PC won't boot

Wednesday night, there was a power outage and my pc was on, when I tried to turn on the PC, nothing was working. No fan was runnings, PSU was not running, the only thing I saw that was blinking was the clrCMOS button in the back panel of the motherboard and the power and reset button switch integrated into the motherboard. I've tried unplugging the power cord for the wall for a few mintes, then pressing the clrCMOS button, and then plugging in the cord back to no availability.

My pc specs is:

CPU: Intel Core 2 Duo E6850 3.0Gzh
Mobo: Asus Maximus Formula
Ram: Corsair DDR2 - 800 - 2x2 gigs of ram
PSU: OCZ ZS series 750 watt
Video Card: Asus 8800 GT 512

Could it be the PSU that is dead or the mobo? I've read on other forums to just unplug the PC completly, take out the battery from the battery and what a few hours to see if the PSU will reset itself and the CMSO will reset itself, but not sure if that would do the trick. Also, tonight I'll try another PSU I have just to see if it works.

Any suggestions would be great, thx.

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  1. Yep if you're lucky and nothing was damaged try the battery removal to reset your bios.
    You only need to remove the battery for 5min.
    Power surges and outages often corrupt bios settings.
  2. Issue was resolved. Bad PSU. Replaced it and all is good now.
  3. gansta24 said:
    Issue was resolved. Bad PSU. Replaced it and all is good now.

    Invest in a quality surge protector one that costs more then $20.
    Anything below that is an extension cord.
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