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Corsair AX850 dead(?)

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So my computer turns on for a split second the shuts down and doesnt respond untill I flick the PSU's switch, and luckily I had my old Chieftec 650W hanging around and everything works (typing right now with it) so my guess is that its dead. I tried unplugging all and re inserting the cables twice, still no go. Will return it tomorrow. The meaning of this thread is, if anyone has ideas what might be wrong, please post!
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post #2 of 5
Hm, you plugged in both 24 pin cables into the PSU right? (24 pin is split at the other end)

Are all the cables plugged in all the way?

Did you use the outlet plug that came with the AX850?
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post #3 of 5
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Yes I did all of those and am using the plug on this PSU right now :7
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post #4 of 5
I have the exact same issue, Pressed the power button and it powered up for fraction of a second then nothing... Checked the unit with a power supply tester and same result. Good thing I had my trusty Corsair VX550 hanging around.
post #5 of 5
Did you try starting it with a paperclip? If nothing happens, it is probaly dead.
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