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ASRock X370 Taichi Solid Green LED, won't turn on

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Posted · Original PosterOP

Hello. I got an RMA for a ASRock X370 Taichi which had flashing blue LEDs and Google deems that the MB was dead. Fast forward and the new RMA arrived today and now the LEDs are a solid green. It won't turn on at all. Fans, RAM LEDs, AIO LEDs, nothing will turn on. I cant find anything on Google about a solid Green LED coming from the motherboard. 

 

I have used 2 PSUs which work fine on other systems. 

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16 minutes ago, phongle123 said:

Hello. I got an RMA for a ASRock X370 Taichi which had flashing blue LEDs and Google deems that the MB was dead. Fast forward and the new RMA arrived today and now the LEDs are a solid green. It won't turn on at all. Fans, RAM LEDs, AIO LEDs, nothing will turn on. I cant find anything on Google about a solid Green LED coming from the motherboard. 

 

I have used 2 PSUs which work fine on other systems. 

What exactly do you mean by leds?

 


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this board doesn't have debug LEDs, I suppose that just means your ATX24pin is plugged in and has voltage. In other words, your problem is somewhere else on the board or even something other than the board.


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CPU: i7-2600K 4751MHz 1.44V (software) --> 1.4?V at the back of the socket Motherboard: Asrock Z77 Extreme4 (BCLK: 103.3MHz) CPU Cooler: Noctua NH-D15 RAM: Adata XPG 2x8GB DDR3 (XMP: 2133MHz 10-11-11-30 CR2, custom: 2203MHz 10-11-10-26 CR1 tRFC:230 tREFI:14000) GPU: Asus GTX 1070 Dual (Super Jetstream vbios, +70(2025-2088MHz)/+400(8.8Gbps)) SSD: Samsung 840 Pro 256GB (main boot drive), Transcend SSD370 128GB PSU: Seasonic X-660 80+ Gold Case: Antec P110 Silent, 5 intakes 1 exhaust Monitor: AOC G2460PF 1080p 144Hz (150Hz max w/ DP, 121Hz max w/ HDMI) TN panel Keyboard: Logitech G610 Orion (Cherry MX Blue) with SteelSeries Apex M260 keycaps Mouse: BenQ Zowie FK1

 

Model: HP Omen 17 17-an110ca CPU: i7-8750H (0.125V core & cache, 50mV SA undervolt) GPU: GTX 1060 6GB Mobile (+80/+450, 1650MHz~1750MHz 0.78V~0.85V) RAM: 8+8GB DDR4-2400 18-17-17-39 2T Storage: 1TB HP EX920 PCIe x4 M.2 SSD + 1TB Seagate 7200RPM 2.5" HDD (ST1000LM049-2GH172), 128GB Toshiba PCIe x2 M.2 SSD (KBG30ZMV128G) gone cooking externally Monitor: 1080p 126Hz IPS G-sync

 

Desktop benching:

Cinebench R15 Single thread:168 Multi-thread: 833 

SuperPi (v1.5 from Techpowerup, PI value output) 16K: 0.100s 1M: 8.255s 32M: 7m 45.93s

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26 minutes ago, Jurrunio said:

this board doesn't have debug LEDs, I suppose that just means your ATX24pin is plugged in and has voltage. In other words, your problem is somewhere else on the board or even something other than the board.

Plugged it in with no hardware with multiple working PSUs. Same problem. It should still turn in and show debug codes with just the 24 pin.

 

I'm also still using the MB inside of its foam that is used to protect the motherboard. I did not put it in a case bc I wanted to test it. Is that a problem? 

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6 minutes ago, phongle123 said:

Plugged it in with no hardware with multiple working PSUs. Same problem. It should still turn in and show debug codes with just the 24 pin.

 

I'm also still using the MB inside of its foam that is used to protect the motherboard. I did not put it in a case bc I wanted to test it. Is that a problem? 

Do you not have the 8 pin CPU Power plugged in?


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9 minutes ago, phongle123 said:

It should still turn in and show debug codes with just the 24 pin

as far as I know if the CPU isnt there or powered correctly, post code wont say anything.

