Possible PSU or Mobo problem similar to many others

By Dieselsplash
Feb 25, 2007
  1. Computer has been working fine for 3 months

    I bought a PSU sleeving kit
    I DID NOT remember to take the AC power cord out of the wall (Stupid I know please don't write back about that)
    I DID NOT Take ATX24 pin out of Mobo before unconnecting cables
    I'm almost sure I Grounded myself multiple times, but maybe I touched something when I was opening it up and unhooking my fans


    My computer now has the power standby LED ON, and when I press the power switch, I get a short BURST of power to my fans (yes many posts on this I know)

    What I have done so far

    I HAVE checked ALL connections in the computer 5 times, and all connections are plugged in correct and clean.
    I HAVE switched voltage back and forth, which helped once a month ago after installing a new sound card, but not now
    I HAVE tried to short the pins by using a Screwdriver
    I HAVE tried resetting the CMOS jumper
    I HAVE tried unplugging my HDD
    I have NOT tried another PSU, but I will.

    Please help with suggestions
    I'm pretty sure I just need another PSU or Mobo ( I need a better mobo anyway, and My PSU is kinda low for my new 7900GS I think so I wouldn't mind that, but the money if the old part is BROKEN would piss me off)
    What should I do other than what I wrote above?


    Asus p5b MOBO
    FSP 450w PSU
    C2D 2.13 oc'd to 2.4
    2gb corsair XMS 800
    Seagate 7200.10 250gb
    XFX 7900gs 256mb overclocked
    Lightscribe DVD burner
    Zalman Cnps9500 CPU cooler
    Audigy pro 4 limited sound card
    Logitech z5300e 5.1 speakers
    Viewsonic 19inch WS
  2. Jesse_hz

    Jesse_hz TS Maniac Posts: 545

    That's dangerous. If you had it set to 115V and you were in fact feeding it 230V you could really have screwed your PSU and possibly other parts of your computer.

    Would you please put your specs in your public profile. Thanks.
  3. Rage_3K_Moiz

    Rage_3K_Moiz Sith Lord Posts: 5,443   +38

    It more than likely seems you fried ur PSU and possibly ur mobo as well.
  4. Dieselsplash

    Dieselsplash TS Rookie Topic Starter

    No I mean I flicked the switch back and forth
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