Comp starts for 2-3 seconds, shuts downs and repeats

By Ben415
Sep 19, 2013
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  1. I just finished my first PC build, using an Asus Z87 pro motherboard, 1tb western digital HDD, 120 gig Samsung 840 ssd, i5-4430, 850 watt HX Corsair power, nvidia GTX 760 GPU, 8 gig (2x4) corsair vengeance ram in a Haf 932 advanced case. I put it together, and the computer boots for 1-2 seconds, shuts down, and after about 5-10 seconds repeats that. I looked around and people said to disconect drives and ram and try again to get to BIOS, but no luck. any ideas guys?
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    Ben415 TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 27

    Some people have been talking about insulated washers for the MOBO, but I did not get any...
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    Ben415 TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 27

    New news! after a bit of fiddling, the computer now runs but the speaker is making what I assume to be an error noise of dooo do do do. dooo do do do. I will look into and get back, but if anyone knows that would be super helpful.
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    Ben415 TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 27

    Ugh. The error noise was said to be a lack of ram, so after opening the computer and resecuring the
    ram, it now will onlyboot for 1/2 second, shut down and wont start up by itself anymore.

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