I could use some help figuring out where I went wrong

So, I started building a mid-budget gaming computer, and it is not booting up. I have created a list of the basic parts (CPU, RAM, PSU, motherboard) I put into it at pcpartpicker, which I will link here: link. Now, on to the issues I am having.

When I first pressed the power button, the fans spun and the lights glowed for about a half second before switching off. I then took everything apart and hooked it together on a wooden surface outside the case. I did not connect a video cable. This time, the lights and fans stayed on, and it showed all signs of life (or as close to it as a computer can get). So, I carefully put everything back together. When I plugged it into the monitor, there was no video, and the monitor went into power saving mode. I tried several cables and monitors, and I even went so far as to plug it into my living room tv. All to no avail.

I should note also that when I plugged my keyboard into the usb port on the back of the motherboard that it did not seem to have any power. No caps lock light or num lock light.

Please help me. I am completely lost.
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  1. Can you take a picture and post it on imgur or something
    Reply to WiiUMasterGman
  2. WiiUMasterGman said:
    Can you take a picture and post it on imgur or something


    Here you go! https://imgur.com/a/SXAQh
    I'm not sure how helpful this will be though.
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  3. It can't see much it's too shaky. I'd suspect a faulty GPU or PSU. You could try both of them in a different PC
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  4. WiiUMasterGman said:
    It can't see much it's too shaky. I'd suspect a faulty GPU or PSU. You could try both of them in a different PC


    I don't think the issue is the PSU, as it is pretty much brand new. As for the graphics card, I have tried multiple graphics cards in it and none have worked.
    Reply to catkraze2
  5. OK so you have tried multiple GPUs in your system. Have your tried using a different PSU? It could be the motherboard. IDK how but in my friends computer he was having the same problem. I never figured out why it didn't work.
    Reply to WiiUMasterGman
  6. What are your full system specs especially PSU? Sounds like you could have got a dead PSU.
    Reply to g-unit1111
  7. I figured it out. Somehow some CPU socket pins got bent. I have replaced the motherboard and everything is working now.
    Reply to catkraze2
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