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post #1 of 5
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Hey,
I am just wandering how you can tell if your power supply has died? I am almost positive it is my PSU that has died. When I give power to the PSU but the computer is not on it makes a sharp noise and no fans rotate, but I can not turn on my computer at all either. But I wasnt sure if this could happen if my mobo died? what do you think is it my psu? BTW when the psu is turned on and the noise is ocurring my mobo's red light goes on as normal. Just the computer will not turn on.
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No other psu you can switch out and try with your system?
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post #3 of 5
Disconnect all power to MB and periphials.
Jump the green to any black on the 20/24 pin conector. If the fans start, test the rails with a volt meter.
See page 36 for the pin outs and there relative voltages.
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"Jump the green to any black on the 20/24 pin conector." I don't understand what you meant by that duke.
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post #5 of 5
Take the power supply, turn on the switch, and take the main ATX connector. (Big one.) Find the green wire going into the conector, and stick a paper clip in there, have the other end of the paper clip in any of the connectors for the black wires.

(Make sure its a metal paper clip.. lol)
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