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Newly installed, first boot up PSU problem

I made sure to install everything correctly, but the first time i turned on the computer with the new PSU, it started, lit up for about a second, and then shut off. After I unhooked it i heard a strange whirr or woosh noise come from the PSU. Is it a faulty unit?

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Re: Newly installed, first boot up PSU problem

If it's a new PSU, then return it for a replacement...Even online distributors will replace faulty units. And since your old PSU works on it, I'd have to say it's the new PSU that's faulty. Did you make sure that it's the right PSU for the CPU that you have? (As there are PSU units for AMD and seperate ones for Intel...Intel just has a additional power cord to connect to the motherboard)

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