Question New build wont boot and MSI Ez Debug CPU Light is on ?

Jan 19, 2021
Hi guys,

Currently in the process of a new PC build, when i tried to boot for the first time the monitor was displaying no signal i then checked on the motherboard and there was a white LED that was on which indicated that the 'CPU was not detected or fail'. I have since i have extensively tried a fair amount of troubleshooting which has ended up with the same result, all component lights come with fans spinning as well. I have tried to breadboard the system outside of the case aswell with no luck. I am pretty certain that i have come to a conclusion that is could either be the CPU or motherboard failing but i am not certain as i haven't got any other CPUs of the same socket to test the motherboard. I have also for physical issues like bent pins and there seems to be none.
Im not sure how to isolate the faulty component of the system?

i7-10700k LGA1200
Gigabyte RTX 3080 Gaming OC
MSI MPG Z490 Gaming Plus
16GB Gskill Trident Z Neo DDR4-3600MHz
850W Seasonic focus plus gold
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