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I havn't found any other place to post general computer problems, so I posted it here since I have an AMD graphics card... So, I just did some general maintenance on my PC, including placing a rubber anti-static mat between my PSU and back of case, I hooked in a LED fan light power cable into a 3-pin fan power connector, I flipped a side fan around, I put an external e-SATA port cable into the 2nd SATA port on my board, and I switched some audio cables in the I/O ports on the back (probably has nothing to do with prob. but just stating anyways). I press the power button, and everything starts but then it immediately shuts down after about .8 seconds. I have to flip the PSU power switch on the back of the PSU then turn it on again to get it to work again, finding that "working again" only repeats the .8 second "power surge". Basically, IT WILL NOT START! I checked everything I could, I reseated the RAM thrice, undid all of the internal cable work, and still, it won't start. Anyone have any suggestions??? Thanks in advance! Need Help!
My PC
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
AMD 64 X2 (AM2)@3.1Ghz Gateway ECS MCP61PM-AM Radeon HD4350 Silicon Mountain 2GB DDR2 
Hard DriveOSMonitorPower
Seagate 320GB Windows 7 x64/Windows XP x86/Ubuntu x64 HP 18.5 in. Brightview X2 Diablotek 600 watt DA series 
CaseMouse
Cooler Master HAF 922 Microsoft intellipoint 
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AMD 64 X2 (AM2)@3.1Ghz Gateway ECS MCP61PM-AM Radeon HD4350 Silicon Mountain 2GB DDR2 
Hard DriveOSMonitorPower
Seagate 320GB Windows 7 x64/Windows XP x86/Ubuntu x64 HP 18.5 in. Brightview X2 Diablotek 600 watt DA series 
CaseMouse
Cooler Master HAF 922 Microsoft intellipoint 
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post #2 of 5
make sure all the data cables are seated properly and not bent too much, also make sure the board is not touching any part of the case, meaning the back mainly, also remove the mat and see what happens, just try it even though it seems like it wouldnt fix the problem
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i5 2500K Msi P67A - G45 Asus Direct CU HD5850 CF 4GB Kingston HyperX DDR3 1600mhz 
Hard DriveOptical DriveMonitorPower
Ocz Vertex 2 60GB/WD 320GB 7200RPM sata drive Lg DVD RW I Inc 28"(27.5) Corsair HX650W 
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Hard DriveOptical DriveMonitorPower
Ocz Vertex 2 60GB/WD 320GB 7200RPM sata drive Lg DVD RW I Inc 28"(27.5) Corsair HX650W 
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OMG A DIABLOTEK RUN!!!! In all seriousness those diablotek psu are total **** and you need to get a new psu now. That is most likely causing your comp to not start up...
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Intel 4930k Asus Rampage IV Black edition Powercolor 7870 PCS+ Sapphire 7950 
RAMHard DriveHard DriveHard Drive
16gb 2133mhz G.Skill Sniper  Kingston SSD Western Digital R4 Seagate Barracuda 
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EK Supremacy acetyl/Nickel XSPC EX240 Phobya DC-12 400 Windows 7 
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Asus 23.5" Corsair K70 Antec True Power Quattro 850w Coolermaster Storm Trooper 
MouseMouse PadAudioAudio
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Hifiman HE-400 
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Intel Core i7 2600K Asrock Extreme 6 Z77 PowerColor 7870 PCS+ MYST Corsair Vengeance 
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Corsair Vengeance 30gb Kingston SSD 500gb seagate Western Digital R4 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingCooling
Seagate Barracuda Lite-on 18x Danger Den TDX XSPC EX240 
CoolingOSOSOS
Phobya DC12-400 Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit Windows 8 pro 64bit Ubuntu 
MonitorMonitorKeyboardPower
Asus VH236H Acer V203W Logitech Business class Antec Truepower Quattro 850w 
CaseMouseMouse PadAudio
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsGraphics
Intel 4930k Asus Rampage IV Black edition Powercolor 7870 PCS+ Sapphire 7950 
RAMHard DriveHard DriveHard Drive
16gb 2133mhz G.Skill Sniper  Kingston SSD Western Digital R4 Seagate Barracuda 
CoolingCoolingCoolingOS
EK Supremacy acetyl/Nickel XSPC EX240 Phobya DC-12 400 Windows 7 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
Asus 23.5" Corsair K70 Antec True Power Quattro 850w Coolermaster Storm Trooper 
MouseMouse PadAudioAudio
Logitech G400 Steelseries QCK Schiit Magni Schiit Modi 
Audio
Hifiman HE-400 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core i7 2600K Asrock Extreme 6 Z77 PowerColor 7870 PCS+ MYST Corsair Vengeance 
RAMHard DriveHard DriveHard Drive
Corsair Vengeance 30gb Kingston SSD 500gb seagate Western Digital R4 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingCooling
Seagate Barracuda Lite-on 18x Danger Den TDX XSPC EX240 
CoolingOSOSOS
Phobya DC12-400 Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit Windows 8 pro 64bit Ubuntu 
MonitorMonitorKeyboardPower
Asus VH236H Acer V203W Logitech Business class Antec Truepower Quattro 850w 
CaseMouseMouse PadAudio
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yea it sounds like a bad psu to me. (no pun intended) ive never heard of that brand but i hae had issues like you are having before. both times it was on a lower end system and it was the psu.
