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His PC just instantly turned off and wouldn't startup again....the fans would flicker for about half a second and then turn off. It has been running fine for over a month, gaming and everything.

So to make sure it was the PSU I unplugged everything and tried to jump start it...same thing, flicks on for half a second, turns off. The unit still has a really annoying wine in it as well, it was there from the start....

So...seems odd...a corsair PSU dead :/
Edited by shredzy - 11/26/11 at 3:08am
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LOL, the same happened with my CX600V2!!! in about a month the computer suddenly stopped working, and if i turned it on, the fans would flick for less than a second, the only solution for it was to return it and get a new one...
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This title scared me.. I thought your mate died.
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Wow bummer.....hopefully it doesn't happen again :/

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Originally Posted by pLuhhmm View Post

This title scared me.. I thought your mate died.

Haha tongue.gif
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post #6 of 12

 

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Originally Posted by shredzy View Post

His PC just instantly turned off and wouldn't startup again....the fans would flicker for about half a second and then turn off. It has been running fine for over a month, gaming and everything.

So to make sure it was the PSU I unplugged everything and tried to jump start it...same thing, flicks on for half a second, turns off. The unit still has a really annoying wine in it as well, it was there from the start....

So...seems odd...a corsair PSU dead :/
 


Sound like the PSU went into protection mode. That happened when you overloaded the PSU capacity or hit the OCP.

 

You can try to reset the PSU by unplugging the power cord, switch it on/off and press the PC on button. Try it several times in combination of the above. It doesn't have to be in certain order but one of the combination will reset the PSU, if the PSU is not defect.

 

 

Edit:

 

I almost suggested "have you tried to give CPR your mate?".


Edited by Ken1649 - 11/26/11 at 3:15am
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post #7 of 12
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Sound like the PSU went into protection mode. That happened when you overloaded the PSU capacity or hit the OCP.

You can try to reset the PSU by unplugging the power cord, switch it on/off and press the PC on button. Try it several times in combination of the above. It doesn't have to be in certain order but one of the combination will reset the PSU, if the PSU is not defect.

Highly doubt its overloaded the unit, the system is a 2500K w/ GTX560 Ti so it should be more then enough, he was watching a movie when it happened. I've tried everything to start it up, as I said in the OP I even took the PSU out and tried to jump start it with nothing but the case fans connected up to it. I'll try some others things with it tomorrow when I take it out.
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post #8 of 12
^There is no OCP for the CX600 rolleyes.gif

@OP, why would you buy such a poor PSU in the first place!?
post #9 of 12

Quote:

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Originally Posted by Ken1649 View Post



Sound like the PSU went into protection mode. That happened when you overloaded the PSU capacity or hit the OCP.

You can try to reset the PSU by unplugging the power cord, switch it on/off and press the PC on button. Try it several times in combination of the above. It doesn't have to be in certain order but one of the combination will reset the PSU, if the PSU is not defect.

Highly doubt its overloaded the unit, the system is a 2500K w/ GTX560 Ti so it should be more then enough, he was watching a movie when it happened. I've tried everything to start it up, as I said in the OP I even took the PSU out and tried to jump start it with nothing but the case fans connected up to it. I'll try some others things with it tomorrow when I take it out.


This is very typical with Corsair PSUs. You can RMA all you want but this is Corsair PSU very sensitive and easily trip into protection mode especially when one of the components in the system overloaded (electrical short) any of the voltages.

 

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post #10 of 12
jumpstart? as in powering down, pulling the CMOS battery, and yanking the motherboard power connector ?

my roomate's compaq PSU seems to die when he powers down, but i resurrect it every time. Whilst case is on its side - Cmos battery back in after 15 seconds removed, PSU power plug inserted- then hotplug motherboard 24 pin back into mobo - beeeps & boots right away every time thumb.gif
Edited by ParadigmBags - 11/26/11 at 3:43am
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