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post #1 of 6
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So I got my PC working and running.... But outside of the case. But the odd thing is it will only boot outside of the case, once I reassemble it in the case and go to boot it, it doesn't boot. Any ideas why?
post #2 of 6
Your case is causing a short. My buddy had the same problem. Make sure you are using the MOBO stand offs ( little gold or black thingies), worse case scenario is you RMA the case or get a new one.
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post #3 of 6
It could a wire that is shorting somewhere in your case.

Did it boot inside your case before?
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Corsair Vengence 8gb ddr3 2133 Samsung 840 pro 128gb[boot] Seagate 250 gb [games] Hitachi 500 gb [media] 
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post #4 of 6
Check to see that your case isn't touching the motherboard other than the stand-offs. This happens generally when front panel connectors get shorted out on the case.
post #5 of 6
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There are no extra standoffs.
And no, it has yet to boot in the new case. I had my build working in my old case before the old case broke.
post #6 of 6
Had this problem, ended up cutting little squares of electricians tape, placing them between the standoffs /MB and poked a hole through them with an ice pick, then used fiber washers on the screw side. The proper size nylon washers should be available at a well stocked hardware store.
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