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How is the system running now?
Those capacitors look like some type of glue or something on them.
If the problem continues let me know and I will have another tech look at the picture of the capacitor to verofy the findings.
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I have looked at both pictures of the PSU.
On the correct mounting of the PSU, more info is needed.
Are there any other vent holes on the PSU?
If yes, then what is the position relevant to the fan on the PSU.
The general way to mount the PSU is with the vents inside the case and the fan exhausting to the outside. This draws air from the case and puts it across the PSU to help cool it.
You do not want hot air blowing on the main board. That will further heat up the board and the CPU.

Regarding the gooey stuff on the PSU capacitors. That does not look good. There shouldn't be any. Furthur inspection would be required, but opening up a PSU is dangerous and there are no serviceable parts inside.
I would recommend getting the PSU replaced.
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the psu fan is blowing cool air in to the case also the case is no longer hot. It used to get hot before when the psu was facing the other way.

So far no power shutdown i will leave it running 24hrs on.
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This is good news for sure.
Hopefully the PSU being installed wrong is the culprit for all this.
Please let us know after 24 hours what the results are.
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So far so good its been 18 hrs and system running fine I ran speedfan are these readings within normal range?...keep in mind I have the case panel removed.

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Great to hear and please let us know what happens when you get to the one day mark.
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ok its been 24hrs system stable no power outage.
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That is great news.
It seems your investigation has found the root of the problem.
It's funny how one thing out of place can cause all this.
I'm happy that it has now seemed to be resolved.
We will continue to monitor this topic for any updates or issues that may rise again.
Congratulations and a job well done. :) :) :) :)
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