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Hi guys, I know it's been a while since i've posted but i've been caught up...a lot

Anyway on to the point. I recently received a system that wasn't booting. I checked for error beeps but nada. When i installed my diag card however, the reset light was on from the moment i powered on the system. what makes it more interesting is that i can't power down the system using the power switch header. i need to cut off the psu entirely. So i'm under the impression that the reset header is shorting somewhere.

Any ideas? or should i just scrap the board.?
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Is the motherboard still in the case, if so remove it from the case and run it on a non metallic surface see if its the case somehow shorting it out.
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Oh ye i guess i forgot to mention that. yes it is out of the case, on barebone status (cpu and ram only)

2 other PSUs give the same effect so I'm ruling that out for now
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