With Arne on this one, do the simple stuff first.
CLEAR Cmos with all cables and bits removed from the motherboard, including your PSU power cables. Then hold he power button down for a few seconds to clear the caps of any stored charge.
Only now do a Clear CMos.
WaterKnight wrote:makes it sound like it could still work even after the accident...
So i managed to get 2x8GB of RAM working again.
Arne Saknussemm wrote:
Not sure what to suggest...
This makes it sound like it could still work even after the accident...
I guess I'd try stripping it down again and re-seating everything and make sure the cooling is not too tight or too loose