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So I was on my PC yesterday, I accidentally knocked my power out when I moved. It's happened before but there have never been any repercussions.

I thought it was a dead power supply at first. I checked all the plugs, they were where they should be, the 8 pin plug was a bit loose but still definitely in the socket. So I pulled out my backup PSU and hoped that would boot it instead.

No dice.

I get nothing when I start up, no boot, no POST, no BIOS, no screen, no lights, no fans.

Is my motherboard screwed?

Is there anything else that could be causing this?

(Gigabyte X58A-UD3R for reference)
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post #2 of 5
Jammed power button?
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post #3 of 5
Double check the connection of your power pins on your motherboard to the cables for your case. If those are fine, then it sounds like something might have gotten fried :/
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post #4 of 5
Is your power bar off? It happens lol
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post #5 of 5
Reset CMOS, that should usually do the trick.
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