BlueTreecko Posted September 26, 2009 Share Posted September 26, 2009 Hi there! I got my new rig in March 2009 and was incredibly happy with it. However, recently there have been issues. Just last week, on Saturday morning, the computer shut itself off while it was on. Meaning, it just went black. I checked other things in my room, to see if I perhaps blown a fuse, but this was not the case. It was on a good two hours before it conked out. I tried turning it on again, but it would lose power immediately after a second. So only the fans and the lights went on for that incredibly short period of time. After that I tried testing different plugs, because I thought it was the power bar. I also turned off the computer and unplugged the wire to check it. I ended up switching the which one it was plugged into on the power bar. I turned on the computer, and it worked for about an hour. Then it did the same black out. This happened 2 other times that day. So, I switched out the entire power bar. It worked perfectly again. Then today, again in the morning almost to the same hour as last week, it blacked out after an hour of use. I turned it back on and it lasted like a minute or two. Blacked out again. I tried different plugs on the new power bar, then I tried bypassing it and went for direct connection to the wall socket. Still nothing. The computer keeps blacking out 1 second after I press the power button. I have a small LCD poster for my Mother Board, it displays this only: "WELCOME" then instantaneously: "PWR_OFF" then kaput. This all lasts 1 second. -------------------------------------------------- I've already checked the RAM, not the problem. I've also checked if all the power connections were solid. They were. I've checked if it was the start button malfunctioning. It wasn't. Since the thing doesn't get to the BIOS anymore (heck the monitor doesn't even have time to turn on). I don't think this is a motherboard issue. So, could this be the Corsair HX1000W PSU?:confused: If you would like to see my specs, they're on my profile. So, any ideas?...:sigh!: Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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