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post #11 of 17
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For some very odd reason, I tried hooking it to the motherboard AGAIN, and it turned on but briefly. About 3-4 seconds. Will not turn on again. Just gonna RMA it. So very sad ;(
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post #12 of 17
Okay firstly, did you plug in BOTH parts of the 24-pin?

There are two parts that go into the PSU from the 24-pin.

Also, if you want to test it out, turn the connector that goes into the mobo side so that the clip is on the right side, then bridge the 3rd and 4th pin from the right side.

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post #13 of 17


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Originally Posted by korva View Post
For some very odd reason, I tried hooking it to the motherboard AGAIN, and it turned on but briefly. About 3-4 seconds. Will not turn on again. Just gonna RMA it. So very sad ;(
Ive never seen someone give up so quickly...
    
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post #14 of 17
IF all the damn wires are black how are they even supposed to know which wires go where?

Hope this helps

post #15 of 17
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Gave up because I do not want to mess up any of my other components. After seeing the pictures the I did try the paperclip method with no luck. Pretty sure I just got a dead unit.
If I am not getting power to a fan after the paperclip method, going to assume I got a bad unit.
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post #16 of 17
would be a hoot if the switch just wasnt on
    
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post #17 of 17
Fan won't spin unless it helps a certain threshold of power detected.

The unit can still be functioning without the fan spinning.
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