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So all I really did was switch cases and I can't figure out why it won't start


I know the psu is good because I can jumper the 24 pin and run my fans and pump for leak testing.

When I plug everything in and switch the psu on my mouse lights up so I know power is getting to the mobo and powering my USB devices

Maybe my switch is bad on the 800d?

Any ideas on what to test to try and fix this??? Thanks
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post #2 of 14
Do you hear any beep codes when you power it on?
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post #3 of 14
re-check all connectors from psu
reseat gpu/ram
make sure the fp connectors are in the right spots

pc speaker hooked up?
does it give any beep codes?
post #4 of 14
If everything is securely plugged in, maybe there's a short. Unplug the PSU and let ur tower idles for 15-20 min. Then plug the cord back in and turn it on.
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post #5 of 14
Quote:
Originally Posted by whipple16 View Post
So all I really did was switch cases and I can't figure out why it won't start


I know the psu is good because I can jumper the 24 pin and run my fans and pump for leak testing.

When I plug everything in and switch the psu on my mouse lights up so I know power is getting to the mobo and powering my USB devices

Maybe my switch is bad on the 800d?

Any ideas on what to test to try and fix this??? Thanks
I am thinking/hoping a bad switch is unlikely considering this case costs close to $300 and is supposed to be of the absolute best quality. Plus a bad switch is a pretty uncommon problem, considering how simple an on/off switch is to manufacture.

First I would try putting the motherboard in a different case (assuming one is available to you, most computer people tend to have at least one lying around I think. )

If that doesn't help, it is possible your motherboard, CPU, or RAM may be bad. All three of these can prevent a computer from turning on completely. Though if your RAM was bad your motherboard should light up at least. Try possibly using a multimeter to check if the motherboard is bad. Make sure everything else other than the RAM, CPU, Case, and PSU are disconnected from the motherboard. If the motherboard is not dead you have it narrowed down to the CPU and RAM. Try using one stick at a time for the RAM to narrow it down. If that also has no effect, then I would guess you received a bad CPU.

Hope that helped a little bit for you.
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post #6 of 14
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There are no beep codes since it won't even attempt to start. I can see my mouse light up when I switch the psu on (deathadder) but there are no lights on the mobo turning on. I have checked my connections which are 8 pin mobo plug, 24 pin atx.

Those should be the only thing I need to at least get to a bios screen


If I unplug the 24 pin and jumper it I can get fans pump and fan controllers to turn on
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post #7 of 14
Quote:
Originally Posted by whipple16 View Post
There are no beep codes since it won't even attempt to start. I can see my mouse light up when I switch the psu on (deathadder) but there are no lights on the mobo turning on. I have checked my connections which are 8 pin mobo plug, 24 pin atx.

Those should be the only thing I need to at least get to a bios screen
Sounds like a short somewhere if all you did was move your PC to a different case (it's very unlikely that you damaged anything in the move). Try to setup a open air case. Grab a box, put your mobo on it and set everything up again.
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post #8 of 14
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I think that is my only option

Just spent hours routing cables and setting up the water loop. Bummer!!!
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post #9 of 14
Quote:
Originally Posted by whipple16 View Post
I think that is my only option

Just spent hours routing cables and setting up the water loop. Bummer!!!
Oh man, didn't realize you had a water loop. Before doing that check to see if your CPU is seated correctly.
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post #10 of 14
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I never took the CPU or block off so I can't imagine that would be the problem. I'm gonna gonna keep leak testing for a while I guess until I think of something cause I really don't want to tear this thing apart again
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