Computer shut itself down and now won't turn on?

  crypto6 06:55 17 Dec 2014

I recently upgraded the CPU yesterday and the computer was running in perfect condition yesterday and today. I was playing a game and about a minute after I was done playing the game and was exited onto my desktop... my computer powered off.

So I waited about 30 seconds and turned it back on... it didn't turn on. The speaker that will beep never beeped- and the only thing that happens is the LED lights will dimly turn on. I had to turn my PC off by flicking the switch on the power box in the back. But no display- no nothing. The only fan that will turn when it is on is the rear fan and it barely spins. Aside from that- only LED lights from my fans will turn on and its dim. Is it a power box failure?

My computer is custom built!

NEWEST CPU: AMD FX 8350 (Previous one was a 6200) Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-970A-UD3 RAM: Crucial Ballistix Spot 16GB Storage: WD RE2-GP 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM GPU: Sapphire Radeon HD 7870 GHz Edition 2GB GDDR5 Case: Sentey GS-6400 Arvina ATX Full Tower Windows 7 Home Premium

I only know my power supply is 550W. I had a PC repair place swap the one I have now with one that was defective back when I was building the thing and had issues.

  onthelimit1 08:44 17 Dec 2014

I'd try a new PCU first. Also double check that the heat sink on the CPU is properly seated and has thermal paste between it and the CPU itself.

  kylie23 10:19 17 Dec 2014

This is a funny issue but I have experienced it too. I felt crazy during that time and I wondered what gone wrong.It happened several times until I not longer turned on. The technician replaced the power supply that fixed the issue permanently.

  onthelimit1 11:20 17 Dec 2014

Finger trouble - for PCU read PSU!

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