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Ok so a mate gave me his system that would not turn on to look at. It would power on for between 2 to 20 seconds and then just turn off. I figured PSU or MB and he had asked me to upgrade it anyway so I put a new MB, CPU and RAM in it and used the rest of his existing hardware since that was pretty new. But same problem, so I swapped the PSU with one out of a second system of mine (which I know works) and still the same! Any ideas?

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You are using standoffs?
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post #3 of 15
Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by Dopamin3 View Post
You are using standoffs?
Certainly am.
    
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post #4 of 15
Okay so you replaced CPU, mobo, RAM, and PSU... How about GPU? Try another one. Also try with one stick of RAM only.
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post #5 of 15
Unplug the HDD and DVD burner and try it
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post #6 of 15
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Trying now and will update. Thanks.
    
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post #7 of 15
Yeah GPU or RAM, though I have seen burners cause that problem as well.
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post #8 of 15
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Unplugged drives... same. Removed graphics card and replaced... same. Swapped RAM with one stick only of mine... same. The monitor is getting signal just before it turns off so i dont think its that. One thing I did notice is after it turns off you have to cut the power for a few seconds before it will turn on again. Any other ideas?
    
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post #9 of 15
That looks like a PSU overload protection. Do you have any fans (or something else) pluged to the PSU?
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post #10 of 15
are you sure there's nothing under the mobo or loose, like a floating screw, etc that is causing a short?
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