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*FIXED* MSI 970A-G46 dead?

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Hi guys,

I think I have a dead board but I don't know for sure. Basically, I used my computer last night playing DOTA 2 for a bit, watched some Adventure Time and switched it off like usual and nothing out of the ordinary happened. This afternoon I come home from Uni and go to switch it on, lights and fans turn on for about a second or so and then it all switches off again and will not power back on at all. It does come back on for a split second again after I pull the cord out and put it back in.

I have tested my GPU, my RAM and my PSU. Even used a different GPU and different PSU but still same thing happens. I can't test my CPU because I do not have another AM3 based chip to try. Is my board dead? I've never had issues with this board before and my entire set up for that matter (had it for about two months now). I am really stumped.

Thanks in advanced.


Turns out it was faulty case switch. Rebuilt the switch and now it all works again.
Edited by loony - 4/5/13 at 7:15pm
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If it's not the PSU, then it's likely the motherboard. It's unlikely that the CPU itself is the problem, as the motherboard wouldn't shut down so quickly due to that.
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