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*SOLVED* EVGA 1000w PSU problems! Need advice.

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EDIT: I am the biggest noob. While installing / moving cables I had unplugged the power switch hook up to the motherboard. That's why nothing would turn on when I tried to power up my case.

Devil in the details..

So I replaced my Thermal Take TR2 (1000w) with an EVGA Supernova G2 (1000w). I unhooked the TR2, hooked up the EVGA, and nothing. No power. Oddly enough when I switch the power on the back of the PSU I can see my USB mouse and keyboard light up for a moment, but when I press power nothing. I tried to hook back up my old Thermal Take TR2 and it won't boot either all of the sudden. Did I fry my motherboard somehow? Anyone had issues like this?

Thanks
Edited by Mancry - 8/12/14 at 3:16pm
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Do you have 3 video cards in your system? or have 2 with volt mods on them? if no why did you buy a 1000 watts PSU?
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Quote:
Originally Posted by shilka View Post

Do you have 3 video cards in your system? or have 2 with volt mods on them? if no why did you buy a 1000 watts PSU?

I wanted the 1000w PSU for when I upgrade to my second GTX 780 TI SC ACX.

EDIT: I remember you saying the Thermal Take TR2 wasn't that great of a PSU. Is the EVGA one better?
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I have a feeling either you plugged the power supply cables wrong, or static discharge might of damaged the motherboard.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Mancry View Post

I wanted the 1000w PSU for when I upgrade to my second GTX 780 TI SC ACX.

EDIT: I remember you saying the Thermal Take TR2 wasn't that great of a PSU. Is the EVGA one better?

You dont need 1000 watt for 2 video cards not unless you are going to volt mod them, 750 watts is more then enough for 2 cards
Which TR2 did you have before if it was the RX then i probably told you it was not very good which it is, not very good that is the EVGA is way better.
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post #6 of 6
Check all the front panel lines to make sure that they are firmly seated in the correct MoBo pins. You should also make sure that the power switch on the case hasn't gone bad (it happens!) by seeing if you can jump start the computer by disconnecting the two small wires and holding a screwdriver across the pins to complete the circuit.
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