Hi everyone. I am not sure II in the right place to be posting this period just let me know if I am not. Ive been building my own rigs for the past 15 years. Always with the latest hardware. Haven't built a system in 5 years though. Alot has changed. I've been piecemealing a new system since October/2020 due to the lack of hardware availability between Microcenter. I finally got the last 2 parts from the store. A week ago I purchased the AMD RYZEN 5950X CPU, Seasonic 850 watt PSU, ROG STRIX 3070 GPU and a Gigabyte X570 Aorus Master motherboard with 64GB (4x16GB) of Trident Z RAM (CL16) x4 DIMMS. After assembling it all nothing happened the 1st couple of times I dropped the CPU in the motherboard and the heatsink. So I did a little reading and found out I had to update the BIOS without the CPU, RAM, GPU or anything else plugged in, besides the PSU plugged into the motherboard, using the Qplus feature button and a USB stick with the newly downloaded ROM file from Gigabyte's website. I got the ROM file, renamed it to GIGABYTE.BIN, copied it over to the USB stick and inserted it into the back of the motherboard's BIOS/USB slot. I did that, it took about 3 minutes, when the USB drive stopped flashing. Still nothing happens. If I remove the 5950X CPU and flip the power to On, on the PSU, the motherboard power LED lights up along with the RGB on the DIMMS and the rest of the case. I put the CPU back in place, lock it up and nothing happens again. I've already gone through a whole tube of CPU thermal paste trying different things. What else can I do? Any help would be great.
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