I could really use some swampie expertise on this one:
I bought a barebones PC kit from Tigerdirect yesterday. I assembled it today and the damn thing would not power on. I stripped it down to just motherboard and processor and it still won't power on!!!
I have done the following:
- Tested the power supply in another machine
- Tested the power switch for the case on another setup
- stripped out everything except motherboard and processor
and nothing happens. No lights, no fans spinning, no noise. Not even the light for "phantom power" (meaning power on via lan or usb) lights up. Now here's my question:
Do I need to return my motherboard or processor?
Both are Intel and I honestly can't believe that I purchased a dead component. The processor is an Intel Q6600 and the board is an Intel Desktop DG35EC.
Help me, swampies, you're my only hope!