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post #21 of 31
Unplug all the wires from the computer so the psu isn't plugged into anything.
Do the paperclip green to black wire thing.
if it doesn't spin the fan on the psu, the psu id dead.

from corsair support forum-
http://forum.corsair.com/v3/showthread.php?t=63991
Edited by bob808 - 3/6/11 at 5:47pm
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post #22 of 31
Can you probably provide pictures for us? Just to make it a little easier? So we can get a closer look?

You will wanna make sure you have the ATX Connector plugged in FULLY. I really don't know what else but i recommend you take their advice to see if the psu will jump on. I still think you may have missed something when installing everything. Very common. Is RAM fully seated? Heatsink seated? Video card seated? You have MINI boot speaker plugged in?

It sends a code to your motherboard to boot. But this is all about trying to get your power supply to turn on right?

Also read the motherboard manual and re-check everything as possible!
post #23 of 31
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ill post pics when i get my iphone back at night, and i what is the mini boot speaker? i plugged a speaker thing into the jacks with the power button and stuff. and do i unplug the powersupply too when i try the psu thing?
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post #24 of 31
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k i did it and the fan twiches, it dosent turn fast but it twiches but i think thats because of me not doing it properly but im not sure.
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post #25 of 31
Did you test the PSU like I said?

EDIT:
So wait, you jump the green wire to a common ground and it just turns on for a second?

is it plugged into anything at all?
Edited by Full_Tilt - 3/6/11 at 7:00pm
post #26 of 31
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isnt that testing the psu? i tried the little thing green and black thing, i unplugged everything but a case fan and the fan twiched.
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post #27 of 31
Sounds like the PSU might be dead. Is it new?

Before you go buying a new one, hook a few fans to it and try again. Some PSUs have load detection and wont turn on if nothing is plugged into them (i.e. not putting load on it)
post #28 of 31
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well i would return this and get a new one, but well i had a case fan plugged in and it just twitched, i might not have put done the test exactly right but yeah. Im gonna take it to microcenter and see what they say tommorow. people over there are always helpful. hopefully theyll tell me what im doing wrong. ill post some pics later on tonight.

EDIT: yes its new just bought it yesterday.
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post #29 of 31
I doubt you're doing anything wrong. All you have to do is short the green wire (on the big, 24 pin connector) to any black wire (on the same 24 pin). hook up a case fan so the psu has a load on it, and turn it on. The fans should spin. If not psu is faulty and needs replaced.

I'm definatelt thinking power supply now that you said the fan was twitching when you tried the 'jump' test.

Just exchange it at MC and you should be good to go.
I had a problem a while back with the hx850, but it has a nice 7 year warranty and corsair replaced it with the hx1000 which has been going strong for a year now.
Edited by bob808 - 3/6/11 at 10:10pm
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post #30 of 31
did you get your psu replaced?
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