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Power shuts down

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by Mvega, Feb 15, 2005.

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  1. Mvega

    Mvega Thread Starter

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    HI guys:

    I gave this PC that the power supply wasn't working. So I replaced it with another brand but with the same output (400W). Now every time I power up the PC the PS seen to start but immediately shut down. I returned the PS and place in another one but same thing happened.

    Any suggestion?


    Thanks in advance,

    Mvega
     
  2. winbob

    winbob

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    In general, the cause of these symptoms is severe overheating of the Processor Chip or the Power Supply itself.

    Do you hear a "click" when the system shuts down?

    What do you have to do to restart it:
    a. What a period of time?
    b. Reset the PS on/off switch?
    c. something else?

    If it is the Chip overheating...is the Chip Fan starting? Is the heatsink mounted correctly and FLUSH to the chip?

    Did you use a thermal paste or a thermal pad for good contact.
     
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