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Phenom 2 955 Asus Crosshair III Formula 2 x Asus 6970 8 GB Patriot Viper DDR3 1600 
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Intel X25-M 160GB SSD / WD 640GB Black AALS Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit 3 x Dell U2410 MS Ergo 4000 
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Originally Posted by Rogue71 View Post
yea it sounds like a bad psu to me. (no pun intended) ive never heard of that brand but i hae had issues like you are having before. both times it was on a lower end system and it was the psu.
you never heard of it because they suck that much. no one should even think about touching one of them.
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Up and running!!
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsGraphics
Intel 4930k Asus Rampage IV Black edition Powercolor 7870 PCS+ Sapphire 7950 
RAMHard DriveHard DriveHard Drive
16gb 2133mhz G.Skill Sniper  Kingston SSD Western Digital R4 Seagate Barracuda 
CoolingCoolingCoolingOS
EK Supremacy acetyl/Nickel XSPC EX240 Phobya DC-12 400 Windows 7 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
Asus 23.5" Corsair K70 Antec True Power Quattro 850w Coolermaster Storm Trooper 
MouseMouse PadAudioAudio
Logitech G400 Steelseries QCK Schiit Magni Schiit Modi 
Audio
Hifiman HE-400 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core i7 2600K Asrock Extreme 6 Z77 PowerColor 7870 PCS+ MYST Corsair Vengeance 
RAMHard DriveHard DriveHard Drive
Corsair Vengeance 30gb Kingston SSD 500gb seagate Western Digital R4 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingCooling
Seagate Barracuda Lite-on 18x Danger Den TDX XSPC EX240 
CoolingOSOSOS
Phobya DC12-400 Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit Windows 8 pro 64bit Ubuntu 
MonitorMonitorKeyboardPower
Asus VH236H Acer V203W Logitech Business class Antec Truepower Quattro 850w 
CaseMouseMouse PadAudio
CoolerMaster Storm trooper Logitech G400 Steelseries QCK MOH edition Audio-Technica AD-700 
AudioAudioOther
Creative Soundblaster z Sony XB-800 Logysis white cold cathodes 
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I is bad@naming
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Up and running!!
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsGraphics
Intel 4930k Asus Rampage IV Black edition Powercolor 7870 PCS+ Sapphire 7950 
RAMHard DriveHard DriveHard Drive
16gb 2133mhz G.Skill Sniper  Kingston SSD Western Digital R4 Seagate Barracuda 
CoolingCoolingCoolingOS
EK Supremacy acetyl/Nickel XSPC EX240 Phobya DC-12 400 Windows 7 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
Asus 23.5" Corsair K70 Antec True Power Quattro 850w Coolermaster Storm Trooper 
MouseMouse PadAudioAudio
Logitech G400 Steelseries QCK Schiit Magni Schiit Modi 
Audio
Hifiman HE-400 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core i7 2600K Asrock Extreme 6 Z77 PowerColor 7870 PCS+ MYST Corsair Vengeance 
RAMHard DriveHard DriveHard Drive
Corsair Vengeance 30gb Kingston SSD 500gb seagate Western Digital R4 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingCooling
Seagate Barracuda Lite-on 18x Danger Den TDX XSPC EX240 
CoolingOSOSOS
Phobya DC12-400 Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit Windows 8 pro 64bit Ubuntu 
MonitorMonitorKeyboardPower
Asus VH236H Acer V203W Logitech Business class Antec Truepower Quattro 850w 
CaseMouseMouse PadAudio
CoolerMaster Storm trooper Logitech G400 Steelseries QCK MOH edition Audio-Technica AD-700 
AudioAudioOther
Creative Soundblaster z Sony XB-800 Logysis white cold cathodes 
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