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cant find any reference as to what the different colour lights mean on the board itself, the maual doesn't even acknowledge them in the board layout, i only ask because my PSU appears to have died when changing boards and the warning lights on the board give me no clue???
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There should be a blue stand-by light. No one really uses them for diagnostics since there's there's the LED code.
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i have the blue standby light but my psu basically flicks on and stalls, then red lights on the back (fault with coolermaster psu switch) then i get an orange light that stays on until the psu is unplugged and back in again. The code panel just flashes FF.

I know the PSU is at fault because a different one tested works fine, just wondering what the orange light is.
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"Instant FF" is a known problem, which is where indicator lights come in handy, since the LED is useless in that situation. Check the EVGA forums. Are you talking about the light closest to the blue one? I'm not sure about it. The one closer to the cpu indicates thermal problems on the cpu, I believe. I'm currently waiting on a new cpu (e8400) for my 780i, hoping that's the issue, since all others seem to be eliminated.
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A 520Watt PSU with an overclocked Quad and 2x 8800GT alpha dogs could be pushing your PSU's limits imo.
 
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