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I just tested it out with my friend's PSU and the same problem is happening. Am I now correct in assuming that this is a motherboard issue?

Is it possible that it could be the CPU? It seems very strange that it powers on when the 8 pin CPU power is not plugged in....
I'd say you killed the motherboard by the looks of it (Either it was shorted, or due to static electricity).

Do you have any friend which could lend you an AM3/AM2+ processor?
    
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I'd say you killed the motherboard by the looks of it (Either it was shorted, or due to static electricity).

Do you have any friend which could lend you an AM3/AM2+ processor?
I have a few, but I don't know if any of them will be willing to let me borrow it. That's sort of a lot to ask.

I just texted my friend with a 1090t, but I doubt he'll let me borrow it. Maybe I can let him borrow my cpu though and let him test it.
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I have a few, but I don't know if any of them will be willing to let me borrow it. That's sort of a lot to ask.

I just texted my friend with a 1090t, but I doubt he'll let me borrow it. Maybe I can let him borrow my cpu though and let him test it.
Yeah, maybe you could do that.

That way we can discard more stuff.

So far PSU is fine. We need to check now wether it's a dead CPU or the motherboard.

I am guessing you didn't take the CPU out when you changed the case, so I suspect it will be Motherboard, but we need to be sure.
    
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Yeah, maybe you could do that.

That way we can discard more stuff.

So far PSU is fine. We need to check now wether it's a dead CPU or the motherboard.

I am guessing you didn't take the CPU out when you changed the case, so I suspect it will be Motherboard, but we need to be sure.
I actually did take the cpu out. I figured I would give my radiator a good dusting so I also took out the cpu to clean off the old thermal paste.
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I actually did take the cpu out. I figured I would give my radiator a good dusting so I also took out the cpu to clean off the old thermal paste.
Oh alright, that changes everything then, could be CPU...

Try to see if ur friend lets you use your CPU in his motherboard

And report back!
    
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I have just had a similar possible PSU faliure..

When I try to turn on comp it just barely moves fans and nothing happens..

Also LED on PSU is ON (which didn't happen before)..

Could it be that my PSU just bit the dust??

CHEERS..
     
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I have just had a similar possible PSU faliure..

When I try to turn on comp it just barely moves fans and nothing happens..

Also LED on PSU is ON (which didn't happen before)..

Could it be that my PSU just bit the dust??

CHEERS..
Disconnect everything from the PSU. Then locate the green wire and any black wire on your 24 pin ATX cable. Unfold a paperclip and stick one end in the green wire and the other end in a black wire. Flip the switch on your psu and if the fan starts to spin, your psu is most likely fine.
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