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post #11 of 20
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Did you use any of these?

Also, you say it worked at first when you cleaned the power cable, have you tried a different power cable with these new PSU's or did you use the same one? That could be the problem.
yes, of course.
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post #12 of 20
You probably don't have enough motherboard standoffs and it could just be that its always touching the tray now.

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If the standoffs were in wrong in the first place then why would the computer turn on? I'm on the phone right now having my friend check all these things.
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post #14 of 20
It was said earlier, but i'd really recommend you stripping it out of the case and setting it up on a box or wooden table to make sure it's not shorting on the case, also if it still doesn't boot you can rule that out, then move onto the next step which should be checking all the pins from the psu and where they connect to on the board making sure none of them are broken or bent etc, Might be a good idea to give all the sockets a blast with compressed air including the CPU socket also checking for damage or bent pins.
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If the standoffs were in wrong in the first place then why would the computer turn on? I'm on the phone right now having my friend check all these things.
Because the standoffs can contact the traces and components soldered to the board which will short them.

I learned this years ago when. I bought my brother a new CPU and motherboard to replace his outdated setup. He could not get it to power on, and called MWave, where I bought it from (I was stainoned in Europe, so i couldn't look at it). He lived within 20 min of their facility, so they told him to drive down. He brought the entire setup, and a tech pulled the board, attached it to a test bench and fired it right up. He then placed the board in my brother's case and showed him the 3 additional standoffs, pulled them out, and remounted his board. it worked after that.

And this problem crops up on here every few months or so.
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post #16 of 20
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Ok, my friend said that the computer turned on with a different PSU. Does that mean that the standoffs are in correctly? Why wouldn't his original PSU work?
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post #17 of 20
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Ok, my friend said that the computer turned on with a different PSU. Does that mean that the standoffs are in correctly? Why wouldn't his original PSU work?
You should still check the standoffs if you are not 100% sure. But if you are sure there are no stray ones, I wouldn't worry about them.

As for the PSU, there is a chance it is faulty or is going bad. Ive seen a small selection of PSUs that have compatibility issues with a few boards. The Antec 1000w and the eVGA SR-2 come to mind. But I don't think it was a compatibility issue.
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post #18 of 20
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You should still check the standoffs if you are not 100% sure. But if you are sure there are no stray ones, I wouldn't worry about them.
Ok, I'm having him test it out of the case and then having him re-arrange the standoffs so that they are matching.
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Ok, I'm having him test it out of the case and then having him re-arrange the standoffs so that they are matching.
Perfect. At least you will be sure. I'm sure all of us have come up against something that just doesn't make sense to us. I've had a board not boot, and changing the bios chip fixed it. So for some reason the original bios chip got corrupted. It was not flashed or anything, it just happened. It was a Lanparty NF4-SLI motherboard BTW.
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post #20 of 20
Motherboard could be shot? Ram faulty? CPU Dead? Try new ram first, if that doesn't work replace the motherboard.
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