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Anonymous
August 15, 2014 12:22:23 PM

http://pcpartpicker.com/p/Ww2kHx

Here is my build, just pieced it together in PCPartPicker so you guys could see it. I powered it up and it brought me to the 'New CPU/Mobo' start up screen, so I turned it off and got it into place, plugged it all back up and now it won't work. Nothing was knocked/dropped, literally just shuffled to the side a little and the case put back on.

Opened it back up, no wires knocked out/dislodged - all is still solid. Any advice?

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August 15, 2014 12:44:43 PM

Well a 500w bronze PSU with all that seems kinda iffy, and you might really be pushing it. Do you have a higher wattage PSU to try it with, or a less powerful graphics card?
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Anonymous
August 15, 2014 12:56:48 PM

Removed the GPU entirely and let it run off the integrated - still nothing.
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August 15, 2014 1:01:15 PM

Actually, it could be your PSU. If its not even turning on this is my guess, you would get something even if the mobo was dead or something.
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Anonymous
August 15, 2014 1:33:12 PM

I managed to get it working, one of the pin-sockets was not going in properly. Straightened it out and it's working.

I know this PSU is a 38amp 12v and the GPU tops out at 42amp 12v. Will this cause too many issues? Should I upgrade the PSU soon anyway?
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Anonymous
August 15, 2014 2:26:40 PM

Could someone give me something better that I could replace it with, or will this be safe? Preferably not too much more than $60.
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August 19, 2014 11:33:50 PM

Should be fine is my guess.
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August 20, 2014 5:04:22 AM

Anonymous said:
Could someone give me something better that I could replace it with, or will this be safe? Preferably not too much more than $60.

The cx should do without overclocking,for a better and cheaper one could you look at this one,
http://pcpartpicker.com/part/rosewill-power-supply-hive...

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