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post #11 of 39
yeah lol. I got a new cpu and tried it in the board it worked untill I turned it off. When It turns off it leaves the powersupply on, the cd roms open, and the floppy clicks. Other than that it works while it is on. lol.
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post #12 of 39
Check the HSF mounting. It could be an overheating issue.
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post #13 of 39
Disconnect the front panel wires and jump the power on with something metal between the POWER SW pins.
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post #14 of 39
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Originally Posted by DuckieHo View Post
Check the HSF mounting. It could be an overheating issue.

Would it be able to overheat that quick?? 1-2 seconds? I was thinking that too, but I thought it would need alittle longer to heat up and overheat.
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post #15 of 39
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I don't have another PSU to try out on it.

I may check the HSF mounting but it looks fine.

Explain more how to jump the PSU.
post #16 of 39
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Hey guys. I'm working on a computer for something and I'm having a problem with it. When I power it up, the fans and lights go on for about 1-2 seconds and then it powers done. Does that sound like something is shorting out the motherboard or is that a power supply gone bad?

Rep+ will be giving to whoever can help me out with this.
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Yea.

AMD 64 3700+
Asus A8N VM
2 Gigs ram
200 Gig HD
7600 GT
430 watt psu
Okay, I expect that you've probably tried clearing CMOS so in that case start off with the following;

1: Be sure to check that the HSF is firmly attached, incase this is a simple cooling issue.

2: Remove all optical drives, RAM DIMM's, the HDD, and 7600GT to see if the motherboard lets out a series of beeps. This will let us know that the motherboard is trying to POST correctly. It will also eliminate the PSU not being able to provide enough power from being the issue.

3: Make sure that the motherboard isn't shorting and try powering it up with only 1 RAM DIMM installed, the CPU and the 7600GT. You could try testing this by removeing the motherboard from the chassis and powering it up on a non-conductive surface (such as the anti-static bag motherboard's come packaged in). This will elimiate the chassis shorting your system from being the issue.
post #17 of 39
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Would it be able to overheat that quick?? 1-2 seconds? I was thinking that too, but I thought it would need alittle longer to heat up and overheat.
Yes, CPUs heat up and shutdown that fast. Another topic today had a someone boot up without a HSF. Two seconds to shutdown.
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post #18 of 39
Simple and easy (learned from making this mistake myself) check to make sure that your HSF is plugged in to your mobo. If that's not it, was your fan even coming on at all?
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post #19 of 39
Quote:
Originally Posted by DuckieHo View Post
Yes, CPUs heat up and shutdown that fast. Another topic today had a someone boot up without a HSF. Two seconds to shutdown.

WOW... Did not realize they heated up that fast. That is a good thing to know.
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post #20 of 39
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Turns out it was the HSF. Now I have a new problem. The computer won't post and I hear 1 beep.
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