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post #21 of 28
350 is 50 watts less than minimum, i would go with 550 or 600 to get the minimum and have some more if you need it, at circuit city they have a 500 watt for 70 i think, thats where i bought myn, in store
    
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I forgot to add standoffs to my first build...I'm amazed that system still works.
lol I did the exact same thing with my first build.

If I were you I'd try your newly bought parts one-by-one in a system that DOES work. Put your RAM in a friend's rig one stick at a time to eliminate it as the problem. Do the same with your video card. If possible, do the CPU too. And if your friend is very nice, he might even let you try your PSU in his rig.

If you need a new PSU, I wouldn't skimp on it and get a cheap one. Here's a great price on a very nice PSU: $54 Antec earthwatts 500W & free shipping.
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Alright ill see if that's possible
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what are standoffs??
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the little brass or plastic things that hold the board of the case backplate...
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post #26 of 28
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^^^oh right.... i just ordered a new psu to see if my other psu wasnt good enough or if it was dead
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post #27 of 28
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When you buy a case and you plug the speakers into it isn't there suppose to be a beep when there's a problem I plugged my mobo but no beep when I get home im gonna try my other mobo to see if both are like that
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post #28 of 28
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alright psu came in same problem and its not the cpu i tested it out in someone elses computer and it worked. its like this for both mobos do you think both are dead??
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