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i rebuilt my new computer,and it would stay on for more than ten seconds. then after a couple boots i got the red "cpu led" i presume means cpu failure.

i had no idea how to trouble shoot this, so i took it in for a diagnostic, and they said it was likely shorting from being screwed straight to the motherboard without the rubbers between.

is it likely that electrical shorts ruined my mobo/cpu?
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i rebuilt my new computer,and it would stay on for more than ten seconds. then after a couple boots i got the red "cpu led" i presume means cpu failure.

i had no idea how to trouble shoot this, so i took it in for a diagnostic, and they said it was likely shorting from being screwed straight to the motherboard without the rubbers between.

is it likely that electrical shorts ruined my mobo/cpu?
So, did you install the motherboard into the case without using any standoffs?
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So, did you install the motherboard into the case without using any standoffs?
yeah, exactly lol
my previous case was a handmedown and did not require that.
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yeah, exactly lol
my previous case was a handmedown and did not require that.
lol...no problem.
This should not be hopeless. Retry with standoffs then.
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i sure hope so lol
theyl prolly try to charge me another 40 dollars to put it back together, when taking it apart was apart of the 35 dollar diagnostic... i better bring my boxes for all the stuff just in case lol
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