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26-Jun-2010, 12:58 PM #16
The motherboard uses a 24 pin power connector, you need a matching high quality 24 pin power supply such as an Antec, Corsair, Enermax, or OCZ to name a few of the better brands. I'd also recommend a 400 watt or higher unit to allow head room and upgradability, or 450 watt or higher if it'll ever be used with a mid to high range video card.
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26-Jun-2010, 01:18 PM #17
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@Bernardo Its a 20 Pin Connector

@Triple6 Its basically the reminants of an old PC mixed with newer Components as im building a Basic working PC for my Father.

As for the ram its again just RAM, bought from an Ebay Suppliers, unfortunitly theres no markings on the ram for identification, However, the supplyer has offered me a replacement product, so hopeing all goes well, that will fix the problem, however if i doesent, you can trust me ill no doubt be here again.
Yeah, you need to get a 24 pin PS. Sometimes the 20 will power it up, sometimes not.
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26-Jun-2010, 03:08 PM #18
hmm ok so you think the power supply could me a reason for the boot thing? still doesent explain why when you remove the ram the system seems to have ample power
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26-Jun-2010, 03:14 PM #19
Without the RAM the system isn't completely posting, it can act different. Plus the RAM does use power as well. You could have more then one issue, but you should replace the PSU with the proper one. The 24 pin connector is required for proper and stable operation of the system.

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26-Jun-2010, 03:15 PM #20
Without ram, it's not trying to boot.
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26-Jun-2010, 03:21 PM #21
Hmmm ok let me look around for a half decent cheap psu, and ill sort out RAM with that, I'm looking for something at 450W Right and 24 Pin?
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26-Jun-2010, 03:25 PM #22
Yes, and a quality name.
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26-Jun-2010, 03:28 PM #23
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...maltake%20430W

I recently purchased that one. Got it for $36.99, free shipping and a $20 rebate
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26-Jun-2010, 03:33 PM #24
This should do: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817153023 and only $22 after mail-in-rebate.
This one however is much better: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817139008 and only $30 after mail-in-rebate.
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26-Jun-2010, 03:35 PM #25
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This should do: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817153023 and only $22 after mail-in-rebate.
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Hehe
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26-Jun-2010, 03:37 PM #27
Great guys thanks, ill keep an eye open for these, sadly newegg doesent ship to UK
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29-Jun-2010, 06:09 AM #28
Hmm ok so the New PSU came thismorning, got it installed, and BAM, still the same problem. New ram will arrive either later today or tomorrow so im hoping so much that that will fix it.
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