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Old April 16, 2010, 05:18 PM
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I finished building my computer a couple of days ago and every thing was working perfectly. I had every thing installed and my 930 happily overclocked to 3.6GHz and was playing Halo 2 online when BANG. Computer turned off and didn't turn on again. no fans spinning, no lights flashing, no beep code nothing.

I've taken my system out of the case and have tried running it on top of the motherboard box. still nothing no lights no nothing.

So far i'm guessing that its either my motherboard or power supply.
Is my guess right? Or are there a few more things you think i should try?

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Old April 16, 2010, 05:30 PM
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Very likely sounds like a PSU POP. To me.. Got another to try? Might want to take off the HDD"s to prevent damage.. if they haven't already been.
If there is no sign of popped caps or damage on the mobo, I would suspect psu. If it was just a few days ago, whatever died should still be under warranty from the seller.
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Old April 16, 2010, 06:13 PM
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+1 to ^

not much else it could be in that case.
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Old April 16, 2010, 06:32 PM
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I just tested it with my other rigs power supply.
I couldn't turn it on because i didn't have a power switch, but a light came on on the mother board and the power supply fan started spinning.

Now for what i am sure will be a long and annoying RMA process (Why did XFX close their Australian RMA center)
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Old April 16, 2010, 06:41 PM
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first unplug power from your PSU wait 2 mins then try start button then plug back power an try if starts you have a short somewhere

if nothing happends the use jumper on PSU to see if starts.
ps_on(green) to com(black)

if runs then MB or cpu
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Old April 16, 2010, 08:17 PM
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I tried to jump start it and nothing happened.

I've already emailed XFX, hopefully i will get a response on monday
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Old April 17, 2010, 08:19 PM
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Now for what i am sure will be a long and annoying RMA process (Why did XFX close their Australian RMA center)
Sorry to hear that. Let us know how it goes. Thankfully have dealt with xfx yet. Though I hear they are quite good, any RMA is a bad RMA
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did you say you heard a BANG or that's just your reaction? LOL if you OC to 3.6 with high volt, u might fry ur cpu and thus the bang? lol i've seen cpu without heatsink and that thing fly out of the socket when turned on
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Old April 19, 2010, 06:35 PM
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I heard the BANG and the CPU was only at 1.2V with a Noctua U12P SE2
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Old April 19, 2010, 06:42 PM
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@t mo t - you've seen a CPU actually fly out of a socket? O.o


can CPUs even go bang?
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