird choice to put mITX board in ATX size pc case.

I'd suggest you wait until all parts are available. GPU is essential. Without it you can't start your pc.
Monitor is necessary as well (obviously).
There's no need to start thinking about returning parts, until you can test them properly.

When you get all your parts,
disconnect everything not essential:
sata cable, sata power to drive (HDD or SSD),​
system fan,​
USB connector​
Audio connector.​
Disconnect FP connector, connect power button cables only (double check manual for correct placement).
Connect pc beeper, if you have one. This will help diagnosing, if there' s an issue.

Can't see in that photo, if ram is installed. Ram is necessary.
GPU is essential. You have to install that too. Connect power to gpu, connect monitor.

Only then start your pc.

Hello! I’m back.
So I actually have all my parts now and they are all installed. So my computer should power on now. But it doesn’t. I really can’t tell what’s wrong, everything is plugged in, all the cords in the right places.
 

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