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2 years ago#1
I had turned my computer on when I got home from work and when I got out of the shower, my tower was off. The power button on my mobo is lit but doesnt do a thing when I press it. Psu bad or something else die?
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i7-930@3.5GHz l Asus P6X58D-E l EVGA SC Titan l 12gb Dominator l AX850 PSU l H100i l 6Tb 7,200 rpm l 256gb Samsung Pro I BD Drive l 900D I Alienware Optx
2 years ago#2
Unplug all nonessiential hardware, test RAM sticks,reseat all powerconnectors, if you still cant boot into the bios try clearing the cmos. do ur cpu fans spin when u try booting?
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2 years ago#3
I reseated the ram, unplugged all devices except the monitor and still nothing.
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i7-930@3.5GHz l Asus P6X58D-E l EVGA SC Titan l 12gb Dominator l AX850 PSU l H100i l 6Tb 7,200 rpm l 256gb Samsung Pro I BD Drive l 900D I Alienware Optx
2 years ago#4
maybe ask a friend to bring you over their PSU
2 years ago#5
smell the vent of the PSU, maybe a capacitor blew if you detect burning
2 years ago#6
The PSU doesnt smell burnt and no fan whatsoever spin when pressing power. Should I go out and buy a psu tester?
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i7-930@3.5GHz l Asus P6X58D-E l EVGA SC Titan l 12gb Dominator l AX850 PSU l H100i l 6Tb 7,200 rpm l 256gb Samsung Pro I BD Drive l 900D I Alienware Optx
2 years ago#7
The PSU doesnt smell burnt and no fan whatsoever spin when pressing power. Should I go out and buy a psu tester?
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i7-930@3.5GHz l Asus P6X58D-E l EVGA SC Titan l 12gb Dominator l AX850 PSU l H100i l 6Tb 7,200 rpm l 256gb Samsung Pro I BD Drive l 900D I Alienware Optx
2 years ago#8
While the PSU is plugged in, use a paper clip to bridge the green and a black wire on the PSU's 24 pin motherboard connector and then flip the power switch.
Cheapest PSU test around.
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2 years ago#9
Snadados posted...
While the PSU is plugged in, use a paper clip to bridge the green and a black wire on the PSU's 24 pin motherboard connector and then flip the power switch.
Cheapest PSU test around.


Here's a better guide:

http://www.overclock.net/t/96712/how-to-jump-start-a-power-supply-psu-test-a-power-supply-and-components
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2 years ago#10
Just bought a tester and tried it with the 24 pin first and it was beeping while the the +12V2 icon was flashing "LL"
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i7-930@3.5GHz l Asus P6X58D-E l EVGA SC Titan l 12gb Dominator l AX850 PSU l H100i l 6Tb 7,200 rpm l 256gb Samsung Pro I BD Drive l 900D I Alienware Optx
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