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I recently purchased a motherboard with my graphics card and CPU. After installing everything, it starts up, but there is no output. When I stripped down to just the power supply, motherboard, and CPU, it doesn't beep like there is no RAM, but all the fans and lights come on.

Is this DOA? I just want to be sure.

MB: Asrock 990fx extreme3
Graphics: amd radeon 7870 ghz oc edition
CPU: amd fx 8320 black edition

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What do you mean by "there is no output"? –  Moses Oct 2 '13 at 20:59
    
When you remove the RAM, does it beep then? –  user3463 Oct 2 '13 at 21:50
    
No it does not beep. –  P.J. Oct 2 '13 at 22:02

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The 8320 CPU is not supported by the ASRock 990FX Extreme3 motherboard. You can find the complete support list on ASRock's web site.

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Which means, essentially, that it acts like there is no CPU. –  Debra Oct 3 '13 at 1:20
    
There are many people using this board with the 8320 "Please check the BIOS version lable on the BIOS chip is 1.30 or newer to support FX-8320." AsRock SUPPORT From newegg.com/Product/… So it looks like the list might not be updated. (wouldnt be the first time) –  Psycogeek Oct 3 '13 at 2:56
    
Looks like I may have overlooked this I did consider it but i forgot before i submitted the RMA well I will see in a weeks time. Thank you I just assumed that the Bios were up to date... –  P.J. Oct 3 '13 at 3:39

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