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New psu not working properly


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#1 Goochi

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Posted 30 January 2016 - 08:01 PM

I was using my computer like normal, and my computer shut off and I heard a popping noise followed by a bad smell. It wouldn't turn on at all after this. I assumed it was the power supply. I then looked up ways to confirm if it was, and I tested it using the method of testing the fan with a paperclip. It seemed like it wasn't getting power. So I went out and bought a corsair cx750m psu.I just finished hooking it up and it's not working. With this one it at least shows a little sign of power, one of my fans comes on for about half of a second when I push the power button. Could it not have been the psu or do I have this hooked up wrong? What else could be wrong? Everything went together properly when I was plugging things in. This is the first time I've replaced my psu so I'm kind of clueless on this.


http://m.imgur.com/UwS0VHz picture of the inside if it helps

I'm on my phone currently, just say if you need more information and thanks.

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#2 Goochi

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Posted 30 January 2016 - 08:04 PM

FC gagabyte GA-B75M-D3H motherboard

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Posted 31 January 2016 - 12:08 PM

IME...I've only heard popping one time since I've had a system...when a motherboard blew something.  I'd suspect that as being problematical with a new PSU having been acquired.

 

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Posted 31 January 2016 - 02:58 PM

I've only had a PSU pop like that once.  I did the exact same thing as you, bought a new PSU and similar results.  I replaced the mobo only to discover the CPU and memory were bad as well.  Apparently when it popped, it basically fried everything, except the HDD.  I ended up buying all new parts and building a whole new PC.

 

Hopefully that's not the case for you.  It does sound like your motherboard has issues though.






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