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new motherboard, pc wont start


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keytthom

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hello,
i have just installed a new motherboard into my pc and it starts for half a second maybe less. i have only the 4pin power and the 20 pin power cables plugged into the motherboard, along with the memory, power button, the cpu, and cpu fan.

my specs are:
Motherboard gigabyte GA-73PVM-S2H
intel pentium d 3ghz
Memory 2gb of ballistix tracer
Graphics card integrated in mobo
Windows 7
fsp 250w psu

Edited by keytthom, 26 October 2009 - 10:17 AM.

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makai

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Hello,

The user manual for this motherboard recommends a 400W PSU. It's likely your 250 watt psu is underpowered. Of course, it may be something else altogether, but you may not know unless you change the psu first.
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