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Nothing happens when I press the power button. Need help.

post #1 of 13
Thread Starter 
Hi guys,

First of all heres my computer's specs:

Corsair HX 850W PSU
Intel Core# i7 Quad Processor i7-950
Corsair Dominator DHX+ DDR3 1600MHz 8GB
ASUS Rampage III Extreme, Socket-1366

Heres what happened, yesterday my computer worked fine it had no problems, when I went to bed, my computer goes into hibernation mode after period of time. When I woke up today, I usually click on the mouse button for it to wake up. It did just that, but my screen wasnt waking up, so I held down the power button and I shut it off. 15 minutes later I came back to turn it on and now it aint starting up, no fans are spinning the lights are on, I checked the rams if they were mysteriously gotten loose which is a bit of a long stretch, have to say I'm a bit frustrated.

Can anyone shed some light of what I should do next?

Any help is appreciated, thank you.
post #2 of 13
Can you tell if the PSU is getting power? Any LED's anywhere?
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post #3 of 13
it sounds like its the psu
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post #4 of 13
Thread Starter 
Only thing I can say is the motherboard's LEDs is ON every time I put in the power chord into the PSU and hit the I/O switch. ROG light (fan) turns on and fades off again in a cycle. And Start and reset button on the MBs interior shines and some other lamps (orange) is on.
post #5 of 13
Try clearing the CMOS.
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post #6 of 13
Thread Starter 
Okay, bit of progress here. I plugged the power chord out, even took out the battery. Waited 15-20 minutes, put back the battery, cleared CMOS.

Typical luck, I'm not clearly out of the woods yet.


Everything powers up, I hear one beep, 5-7 second later, I hear two consecutive beeps. My monitor isnt waking up still.
post #7 of 13
what length are the beeps? 1 short 1 long or 2 short?
2 beeps on my board is ram related
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post #8 of 13
Thread Starter 
I tried to edit my previous post, but it keeps logging me out.

It beeps twice, one time when I believe its booting up, then it beeps again shortly after.

So to correct the confusion, theres 2 beeps, and both are short beeps.
post #9 of 13
try booting with on stick of RAM in different slots each time.
Edited by pyra - 5/11/11 at 5:48am
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post #10 of 13
Your power supply is powering up? The fan on it works (if it's got one) if so then proceed below....

Unplug everything from your motherboard except 1 stick of RAM, the CPU and the video card, see if you can boot. Try different RAM if no boot, try different slots, etc until you get a boot then start shutting down and adding components until the system doesn't boot again.
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