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Power Supply Fan not turning on - New Build - pedwards - 02-04-2012

I assume that's a death sentence no? I tried an out of case test with all my components, and the power supply looked like it didn't do a thing. Didn't smell anything. The fan didn't turn on. Nothing on the motherboard lit up. I even changed the main power cable with one from my old PC. Nothing. Unplugged all the components and tried again. Nothing.

It's a SeaSonic Platinum-1000 1000W 80 PLUS Platinum Modular. I tried switching it on / off several times to "reset" it.. still no life from it.

What luck. 2 weeks to get this stuff in, and now this happens. Sad

1.) If you were me, would you go out to get a store bought one to continue testing? Or wait the 1 week to wait for the whole exchange process to happen again ( I do have a year warranty on the machine).

My only concern is I will wait one week and find something else defective. For a weekend project, turning into a month long one.

2.) If I do decided wait for exchange, how should I store my mobo? I have the siverlight heatsync attached, so not willing to unattach that. Should I screw it into the case? So I just leave it covered somewhere?

Thanks much


RE: Power Supply Fan not turning on - New Build - ichigeki - 02-04-2012

Quick checks:
24 pin connection to mobo.
8 pin connection to cpu.
Switch on PSU is ON.
If its connected to a volt protection switch to ON.
Try with just CPU RAM and MOBO.

mmm, thats all i can think of.


RE: Power Supply Fan not turning on - New Build - ricky07652 - 02-05-2012

If your mobo has one, use the clear CMOS button or the MemOK button. If it still doesn't work call them for help.[/align]


RE: Power Supply Fan not turning on - New Build - carlstar - 02-05-2012

if it is an easy take back then do it. The walk will do you good.
If not. Crap. Cable changes and test with yours and others. a friends or to work... just don't blame me for anything that blows up.
Always best to let other do serious testing when it comes to actual power supplies.


RE: Power Supply Fan not turning on - New Build - pedwards - 02-05-2012

Figured it out. I forgot to push the stupid power button on the mobo given the graphics card was covering it. D'ohh!

If it was in a case, I'd be like duh... push the power. For some reason I expected doing an out of box test to magically power on.

Whoops! Thanks for all the help! Blush