Question Troubleshooting a new PC build

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I need help to troubleshoot my new and my first PC build. The PC fails to POST while the fans of CPU/case work. The PC restarts within a minute if I place the GPU on the motherboard. I did a few troubleshooting step and please inform if there are some unexpected incompatibilities, any requirement to do bios update or other things:
PC build: https://pcpartpicker.com/user/xenon2021/saved/#view=YBpjnQ
Troubleshooting so far: . Checking each RAM on each slot. . Connect monitor with HDMI to motherboard (without placing the GPU on motherboard). . Connecting monitor with HDMI to GPU. . Checking motherboard both inside case and out-of-case (on a wood table). . Checking all cables and connections, CPU, optimized thermal paste. . Removing motherboard battery and placing it after a minute (the PC was off).
Does the PSU provide sufficient power? Shall I upgrade it to provide larger current? The PSU fan does not spin. Is it normal?
PS1: I purchased components via Amazon/Newegg recently and some might be returnable. Some can be only replaced (CPU, GPU). PS2: I do not have any other desktop to double check the health of each component. Is it feasible to do some checking with laptop?
 
Jan 14, 2023
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Thanks for the comments. I did bios update based on the youtube guide above, to the latest version (F21, release date: 2022/11/15):
https://www.gigabyte.com/Motherboard/B660M-AORUS-PRO-AX-DDR4-rev-1x/support#support-dl-bios

I guess, I did the bios update correctly. I kept CPU/RAM on board and it took ~5-10min to update the bios and afterward, it turned off automatically.

Anyway, it still does not post. It keeps restarting after a minute and this time, there is no GPU on it.

It might be a faulty motherboard. Do you recommend any other motherboard that can be compatible to this CPU and does not require a bios update? Is there a way to check whether it is motherboard, CPU or RAM issue?
 

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Thanks for the comments. I did bios update based on the youtube guide above, to the latest version (F21, release date: 2022/11/15):
https://www.gigabyte.com/Motherboard/B660M-AORUS-PRO-AX-DDR4-rev-1x/support#support-dl-bios

I guess, I did the bios update correctly. I kept CPU/RAM on board and it took ~5-10min to update the bios and afterward, it turned off automatically.

Anyway, it still does not post. It keeps restarting after a minute and this time, there is no GPU on it.

It might be a faulty motherboard. Do you recommend any other motherboard that can be compatible to this CPU and does not require a bios update? Is there a way to check whether it is motherboard, CPU or RAM issue?
https://www.newegg.com/p/N82E16813145422

https://www.newegg.com/p/N82E16813119623

https://www.newegg.com/p/N82E16813119622

https://www.newegg.com/p/N82E16813144583

https://www.newegg.com/p/N82E16813144584

https://www.newegg.com/p/N82E16813144587
 
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