[SOLVED] OK I cannot get my system to post and im so lost

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OK so I wanted to upgrade my build after 4 and a half years and my new hardware is as follows:

-AMD Ryzen 9 5900X 3.7 GHz 12-Core Processor
-Corsair iCUE H100i RGB PRO XT 75 CFM Liquid CPU Cooler
- Asus ROG STRIX B550-F GAMING (WI-FI) ATX AM4 Motherboard
-G.Skill Trident Z Neo 32 GB (4 x 8 GB) DDR4-3600 CL16 Memory F4-3600-C18Q-32GTZN
-Asus GeForce RTX 3050 8GB 8 GB DUAL OC Video Card
-Seagate FireCuda 2 TB 2.5" 5400RPM Hybrid Internal Hard Drive as well as a Samsung 860 Evo 500 GB 2.5" Solid State Drive.

no matter what I do whether it be a bios flashback, a complete teardown and rebuild, cmos battery, and several replacement parts just in case one of them were defective and I can't get a post to save my life.

The only thing I know is the DRAM light on the motherboard will not go off. Please someone tell me its something so impossibly simple that I missed. HELP ME NERDS SUPERIOR!!
 
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I see your RAM is on the motherboards QVL so it should be compatible. What BIOS version have you tried to flash to? (for the 5900X, it needs to be flashed to at least version 1004.)
ok I've gotten to the boot screen but now the LED is green and im stuck on the boot screen. windows is on the ssd why would it not go to windows?
 
Ok so I need a new windows boot drive?
Its the same ssds from the last build, I thought the boot would recognize the Windows from the ssds?
"After motherboard change it's highly recommended to reinstall windows.
If you try to avoid this, then following issues can happen:
boot mode compatibility - system doesn't boot"

 
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"After motherboard change it's highly recommended to reinstall windows.
If you try to avoid this, then following issues can happen:
boot mode compatibility - system doesn't boot"

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So how do I reinstall? Does it erase one of my drives?
 
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So how do I reinstall? Does it erase one of my drives?
You can reinstall by creating a bootable USB flash drive using the Windows 10 Media Creation Tool and when installing choosing the "Upgrade: Install Windows and keep files, settings and applications" option.

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That can be fixed if needed but it's more work. Are there important files on your SSD you would like to keep, or are you willing to erase the SSD and do a fresh install of Windows? Doing a fresh install of Windows would be the quickest and easiest solution.
what if I bought a new drive? and fresh install to that? also will it make me re purchase a windows key?