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sounds like a short bc you smelt something. Could be something little but normally the "smell" of something getting to hot is too late to save it. I would guess the board is dead bc of no lights. Either mobo or cpu if either goes bad you computer just won't turn on

by CPU you mean PSU KMO lol
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i dont suppose you remembered to add the motherboard screws to hold it slightly off the case, did you?

i remember a customer doing this to his computer, it wouldn't turn on but it did smell like it was burning something. and even with the power off the caps near the 20+4Pin Connector were really hot..

just a thought.
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I don't see anything like that. I had standby and DDR LED lights at first but now they do not even come on. I guess something is wrong with the board. Don't really know what else to do here. Something obviously got hot earlier though. You could smell it as soon as flipping the PSU switch. Just wonder if I should send all of the stuff back and just start over since I unsure what the problem is.
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Board.

Take it out, place it onto the Foam that usually Comes with it inside the box, run it OUTSIDE the case.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by aksthem1 View Post
Make sure you didn't place motherboard standoffs where they are not necessary.
this right here might be the problem. there was one from other board there when I had it in case and since I have it on the box it came in the smell is gone. So if this happened, would it only affect the board or would it get CPU as well?

Also the standoff was in wrong place with other board inside but no problems there.

Edit: Decided to RMA the board for replacement. Going to hope it didn't get the CPU.
Edited by schlitzamen - 6/4/08 at 2:09pm
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I got bored today and decided maybe I should see if this PSU (sig) might have been my culprit. I pulled out an old P2 400mhz machine I still have that runs perfectly fine with the 200w PSU that came with it in the late 90s. Even the original 13.6gb quantum is still working.

Now when I plug in the Corsair and hit the switch the PSU powers up the board and runs the fan in both PSU and case but then goes off and nothing else happens. Would this be a bad PSU or is the board so old it won't take it. I have put the old one in and it still works so I know the PSU isn't damaging anything but will not power on a machine that a ~10 year old PSU will. Just trying to rule out what I can to avoid future headache. I know you can use a wire to power it on but not exactly comfortable doing that.
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