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I was thinking of the "improperly installed heatsink" problem too but then you did say that you didn't touch anything else right?
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I took out my CPU to take a pic so I could sell it on here. I put it back in the rig, pushed the power button, and I saw a tiny spark next to the switch...
I think it's worth looking at the cooler and the area around the the CPU.
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post #22 of 25
Long shot... defective case on/off switch.
Disconnect it from the MB and jump the two pins to start up the PC then try the tilt test again.
    
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post #24 of 25
My does the same thing.

I think the CPU is lose or something so it needs to be flat to fit in properly.
    
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