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New build, solid red light on DRAM

JarJarJamal
  • 12 months ago

2600x MSI B450M GAMING PLUS XFX 580 CXM 550 PSU 2x4 G Skill ram 2666 NZXT H400

Just got finished plugging everything in, first boot up got solid red light and no signal on the monitor. Tried restarting and still solid red on DRAM. Not on cpu, vga, etc. No answers on the internet I don’t know why. Is it possible cables may have been reversed or something? Help please

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  • 12 months ago
  • 1 point

Do you have a graphics card?

  • 12 months ago
  • 1 point

Try to reseat (remove and put back in) the RAM sticks to rule out a bad contact. Also make sure to use the correct slots (refrer to the manual, usually it goes in slots 2 and 4, sometimes 1 & 3). In case you can‘t get it working do a CMOS reset/clear. To do so unplug the PSU, push the power button, then remove the CMOS battery (silver button cell) for a few minutes and then put it back in. Now try again and incase it still doesn’t work also try with one stick of RAM at a time. First with the slot mentioned in the manual, then with the others. Try to to isolate the issue to a stick of RAM or a RAM slot on the mainboard. Should it be a slot, reseat the CPU aswell because the RAM controller is inside the CPU and has direct connenctions to the RAM slots.

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