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Old 07-10-2010, 04:55 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Any ideas PSU

I downsized my old computer took it to a local shop.


CASE: Lian Li 8nwx
Fans: two 120 mm
PSU: Antec truepower 650 watt
MB: Giga-byte EP 45T
CPU: Pentium 4 3.8 prescott socket 775 lba Retail use standard cooler
Ram: Corsair 4 gb 1333 DDR3
Video Card: ATI x700 pro pci-e
Soundcard: Soundblaster Audigy 2 zs
Plextor dvd-rw
Vantec trayless hd hotswap
Vantec trayless hd hotswap
No OS or formatted drives yet

The issue I notice it I hit power button on it starts for two seconds turns off then turns on again for a few seconds turns off after 4 times it stays on. Fans are going. The repair guy thinks my soundcard is cause and powersupply.

any ideas why this is happening?


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Try uninstalling your sound card and using the onboard audio to rule out the sound card.

Your PSU has a five year warranty on it. You could always contact Antec and see about RMAing it.


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Took out soundcard put in another one still doing it.
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