PC won't power up with ATX 4-pin connected to motherboard

By jro175
Dec 26, 2011
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  1. hey guys, maybe someone can help me with this problem, my pc has been running fine for awhile, i was encoding a movie overnight, woke up and the pc is off, didnt pay much mind, get home from work and it wont power on. Long story short, i snooped around, unplugged the 4 pin from motherboard and she starts up!, plug it back in and when i press power button, she is dead again, any ideas? need a new MB??
  2. Buckshot420

    Buckshot420 TS Enthusiast Posts: 301

    is the cpu stock or has it been OC'd?
  3. jro175

    jro175 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    stock cpu....
  4. Buckshot420

    Buckshot420 TS Enthusiast Posts: 301

    sounds like the psu. You may want to test it on another computer.
  5. Tedster

    Tedster Techspot old timer..... Posts: 6,000   +15

    perhaps the PSU is bad. replace it.

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