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Old January 15th, 2021, 05:49 AM
oasis.g oasis.g is offline
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Power Problem?

I have a desktop that once I turn off. I cannot immediately turn it back on. This seems to have been a problem for quite some time now but it has just gotten worse over time. I used to be able to flip the power on/off by the power cord in the back and unplug and plug in my power cord from my desktop to solve the problem. Now I have to wait about 30 minutes before it turns on. If I try to turn it on after I only wait about 10 minutes the lights turn on for a bit but the computer doesn't turn on. If I try immediately after it shuts off there are no lights on the desktop.

I haven't tried much else outside of blowing cool air to dust off my computer. I have also tried to unplug and plug in my exention cord.

Here are my parts:

AMD Ryzen 5 1600 (14nm) 3.2 GHz 6-Core Processor
ASRock AB350M Pro4 Micro ATX AM4 Motherboard
Corsair Vengeance LPX 16 GB (2 x 8 GB) DDR4-3000 CL15 Memory
Hitachi Deskstar 7K2000 2 TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive
Asus GeForce GTX 1050 Ti 4 GB Phoenix Video Card
Xion XON 310 MicroATX Mid Tower Case
Rosewill Capstone 750 W 80+ Gold Certified Semi-modular ATX Power Supply



Thanks again in advanced!
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Old January 16th, 2021, 04:53 PM
Digerati Digerati is offline
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The first thing I would do is make sure all your power connections are tight and secure. If they are, then swap in a spare/borrowed PSU and see if the problem persists.
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Old January 16th, 2021, 07:54 PM
Ensign Tzap Ensign Tzap is offline
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I agree with Digerati.
These are classic symptoms of a power supply failing.
Try swapping out the PSU for a known good PSU of similar Wattage.

If the problem persists...
Try replacing the CMO batttery.
{Normally this is a CR2032, and only costs few dollars.}
I have come across some cases where the battery is not quite dead,
and causes the computer not to boot up, or causes it to boot up intermittently.


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Old January 18th, 2021, 06:11 AM
oasis.g oasis.g is offline
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Looks like Digerati may be right... seems like the power cord wiggles a bit when connected to the PSU. I appreciate your help as always.

Be well!
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