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PC won't turn on

SirBriggsy

26 months ago

I built my first PC about t months ago amd everything has worked great, however I was using it today and all of a sudden it switches off, I thought it was a power cut at first but now when I try to turn it on nothing happens and the power supply just clicks.

The first few times a few lights came on and the fans ran for a split second before switching off again but now thats stopped.

I think it may be the power supply but I'm not sure. Thanks for any help

Pc build: https://uk.pcpartpicker.com/user/SirBriggsy/saved/92gXHx

Comments

  • 26 months ago
  • 2 points

Re-check power connections and that all parts are seated properly. Are you sure there wasn't a power surge to kill your rig?

  • 26 months ago
  • 1 point

I'll check again that everything is connected properly however surely something wouldnt just disconnect after 5 months, and what do you mean by a power surge? What would cause this? Thanks

  • 26 months ago
  • 2 points

If something, like 4+4 power, wasn't fully seated it could conceivably work itself out over time. That's why I suggest checking connections.

A power surge is when a burst of unexpected electricity comes through the power supply to your house. That can cook anything plugged in. You DO have your computer powered through quality surge protector right?

If you have access to a different power supply, try that. Also, try plugging other things into wherever your computer is plugged in. May as well check the wall socket. If nothing works from that outlet, plug your rig into a different outlet and see what happens.

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