System dead after CPU swap?

So I just gotten done swapping out processors. Before the swap, everything was working fine. After the swap when I went to plug the psu back into the wall, all my fans starte to spin up like normal, only to cut out quickly. I got a wires little buzz from the psu and then nothing.

Now nothing spins up when I plug it in, but my motherboard as everything else lights up like normal. Did I manage to short something?


It's an Intel 790i Ultra an I had just swapped in a Qx6700
Everything was powered by the Dell 1Kw psu that came in their XPS systems
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