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  1. #1

    Need Help

    i recently built my own computer from the ground up, when i went to turn it on it would only stay on for a few moments and turn off on its own.
    Thinking that the 750W PSU was under powered i replaced it with a 1000W and now it won't even turn on

    any help is greatly appreciated
    setup:
    intel core2 quadcore
    750i SLI nForce motherboard
    GeForce 9600 GSO graphics card (SLI)
    GeForce 9800GT graphics
    1TB HDD
    500GB HDD
    creative blaster sound card (xtreme gamer series)
    1000W PSU
    2 120mm fans
    heatsink fan

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    When you have SLI cards, I think that they must be the same exact card. Also, check your heatsink.
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  3. #3
    There appears to be grey paint? I don't see why it won't atlest turn on

  4. #4
    Problem was a defective motherboard, a capacitor was broken off

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