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Green mobo light, briefly powers on but then off

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  1. Zenoxio

    Zenoxio Thread Starter

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    Just moved to a new apartment and now my custom rig won't power on.

    The mobo light is green.

    When I try to power it on via the button, every powers on (fans spin etc) for a second then shuts down again. It won't power on again until I flip the switch.

    I checked the voltage setting and it's at 115 which is right since I'm in the US. I had tried 230 once when I found it wasn't turning on and it stayed on, but I powered it off since that shouldn't be the setting to use.

    Any idea what this would indicate? What causes the power to instantly shut off?

    Specs:

    Vid card: XFX HD-585X-ZNFC Radeon HD 5850 1GB 256-bit DDR5
    Mobo: SERVER_MB ASUS|P6T WS PRO X58 R
    Case: CASE ANTEC|NINE HUNDRED BK RT
    CPU: Intel Core i7 Processor i7-920 2.66GHz 8MB LGA1366 CPU
    CPU fan: ARCTIC COOLING Freezer 7 Pro Rev.2 92mm
    PSU: PSU RAIDMAX | HYBRID2 RX-730SS 730W
    RAM: MEM 2Gx3|CORSAIR TR3X6G1600C8 G
     
  2. enosoma

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    Try another power outlet. Sounds like the one you have is faulty (i.e. not getting enough voltage or there's a hum or static). If that's seems to work, call an electrician.

    I am not an electrician or for that matter certain that I am correct.
     
  3. Zenoxio

    Zenoxio Thread Starter

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    It's in a power strip with another computer and the other computer works fine. But I tested it on another outlet, still same issue.
     
  4. dustyjay

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    Please post your system specs, To include Make and model System if Big Box, or same info for the following if custom or home built, Mother Board (including Revision number), Processor (Exact Model Number), Ram, Video Card, Hdd(s), Optical Drive(s), Power Supply Manufacturer Model, Wattage and Amperage on the +12V Rails, OS, and any other peripherals installed on the motherboard.
     
  5. Zenoxio

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    Edited into OP. Let me get the rest of the info.
     
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