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Hey guys need a bit of help.

Just built my 2500k build about a couple weeks ago. Was running well, booting up. Fast forward to today, I try to turn my computer on and it won't start.

It acts like what happens when you overclock too high and just shuts itself off. Usually then it would just boot and reset itself and let you make adjustments. But mine will just keep trying...and trying...and trying.

I tried resetting CMOS, didn't help. Unplugged and plugged it back in didn't help either. Tried lowering stress on the psu by unplugging some things to no avail...any ideas?

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post #2 of 7
Check for loose connections, pci-E, mobo 24pin + 4 or 8 pin cables. Make sure your GPU is securely in its pci slot. Try another psu from a friend. Take everything out of your case and hook up everything again outside of it.

Could be shorting from the mobo to your case.
    
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post #3 of 7
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Connections are solid, gpu is firmly in there. I thought shorting as well but its been working before in the case, so why not work now? I can borrow a friends psu and check. Just wanted to seethe consensus of what it might be before I do so.

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post #4 of 7
Try pulling a stick of ram and booting with one and then switching. Could have bad ram.
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post #5 of 7
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Originally Posted by killeraxemannic View Post
Try pulling a stick of ram and booting with one and then switching. Could have bad ram.
Yep, one of your sticks may have died. Try the above.
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post #6 of 7
Might help if we knew the system specs, some of the p67 boards have different quirks.
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post #7 of 7
Thread Starter 
I pulled a stick, swapped sticks etc, still wouldn't boot. MSI C43 motherboard. 4Gb g skill ripjaws. 2500k CPU at 4.9ghz.

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