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Old 05-02-2012, 11:15 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Wondering what is going on. I just put in another graphics card, 120mm fan and a 5 channel 30W per channel manual fan controller. For whatever reason the rig does not boot up on the first try, it starts and then stops and the next time I hit the power button it comes up like nothing is wrong. It could be a power supply issue, or maybe the way I have it hooked up. One of the channels on the controller was not working, so I took the one fan and made it still run off of the power supply and be controlled by the motherboard. I have a 750W PSU and was wondering if I need a bigger one or if this should be sufficient or if it is nothing to worry about.

The two times I tried starting it up and it did not boot was with only the power chord plugged in, but this shouldnt cause an issue anyways.

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i7 2700k processor
2 EVGA GTX 570 graphics cards
Corsair Bronze 750W PSU
ASUS P8z68 Pro/Gen 3 Motherboard
16Gb Corsair Vengence Ram
1TB Western Digital Caviar Black Hard Drive

This is all running inside of HAF 932 Advanced case with 3 230mm fans and 2 120mm case fans with a manual fan controller
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