Turning on power supply then plugging into motherboard Tags: Motherboards Power Supplies Last response: December 29, 2012 4:29 AM in Motherboards Share Bobmal December 29, 2012 1:18:23 AM Would it be safe to do the following?: Turn on power supply by shorting it (green and black wires) Then plug the CPU and motherboard cables into a motherboard. My motherboard isn't turning on (no beeps or anything), so would this be a viable option? More about : turning power supply plugging motherboard ss202sl a b V Motherboard December 29, 2012 1:25:38 AM Are you asking if you should connect a shorted PSU to your motherboard? The answer is NO. Is this a new build? m 0 l Bobmal December 29, 2012 1:46:19 AM ss202sl said:Are you asking if you should connect a shorted PSU to your motherboard? The answer is NO. Is this a new build? I've had it for a little bit, and the motherboard stopped working a few days ago m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer clok555 December 29, 2012 4:29:12 AM if MOBO stopped working RMA the fudger m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Power supply doesn't turn on when plugged into the motherboard. Forum SolvedPower supply not turning on after installing new motherboard Forum Will plugging my graphics card into my power supply improve performance Forum Solved3 case fans - plug into motherboard or power supply? Forum Power supply plug has different pins than my motherboard Forum Computer turns on right away when power supply is plugged in Forum Need help! New power supply, fans won't turn just graphics card fan connected to motherboard Forum Need help! New power supply, fans won't turn just graphics card fan connected to motherboard Forum SolvedPower Supply fan works with paperclip but does not turn on with Motherboard Forum Motherboard and Power Supply have differing plugs Forum SolvedPower turns off when large power pin is plugged into the motherboard Forum Computer does not turn on when Hard Drive is plugged into power supply Forum SolvedComputer not turning on - not the power supply? Forum Bad motherboard? Power supply would not turn on. Forum SolvedPower Supply not Turning on Forum [New build] The computer turns on automatically when the front power button is plugged into the motherboard Forum Computer won\'t turn on. Power supply is okay. Is the motherboard bad? Forum Power Supply wont turn on when connected to Motherboard Forum Power Supply wont turn on when connected to Motherboard Forum 20+4 pin power cable not plugging into 24 pin motherboard Forum More resources Read discussions in other Motherboards categories BIOS Boot Chipsets ASRock Asus Chaintech DFI Elitegroup FIC Foxconn Gigabyte Intel MSI-Microstar !