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  1. #46
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    You're saying that aside from the fan momentarily starting, the CM psu did not boot the board?

  2. #47
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    Danceman:

    Yes, The CM PSU would not boot the system. The Powerman PSU I tried right after had no issues booting. The exchange I got from the store was an Enermax, which booted as well. The store tested the CM PSU as "good." That puzzled me.
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  3. #48
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    Yea simple things like power good signals etc.. can cause that kind of stuff. Have had a few weird no gos over the yrs, both from reputable brands.
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  4. #49
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    Well seeing another thread here gave me an idea as to a guide as to what psus are well known for being generic/crap

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