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post #1 of 17
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Hi all,

Some history....

I had a few days where I would shut the PC down ... it would shut off... and then reboot on its own. I was in this loop. I thought MS had updated something and there was a bug. I rolled the system back and no change. Well... after a few days of this... I shut the PC off using the power supply switch... came back in the morning... hit the switch... nada... PC was dark...dead.

Thinking the power supply bought the farm so to speak... I RMA'd it back to Corsair... got the new one in... replaced it.... PC is still dead.

Well... next step... thought the MOBO was dead... replaced it 30 min ago..... still dead.


So... any thoughts? No over clocking... the build is 1 year old...

The case is a HAF 932.... is there a possibility the power switch shorted... and the short is not allowing anything to kick on...? Just grasping at straws at the moment. Maybe the processor? I really do not want to replace it... RMA.... need the main PC up an running in the next 2 weeks.


Let me know what you think.... any help would be greatly appreciated.


I have no real tools to test the power....

Thanks.
Hatch
post #2 of 17
I'm sorry to read that nothing has worked so far. What are your system specs? Mobo, CPU, GPU, etc
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post #3 of 17
So you are not getting any power whatsoever? Could be a short in the case, try building the PC outside the case on box or something that wont short it out. You could try the reset button header on the power switch pins on the mobo and see if the power switch did go bad.
post #4 of 17
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Pulled the power switch leads from the mobo header and the rest lead as well.... nothing lights up on the board... still dark. I figured with the power button on the board and reset button... with the case leads disconnected... it would at least show some life if there was a short in the switch/es

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\New board....

PSU is a Corsair HX 750... new
post #5 of 17
Try a different outlet.
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post #6 of 17
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Wolfsbora View Post

Try a different outlet.


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I have a voltage tester...(simple 2 prong... not a voltage meter) the power cord to the PSU is getting 110.... off a couple of outlets. smile.gif
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I have a voltage tester...(simple 2 prong... not a voltage meter) the power cord to the PSU is getting 110.... off a couple of outlets. smile.gif
Haha, good. I always start with the basics first. Were you provided with a new 24 pin cable with the PSU?
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post #8 of 17
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New PSU... new cables... brand new from Corsair when I RMA'd the one I had.
post #9 of 17
The next thing to do would be to assemble it outside of your case like @XAslanX had suggested. I can only think that it must be grounding out.
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post #10 of 17
Did you jump the PSU yet make sure it works?
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