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Old 07-31-2007, 09:11 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Hello, I'm currently building my first computer. I've put in the cpu/cooler, RAM, video card, and power supply. I've connect the front panel stuff. Then before I got to far, i decided to turn it on. So I plugged it in, and pushed power. Nothing. I made sure to plug in the 24pin, 4pin, and the pcie. I also plugged in the front panel power connectors. Now what could be wrong, why won't it turn on. Is there something I am missing.
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Flipped the switch on the power supply?
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tried it both ways.
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120/240V switch? are you sure jumpers are correct?
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Also check mobo manual to make sure you have the wires from the case plugged in correctly and in the right spot.
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120/240V switch? are you sure jumpers are correct?
??What jumpers should i check? Where's the 120/240v switch? I'm new to this :/

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Also check mobo manual to make sure you have the wires from the case plugged in correctly and in the right spot.
double checked that, but tommorrow i'll triple check if i can't find another solution.
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The 120/240V switch is a switch on the back of the PSU. If you live in the US, it should be on 120V.
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did you plug in the 4 pin 12v connector for the cpu?

Also, make sure you are not grounded. Count your standoffs and make sure you have a screw in each one and you dont have any extra's sticking up.... yes i know from experience a long time ago, dont ask
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did you plug in the 4 pin 12v connector for the cpu?
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I made sure to plug in the 24pin, 4pin, and the pcie.
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The front panel connections can be confusing re-check those. Make sure the CPU fan is plugged in .Also make sure your memory is in the correct slots.
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