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    Solved Upgraded Processor, Motherboard and Power Supply - Won't Boot

    So I’m running an MSI FM2 a55m e33 board, I had a dual core processor, just recently tried to upgrade to a 2.8 quad core, so I put in the processor, went to turn on my pc, and nothing happened. It powered on, screen stayed black. I had a gtx460, and I had a 450w psu, then I realized the...
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    PC wont boot up after installing new PSU

    I was having problems with my PSU (it would switch my pc off if i would try to load a game up and making a grinding noise) so i buy a new PSU and install it all correct and my PC wont turn on it spins a fan and flashes a led for miliseconds but does nothing. so i thought maybe a faulty PSU so i...
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    Custom Built PC will not turn on

    I’m building a PC and have finished assembling. However when I go to turn it on it does not work. PSU connectors are all correctly placed and the PSU is on.
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    Is my PSU good for my new Motherboard?

    Hi everyone, I have a small problem, I'm upgrading my pc to the max and I've done my research for every piece of my build. Still one piece is a mistery to me, I've read that an extreme power supply can destroy your motherboard so here i am with the question: does my Asus PRIME Z370-A work with...
  5. AaronN95

    Two Motherboards Short Circuited

    Hi all, I posted a thread in October of last year about my dilemma. https://techguy.org/1218119 Through my frustration i have sat on this PC build for months with it in the corner. Finally I recently worked out a second RMA process for a new Asus Z-170 m/b. This has sparked my new curiosity...
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    PSU short?

    I was installing some RGB strips and accidentally connected them to the wrong header. Since then, there has been no video or audio output, and the computer will not turn off without hitting the switch on the PSU. The motherboard's CPU diagnostic LED is on, so I thought that i had fried my CPU...
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    Power Supply Hissing

    Hello, Everyone The problem I'm having is with my PSU. When plugged in and switched off it produces a quiet hissing noise, and when switched on the noise gets a bit louder. Even when turning on the PC it still makes hissing noises. The PSU is the Cooler Master MasterWatt Lite 700W (EU version)...
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    Help me in my PC build

    Hi guys newbie here .I am in the middle of my PC build. I have bought the following parts Asus ROG Strix GeForce RTX 2080 Ti OC 11GB GDDR6 INTEL CORE I7-9700K COFFEE LAKE 8-CORE 3.6 GHZ Samsung 970 Evo 1TB - NVMe PCIe M.2 2280 SSD Corsair RMX Series RM850X - 850 Watt Now kindly suggest me a...
  9. SylkRode

    My Hewlett-Packard Pavilion is dying and I am completely lost

    My dear friend, Delta-X10128B is a Hewlett-Packard Pavilion p6614f -------------------------------------------------------------- Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.4 OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium, Service Pack 1, 64 bit Processor: Pentium(R) Dual-Core CPU E5500 @...
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    Solved Is it OK to turn off psu everytime you shut down?

    I have the habit of turning off my psu everytime when I shut down my pc. It's mainly because the motherboard light are very annoying at night when I tried to sleep. I usually shut down my pc 2-3 times a day so I want to ask if this habit of mine will damage the psu or not. PC spec in case you...
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    Did my GPU commit suicide, or are there other suspects?

    Specs: MSI Z97 PC MATE (MS-7850) EVGA SuperNova 650G PSU Intel i7-4790k 4Ghz Sapphire Nitro+ RX 480 8G Corsair Vengeance 32GB 1600 mhz RAM Samsung Evo 500gb Various HDDs Windows 10 Home Premium So while playing Destiny 2 my computer suddenly shut down and restarted. But when it restarted my...
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    PC Rebooting under GPU load!

    Hey, So... I'm having a problem After installing my new GPU, where, when my GPU is under full load, it will instantly restart my PC, and I get a green square with checker boarding around it just before it boots into Windows. I was wondering what this could be, cause normally when I've had lack...
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    Should this PSU "work" for a few months?

    Hi everyone, I am building a PC to play video games on and I would like to know if my power supply is good enough. I have a 750ti, i7 3770 and 24gigs of ram. The PSU I am going to use is a super cheap Chinese kMax ATX p4 Switching Power Supply. It has a max output of 450w and would fit my build...
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    Help with my GTX 1080/Possible Motherboard/PSU Issues

    Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.4 OS Version: Microsoft Windows 8.1, 64 bit Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-4790 CPU @ 3.60GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 60 Stepping 3 Processor Count: 8 RAM: 16250 Mb Graphics Card: Intel(R) HD Graphics 4600, 1024 Mb - Gigabyte GTX Gaming G1 1080...
  15. AaronN95

    Two Motherboard Failures

    New computer builder here. Built a desktop following closely with Carey's Fall 2016 Gaming Computer Build video (great walkthrough by the way). Specs: ASUS Z-170A Intel i5-6600k Corsair 8gb DDR4 2666mhz Corsair CX750 PSU EVGA Geforce GTX 960 Cooler Master Hyper 212 Evo Worked fantastic for...
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    Think Computer is Dead

    During a routine restart I force shut down the computer by holding down the power button, now when I try to turn it on powers up for around 10 seconds, the fans spin and the LEDs turn on but then it powers off. Around 10 seconds later with no input from me the cycle starts again. What could be...
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    Screen turning black for a second when playing games.

    Basically whenever I'm playing games that are either intense or fps uncapped my screen turns black for a second or two and then goes to normal again. This can happen once every few minutes or every few seconds while playing. This problem does not exist while browsing etc. GPU: XFX RX 580 8G...
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    My newly built PC has stopped working - please help!

    Setup Processor: Intel Core i5-6500 3.20GHz (Skylake) Socket LGA1151 Processor PSU: Corsair CXM750 ATX/EPS Semi-Modular 80 PLUS Bronze Power Supply Unit, 750 W Motherboard: GIGABYTE Z170-HD3 RAM: 2x4GB 2133MHz Kingston HyperX Fury DDR4 Memory Storage: 250GB Samsung EVO 850 SSD and a 500GB HDD...
  19. AliceMare

    Gateway Desktop Power Button Flashes with No Display

    Hello, I've been having trouble with an old Gateway desktop for some time now. About a month ago, I had installed a graphics card to the computer and the computer had recognized it, but never used it(it always said second priority). Whenever I disabled the onboard graphics, the screen would go...
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    Power Supply and Motherboard Compatability

    I just purchased a GA-Z170X-Ultra Gaming Motherboard and I'm trying to use an old dell power supply(the exact one as you see here) to power it. The output max for my power supply is 305W, will that be enough to power up my motherboard and cpu? I've been trying to get it to work and I don't know...
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