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After movig to another country i've changed TACENS RADIX II 420 Watts power supply for 220 Volt to 600 Watts AGIL-PS600-P4 110 Volt new power supply and the PC doesn't boot, just fans move slowly. Why?

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Hi!
First, unplug the power cord from the computer.
Push the power button of the computer several times.
Reconnect the cable and try powering up again.

Next, double check all internal power connections...
It's only a thought, but it sounds like you forgot to connect the 4-pins extra power connector:
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Some graphic cards demand extra power (and have a special connector for it); If your card is one of those, make sure to connect it as well.

Also, most power supplies have a switch for 110-220V. Make sure yours if properly adjusted to 110V.

At last, take a look at those tips. Maybe it's just a coincidence that your computer doesn't boot now, and there's other reason for this problem.

Good luck,
Pelu.

Posted on Jul 06, 2010

  • vruiz228 Jul 06, 2010

    thanks for the answer. I thoroughly checked all connections, including the four pins auxiliary plug, the video card is a simple NVIDIA FX500, the monitor says no signal, after pressing power button with 220 volts power supply, only the fans move slowly, when powered with 110 volts nothing happens.

  • Ran Kedar
    Ran Kedar Jul 07, 2010

    It sounds like a faulty power supply if it doesn't even power up on 110V. It's like the 220-110V switch is only "for decoration".... Try using, as a check, another power supply, preferably of other model.

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