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Computer wont turn on again after turning off

I have a very specific issue. ~2 months after getting my new computer, I could not turn it on anymore. So I disassembled it, did a few tests, tried to fix and found out following:

- Computer runs fine, until I turn it off
- When I try to turn it on again, it fails, nothing happens, not even fans turn on, but motherboard light is on.
- If I completely unplug graphics card from MB, put it back in and then try to run the computer again, it starts normally.
- This happens every time the same way.

MB: ASUS Strix B250G
Power: EVGA 500 BQ, modular, 80+ Bronze
Graphics: MSI GTX 1070 GAMING 8G

My only thought is that maybe the graphics card is touching something it should not on MB and because of that its failing. Or maybe the MB is faulty somehow.

Thanks to all,

George

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Re: not turn on

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That's quite impractical indeed. I'd call the maker of the PC and let them fix it under warranty.

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Re: not turn on

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Yeah, I have this as my last resort but probably would need to do it anyway if nothing else helps..

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A test

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When it won't turn on.

Turn off the psu.
Unplug the psu power cord.
Let it sit for a couple of minutes.

Connect the psu power cord.
Turn on the psu.
Does the machine power up?

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A test

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Hi, I already tried that before. No, it does not help. I let it unplugged overnight and still did not help.

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Return

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Hey! I would try to return/sell the graphics card and get a new one or get a new mother board also try to call the company that made the pc and make them fix it under warranty (if you have one of course)

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