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Computer not booting, making high pitched noise

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September 23, 2013 1:02:57 PM

Hello,My friend and I are building a pc and we have everything connected correctly (to my knowledge) however when we boot up the pc, the fans spin however he pc will refuse to boot to the bios screen. We are using an 8350, 8GB corsair vengeance and an asus M5A78l m motherboard. The only doubt I have is that the CPU power connector is not correctly plugged in. We are using what seems to be a GPU connector but we cannot find a different power lead. Also a green light is constant when the pc is started and a high pitched squeak is heard.
Any suggestions?Thanks
September 23, 2013 1:08:11 PM

The GPU connector is marked PCIe as a rule. The CPU Connector is two 4 pin Connectors with black and yellow wires. The PCIe connector is generally a 6 pin + 2 pin connector.
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September 23, 2013 2:42:38 PM

Thanks guys. I think we know what the problem is, we have not got the correct cable for the CPU power. However we are struggling to find which one is correct. The PSU we have is an XFX pro core 650w edition.
Any ideas or pictures?
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September 23, 2013 2:53:17 PM

Ah okay, thanks. We will test that tomorrow
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September 23, 2013 3:04:29 PM

reubenno said:
Ah okay, thanks. We will test that tomorrow


That was the first thing listed in the article I posted above.
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