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Old August 13, 2011, 11:58 AM
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I got my mobo back from RMA (replacement), and I put all the shit back together. Now it won't ******* boot. I press the power button (on case and on mobo) and the fans start to spin for a split second but then it basically turns off again. WTF is the problem now? Thank you in advance.
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Old August 13, 2011, 12:18 PM
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asus again?

guess either its dead too or one of your other components does not 'like' being there

or is/was done in as well. time to swap the lot outside the case yet again, dear commie
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Old August 13, 2011, 12:23 PM
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If I put a paper clip connecting the green and one of the black connectors on the 24 pin of my PSU, and plug in a molex fan, and turn the PSU on, should the fan be spinning?

Edit: NVM, I just answered that. Seems like the PSU is working.
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try to boot with bare minimum - one stick of ram and the cpu - see if you get a beep
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Old August 13, 2011, 01:43 PM
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try to boot with bare minimum - one stick of ram and the cpu - see if you get a beep
Nothing. Fan doesn't even spin for a half second anymore. But the LED behind the onboard power button is still lit.
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the led means board is getting power. sometimes even if the psu is shot that led will be on and of course green.
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Old August 13, 2011, 02:15 PM
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It would probably also help to mention that earlier this morning, I took apart my PSU to clean the dust from inside it. Maybe I somehow broke it while using an air duster?
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try bootin the board outside the case
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try another PSU
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Old August 15, 2011, 05:44 PM
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try another PSU
Sadly I don't have another one and I don't want to go out and buy a new one just to find out it's not the PSU's problem...
If I use the paperclip trick, a molex fan still spins so IDK if it is the PSU.
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