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SG41J1 Plus V2 no graphic signal

Hello everyone,
I just bought the following system:

- SG41J1 Plus V2
- 2x 4GB DDR3-1066 modules
- Intel Duo Processor E8500
(HDD and DVD Rom probably not the cause for the issue!?)

I plugged in everything and powered up the system - and it stays just pitch black. Monitor (connected to the onboard VGA port) says "no signal" and goes to standby. I have tried to swap the memory modules, put in just one, swapped that again, but no luck so far.

Checked this post
http://www.experts-exchange.com/Hardware/Components/Motherboards/Q_26407869.html
but since the CPU does not have PINs anymore ;)

Also checked this post
http://www.experts-exchange.com/Hardware/Components/Motherboards/A_1945-Short-overview-of-how-to-troubleshoot-bad-hardware-when-a-pc-does-not-post.html
=> RAM has been swapped
=> other components (HDD) do get power as they start spinning. No power as it seems for e.g. keyboard
=> monitor is ok, works fine on a different PC
=> cannot swap CPU

So far I am pretty much lost. It's not the first system I ran into problems with when putting them together, but the first one I am stuck at this early point in time. So any help would be appreciated!!

Cheers!
paux
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nobusCommented:
tx for using my article !
you can best try with a video card :  http://www.shuttleshop.nl/ssconfig.php?system=1008
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pauxAuthor Commented:
Hi,

thanks for your response.

Not sure what you have been wanting to tell me with the URL you sent as I was not planning on buying a new graphic card just for testing purposes ;)
I did find an old WinFast 8600GT and connected that one to the PCI-E slot getting the same results as before. No signal :(
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nobusCommented:
is it enabled in the bios?

the link only shows what you can add...sorry, should have been more clear on that
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pauxAuthor Commented:
I do not even get to the bios. I cannot see "anything" - just no signal from monitor, VGA and DVI tested. And no worries about not being more clear about the link ;) figured that one out :)
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nobusCommented:
i wpuld just put in any video card you have around to test.
otherwise -  consider it bad - DOA
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pauxAuthor Commented:
Yes, I only have the WinFast 8600GT here to test actually. But since I did now spend the entire weekend on testing, I will return it DOA. Thanks for the hints anyhow!
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pauxAuthor Commented:
Accepted DOA.
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nobusCommented:
tx for feedback!
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