New Computer Build Does Not Boot

I have a new computer build and it does not seem to be working.  I push the power button and all the fans start spinning, the processor is clearly getting hot (when I put the fan on the processor it was solid and now some of the compound is on the processor) and the hard drive and cd drive spin, but it does not go beyond that.  I, unfortunately, do not have a system speaker (I have random Dell computers, but the speakers on those are five pin and this motherboard has four pins).  I plugged the computer into both a vga and hdmi video port but nothing displays at all.  The motherboard is: GA-78LMT-USB3 R2 with an FX-8300 AMD processor and 16 GB of 1333mhz DDR3 memory.  The case, not that it matters, I don't think is: ROSEWILL Micro ATX Mini Tower Computer Case, Steel and plastic computer case with 1x 80mm rear fan, Top I/O ports: 1x USB3.0, 2x USB 2.0 and Audio In/Out ports (SRM-01).
aclaus225Asked:
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nobusCommented:
often there's a standoff mounting stud which grounds a system line, so i suggest to remove the motherboard, and verify if all standoff's correspond to a screw hole.
here's how i go with non booting systems :
http://www.experts-exchange.com/Hardware/Components/Motherboards/A_1945.html                  (Short-overview-of-how-to-troubleshoot-bad-hardware-when-a-pc-does-not-post)
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Tiborg GuaranaIT beginsCommented:
Try taking out RAMS, do you have integrated graphic card? Try connecting with integrated graphic card or try to reassemble graphic card.
As far as I understand everything seems to be working fine except you get no picture?
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aclaus225Author Commented:
Graphics are integrated in the motherboard.  This is the second set of RAM I have used and I have tried all the slots.
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Tiborg GuaranaIT beginsCommented:
These are some other starting options you can check, which I think you already did but still:

Verify "everything" is seated and plugged in.

Try a different cable.

Verify the monitor is OK.

If you have another graphic card try to use it.

Thats all from me.
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John TsioumprisSoftware & Systems EngineerCommented:
check at first your power cabling and if not try a different  psu
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noxchoGlobal Support CoordinatorCommented:
Well, if everything is turning on but there is still no video signal then I would suspect that onboard videocontroller chip is bad. Can you take temporarily videocard and try it on this machine?
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EirmanChief Operations ManagerCommented:
Does your keyboard have a CAPS Lock Led?
Does it toggle on/off when you toggle the Caps Lock key?

(Ditto for Num Lock)
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nobusCommented:
and if you hold the power button - does it turn off the fans?
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aclaus225Author Commented:
Alright, plugging in an external keyboard no lights ever toggle on and off.  Pushing the power button again will turn off the machine.  All the fans are spinning on everything (I have a Blackmagic Card for video capture that has a fan built into it and that card's fan is also spinning).  I plugged in the only video card I have, a video splitter and that does not show video either.  

The power supply that I have is a Thermaltake 500W.  Is it possible that I have too much wattage?  Other than that I am not sure how the power supply could be bad if it is powering on all the fans and drives.
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nobusCommented:
it's unlikely you need more than 300 W imo; modern cpu's tend to use less Watts
did you follow my suggestions in the article i linked to ?  that should point out quickly what's bad
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aclaus225Author Commented:
I ordered the wrong memory for this motherboard.  Apparently I had ordered server memory instead of desktop memory.  My supplier has two different lines and it turns out that I just ordered from the wrong line.  I have put other memory in the machine and it boots wonderfully now.
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noxchoGlobal Support CoordinatorCommented:
Then Tiborg deserves the points because he pointed you to RAM.
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aclaus225Author Commented:
I am not against splitting the points.  I followed instructions from nobus as far as taking the computer out and starting with just the motherboard and power supply then moved on from there.  In fact, I tried to split the points, but I could only choose a best solution, not any assisted solutions.
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Tiborg GuaranaIT beginsCommented:
Funny thing is, you said in second reply :
This is the second set of RAM I have used and I have tried all the slots.

Looks like you lied to yourself :)

Still anyway PC is working what is the most important thing!
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