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  1. #1
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    Apr 2015

    Maximus IX won't first time boot

    I Have just assembled a Maximus IX with i7 processor, 16GB 3000MHz Vengence DDR4, Corsair H115i Pro water cooler.
    The system will not go into first time POST.
    When power is turned on the effect/mood lighting works, BIOS 1 light comes on along with the internal "START" button light and "RESET" button light.
    Pressing the front case start, the internal start, internal and external reset, BIOS switch, Memory OK, SAFE BOOT and RETRY buttons have no effect.
    I have also tried enabling LN2 jumper mode with no effect.
    I have also tried removing individualr RAM modules and double checked the CPU installation.
    I have also double checked all power connectors.
    I am not using an M.2 SSD and have not therefore installed the adaptor board into the DIMM.2 slot.
    I am lost for ideas and hope it is not a faulty mother board or CPU.
    Any help would obviously be greatly apreciated.

  2. #2
    Banned Array JustinThyme PC Specs
    JustinThyme PC Specs
    Laptop (Model)G752VY-DH72
    MotherboardRampage VI Extreme
    ProcessorI9 9940X
    Memory (part number)64GB DDR4 8x8 Corsair Dominator Platinum 3800 MHz @ C17
    Graphics Card #1ASUS Strix 2080Ti O11G @ 2.1GHz
    Graphics Card #2ASUS Strix 2080Ti O11G @ 2.1Ghz
    Graphics Card #3ROG Nvlink
    Graphics Card #4Have to feed animals
    Sound CardExternal Audioengine D1 24 bit 192kbps DAC
    MonitorASUS PG348Q @ 100Hz
    Storage #1Intel 905P 480GB U2 flavor
    Storage #2Samsung 850 EVO 1TB X2 in RAID 0, 960 PRO 1TB DIMM.2_1
    CPU CoolerHeatKiller IV PRO and VRM blocks ,Dual D5 PWM serial, 2X 480, 1X 360 RADS
    CasePhanteks Enthoo Elite 8X LL120 PWM, 3X LL140 PWM, 12 SP120 PWM 1x AF140 PWM
    Power SupplyCorsair AX 1500i
    Keyboard ASUS Claymore
    Mouse ASUS Spatha, Logitech MX Master
    Headset Sennheiser HD 700
    Mouse Pad ASUS ROG Sheath
    Headset/Speakers Audioengine A5+ with SVS SB-1000 Sub
    OS Win10 Pro 1809
    Network RouterNetGear NightHawk X10
    Accessory #1 NetGear Prosafe 10GBe Switch
    Accessory #2 Qnap TVS-682 NAS modded with I7 CPU

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    Nov 2013

    So no post, not even into BIOS?

    First try clear CMOS and if still nothing....

    Remove from case and try it on the box. Could be a short in the case. Also try a known good PSU.

  3. #3
    ROG Member Array Angelicjack PC Specs
    Angelicjack PC Specs
    MotherboardAsus ROG Maximus IX Extreme
    Processori5 7600K
    Memory (part number)Corsair Vengance LPX 32GB
    Graphics Card #1ASUS ROG STRIX GTX 1080
    MonitorMSI Optix G27C
    Storage #1Samsung SSD 256GB
    Storage #2Sandisk SSD 1TB
    CPU CoolerCustom Waterloop
    CaseCorsair Carbide Air 540
    Keyboard Razer Black WIdow Chroma
    Mouse Razer Deathadder Chroma
    Headset Steelseries Siberia 650
    Mouse Pad Razer Firefly Chroma
    OS Win 10
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    Jan 2019

    Mabey a stupid solution but i have read it so many times. But did you check your stand offs? Are they all present? It might be a stupid thing to ask but you never know.

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