 

Also you need a graphics card to see anything unless you're using an APU


"What's under the heatsink?" ep1, "Why it's not as good as it seem?" AMD fanboy edition out, episode 2 "Why my gaming board is a scam?" Intel fanboy edition coming soon (this is a link)

Hardware specs below

CPU: i7-2600K 4751MHz 1.44V (software) --> 1.4?V at the back of the socket Motherboard: Asrock Z77 Extreme4 (BCLK: 103.3MHz) CPU Cooler: Noctua NH-D15 RAM: Adata XPG 2x8GB DDR3 (XMP: 2133MHz 10-11-11-30 CR2, custom: 2203MHz 10-11-10-26 CR1 tRFC:230 tREFI:14000) GPU: Asus GTX 1070 Dual (Super Jetstream vbios, +70(2025-2088MHz)/+400(8.8Gbps)) SSD: Samsung 840 Pro 256GB (main boot drive), Transcend SSD370 128GB PSU: Seasonic X-660 80+ Gold Case: Antec P110 Silent, 5 intakes 1 exhaust Monitor: AOC G2460PF 1080p 144Hz (150Hz max w/ DP, 121Hz max w/ HDMI) TN panel Keyboard: Logitech G610 Orion (Cherry MX Blue) with SteelSeries Apex M260 keycaps Mouse: BenQ Zowie FK1

 

Model: HP Omen 17 17-an110ca CPU: i7-8750H (0.125V core & cache, 50mV SA undervolt) GPU: GTX 1060 6GB Mobile (+80/+450, 1650MHz~1750MHz 0.78V~0.85V) RAM: 8+8GB DDR4-2400 18-17-17-39 2T Storage: 1TB HP EX920 PCIe x4 M.2 SSD + 1TB Seagate 7200RPM 2.5" HDD (ST1000LM049-2GH172), 128GB Toshiba PCIe x2 M.2 SSD (KBG30ZMV128G) gone cooking externally Monitor: 1080p 126Hz IPS G-sync

 

Desktop benching:

Cinebench R15 Single thread:168 Multi-thread: 833 

SuperPi (v1.5 from Techpowerup, PI value output) 16K: 0.100s 1M: 8.255s 32M: 7m 45.93s

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Posted · Original PosterOP
7 minutes ago, Jurrunio said:

as far as I know if the CPU isnt there or powered correctly, post code wont say anything.

 

Also you need a graphics card to see anything unless you're using an APU

I have tried all of the typical things. Believe me. I've tried it with many combinations. 

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3 minutes ago, phongle123 said:

I have tried all of the typical things. Believe me. I've tried it with many combinations. 

any pictures? Because the more frustrated one is, the more stupid the error usually is


"What's under the heatsink?" ep1, "Why it's not as good as it seem?" AMD fanboy edition out, episode 2 "Why my gaming board is a scam?" Intel fanboy edition coming soon (this is a link)

Hardware specs below

CPU: i7-2600K 4751MHz 1.44V (software) --> 1.4?V at the back of the socket Motherboard: Asrock Z77 Extreme4 (BCLK: 103.3MHz) CPU Cooler: Noctua NH-D15 RAM: Adata XPG 2x8GB DDR3 (XMP: 2133MHz 10-11-11-30 CR2, custom: 2203MHz 10-11-10-26 CR1 tRFC:230 tREFI:14000) GPU: Asus GTX 1070 Dual (Super Jetstream vbios, +70(2025-2088MHz)/+400(8.8Gbps)) SSD: Samsung 840 Pro 256GB (main boot drive), Transcend SSD370 128GB PSU: Seasonic X-660 80+ Gold Case: Antec P110 Silent, 5 intakes 1 exhaust Monitor: AOC G2460PF 1080p 144Hz (150Hz max w/ DP, 121Hz max w/ HDMI) TN panel Keyboard: Logitech G610 Orion (Cherry MX Blue) with SteelSeries Apex M260 keycaps Mouse: BenQ Zowie FK1

 

Model: HP Omen 17 17-an110ca CPU: i7-8750H (0.125V core & cache, 50mV SA undervolt) GPU: GTX 1060 6GB Mobile (+80/+450, 1650MHz~1750MHz 0.78V~0.85V) RAM: 8+8GB DDR4-2400 18-17-17-39 2T Storage: 1TB HP EX920 PCIe x4 M.2 SSD + 1TB Seagate 7200RPM 2.5" HDD (ST1000LM049-2GH172), 128GB Toshiba PCIe x2 M.2 SSD (KBG30ZMV128G) gone cooking externally Monitor: 1080p 126Hz IPS G-sync

 

Desktop benching:

Cinebench R15 Single thread:168 Multi-thread: 833 

SuperPi (v1.5 from Techpowerup, PI value output) 16K: 0.100s 1M: 8.255s 32M: 7m 45.93s

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Posted · Original PosterOP

Ordered a used MB to test instead of waiting another month for RMA to send me another one. It is indeed a dead board. 

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