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    Default Re: New Board Won't Start Up, Just Buzzes & Powers Down

    Well, this PSU does have an eight pin and a 4+4 pin CPU power cable, so the OP's description of both cables fitting makes sense.

    The video cables are of the six and six + two type, which are unlikely to fit in the CPU power connector.

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    Default Re: New Board Won't Start Up, Just Buzzes & Powers Down

    So new logic board, new CPU, new power supply. I hit the power button, and the exact same thing happens as before. WHAT is going on here? This doesn't make any sense to me. I consider it extremely unlikely that I got two defective items back to back, whether it be the PSU or logic board or CPU that is causing this. So, what is going on here? I'm really starting to regret this project.

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    Default Re: New Board Won't Start Up, Just Buzzes & Powers Down

    Whenever I put together a computer system, I always place the motherboard on a cardboard box beside the computer case and power up and stress test the system. After I have verified that everything works, only then will I install everything in the computer case. If there is a problem when it's in the case, this probably means that there is a wire/cable problem or that there is a short circuit, possibly with the motherboard standoffs or at the rear I/O panel.

    Never power up a motherboard with an anti-static bag or mat underneath the motherboard.


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    What is the brand name and model number of your new power supply?

    You are wasting your time and ours by not including a detailed hardware list in your PC Specs or forum signature.

    We need detailed information about ALL OF THE HARDWARE in your system.

    We can best help you after you create a detailed hardware list in the System Specs
    portion of your forum profile at the bottom of the profile page or in your forum signature.
    Be sure to include brand names and model numbers.
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    Q9650 @ 4.10GHz [9x456MHz]
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    MSI N460GTX Hawk Talon Attack (1GB) video card <---- SLI ---->
    Seasonic SS-660XP2 80 Plus Platinum psu (660w)
    WD Caviar Black WD6401AALS 640GB (data)
    Samsung 840 Pro 256GB SSD (boot)
    SLI @ 16/4 works when running HyperSLI
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    Default Re: New Board Won't Start Up, Just Buzzes & Powers Down

    So after further testing, the problem is solved. The board WAS in fact shorting out, on the standoffs from the old CPU fan, which this new board/fan combo is not using. I removed them and now everything seems to be functioning normally.

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    Default Re: New Board Won't Start Up, Just Buzzes & Powers Down

    Glad to hear that you solved the problem, thanks for the update.
    Q9650 @ 4.10GHz [9x456MHz]
    P35-DS4 [rev: 2.0] ~ Bios: F14
    4x2GB OCZ Reaper PC2-8500 1094MHz @5-5-5-15
    MSI N460GTX Hawk Talon Attack (1GB) video card <---- SLI ---->
    Seasonic SS-660XP2 80 Plus Platinum psu (660w)
    WD Caviar Black WD6401AALS 640GB (data)
    Samsung 840 Pro 256GB SSD (boot)
    SLI @ 16/4 works when running HyperSLI
    Cooler Master 120XL Seidon push/pull AIO cpu water cooling
    Cooler Master HAF XB computer case (RC-902XB-KKN1)
    Asus VH242H 24" monitor [1920x1080]
    MSI N460GTX Hawk (1GB) video card
    Logitech Z-5500 Digital 5.1 Speakers
    win7 x64 sp1 Home Premium
    HT|Omega Claro plus+ sound card
    CyberPower CP1500PFCLCD UPS
    E6300 (R0) @ 3.504GHz [8x438MHz] ~~ P35-DS3L [rev: 1.0] ~ Bios: F9 ~~ 4x2GB Kingston HyperX T1 PC2-8500, 876MHz @4-4-4-10
    Seasonic X650 80+ gold psu (650w) ~~ Xigmatek Balder HDT 1283 cpu cooler ~~ Cooler Master CM 690 case (RC-690-KKN1-GP)
    Samsung 830 128GB SSD MZ-7PC128B/WW (boot) ~~ WD Caviar Black WD6401AALS 640GB (data) ~~ ZM-MFC2 fan controller
    HT|Omega Striker 7.1 sound card ~~ Asus VH242H monitor [1920x1080] ~~ Logitech Z-5500 Digital 5.1 Speakers
    win7 x64 sp1 Home Premium ~~ CyberPower CP1500PFCLCD U.P.S
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