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Old 03-23-2008, 02:40 PM   #11 (permalink)
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Well you're definitely not stressing any of your rails with that setup. I had a similar problem with the computer where it kept doing what you describe, turning on for a second and then restarting over and over again until it turned on. It turns out that one of my Molex connectors behind a bunch of other wires was lose and causing the system to short. After I rewired it and put a zip tie on it to make sure it didn't come apart I haven't had the problem again. If you don't notice any lose connections you might have a failing PSU, if it's still under warranty I'd replace it.


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ive found that as long as i dont turn off the back switch on the power supply the problem is gone. but if i turn off the switch for say to work on it, then the problem come s back witch is really weird.

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Sounds like a defective psu then.

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