Starting up custom-built PC for 1st time

Asus M4a79xtd evo motherboard
March 6, 2010 at 20:36:12
Specs: Windows 7, amd phantom 2
i Just started up my comp for the first time all
the fans and light work, but the screen dose
not do anything, can someone help?
i have a Asus M4A79XTD EVO Motherboard,
and a HIS 4670 graphics card, AMD Phenom
II X4 955 Black Edition Deneb 3.2GHz Socket
AM3 125W Quad-Core Processor, and
G.SKILL Ripjaws Series 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-
Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600.

and i am bench testing.. please help

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March 7, 2010 at 07:00:14
OK, you say you're benchtesting, so obviously you have your motherboard outside of the case, sitting on a non-conductive surface such as the motherboard box?

You should have the CPU & heatsink installed, one stick of RAM & the video card. The power supply's 24-pin plug & 4-pin plug should be connected, the monitor connected to the video card & a keyboard plugged into the PS/2 port (not USB). And if your board doesn't have a built-in speaker, an old case speaker should be connected to allow you to hear any beep codes. Nothing else is required.

Switch on the monitor, switch on the power supply, then use the tip of a screwdriver to short the 2 pins that the case's power switch would normally connect to. The fans should then spin up & the ASUS splash screen should come up on the monitor. If it doesn't, double check all your connections.

BTW, you didn't list your power supply or it's specs. What brand is it? How many watts & what are the amperage specs?

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March 7, 2010 at 09:30:26
I have a Corsair TX750 W power supply, the one this i noticed
that i didn't have was a 4 pin plug on the power supply.. but there
is some 6 pin.. when i tried plugging this in it dose not start at
all.. the lights just flash, but never starts up.

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March 7, 2010 at 09:38:53
Connectors 1 x Main connector (20+4Pin)
1 x 12V(4/8Pin)
8 x peripheral
8 x SATA
2 x Floppy
4 x PCI-E

It's the 12V 4/8 pin connector that Jam mentioned. I got these specs off the newegg site.

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March 7, 2010 at 09:59:10
"It's the 12V 4/8 pin connector that Jam mentioned"

Yep, that's it. And since your board only has a 4-pin ATX12V connector, you'll need to split the 8-pin plug into 2 x 4-pin & use one of them. They *should* unclip from each other.

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March 7, 2010 at 10:45:22
true i was abt to say the same thing haha but i read the wut jam and grasshopper wrote so thats it

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March 7, 2010 at 12:05:30
Thanks guys all i had to do is split that 8 into 4. just like you
said.. haha

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