I've come home today and switched on the PC I've built a few months ago only for the machine to whir for a few short seconds and then die. It repeats this until I disconnect the power lead. Nothing is output to the screen and this cut out happens very quickly after switching it on.
What could this be and how could it be fixed? Is it the power supply? I'm in despair :-( My spec is below, everything is new and was bought and assembled within the last 6months, system has been fantastic until now.
Any help appreciated.
Power Supply: 620W CoolerMaster Real Power M620 Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-X58A-UD3R Intel X58 (Socket 1366) DDR3 Processor: Intel Core i7 930 2.80GHz @ 4.00GHz RAM: 6GB DDR3 OS Windows 7 64bit
unfortunately, in my experience if a component is gonna go it usually does in the first 6 months or so. I would first of all try to hear the BIOS beeps, in your mobo handbook it will tell you what they mean. Unless you have changed any hardware just before it went, it could be anything ...but I do NOT think its your power supply, because if the fans spin at all then it is almost certainly working ...
your best bet is to disconnect everything and take the ram out ....if it spins up , it may be the cpu (yes it does happen) ...
let us know how you resolve it
Here's the latest - A replacement, and better model PSU arrived today. I've plugged it into the system and I'm having the same problem. Luckily the retailer just swapped PSUs for me with little testing.
I've tried now taking the motherboard out of the case with no HDDs or extras plugged into it, I just have the CPU, CPU cooler, RAM and PSU and I'm having the same problem. I'm going a bit spare now lol
I bought the motherboard, RAMM and CPU from Overclockers as an overclocked bundle. I think I'm going to bring this up with them now.