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On my desktop witch has a asus P5DV-VM SE motherboard with a 2.77ghz processor a 512mb of non-ecc non-buffered ram with a thermaltake powersupply @ 430 watts, when i power it on it shows the post but then shuts down immediately, when i press the power button again it seems like it trys to power up (like it would if it was running on a low battery), at first i thought the power supply was bad (i just built the desktop today from parts i had laying around) so i replaced the power supply with anoth


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430 watts should do it..strip it down to the very minimal you need to start it. Also make sure the processor is seated correctly and that you have used thermal paste.


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On my desktop witch has a asus P5DV-VM SE motherboard with a 2.77ghz processor a 512mb of non-ecc non-buffered ram with a thermaltake powersupply @ 430 watts, when i power it on it shows the post but then shuts down immediately, when i press the power button again it seems like it trys to power up (like it would if it was running on a low battery), at first i thought the power supply was bad (i just built the desktop today from parts i had laying around) so i replaced the power supply with anoth


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