so firstly, apologies if this turns out to not be cpu mobo or memory relted but i have no clue what the issue is and these are the most likely culprits.
so ive got a self built system with a 7600k a msi z270 A pro 16gb corsair vengeance ram a 980ti and an ssd and other unrelated stuff, the normal, and importantly ive got an 800 watt power supply that is a little old honestly.
so over the past few months ive had issues where playing csgo the game would just suddenly crash, but after upgradig my system from win 7 to 10 it got worse (or atleast it seemed to line up exactly with this. it now just hard rebooted my system out to the bios, and after playing a few other games ive noticed it happens in them too although the only stuff i can consistently get it from is csgo and rainbow 6 siege which are fairly cpu intensive games.
anywa today i was playing with a freind when this occured so i went to reboot it and ... nothing. no response, no mobo error post, no nothing just a dark unlit pc refusing to turn on. now im pretty sure as the pc novice i am this is either a cpu issue motherboard issue or power supply issue (which is most likely i think ill explain) but then why then did the bug get worse when i changed to windows 10? weird huh?
so i have a terrible habit of leaving my pc on sleep over ngith because im used to the molasses startup speeds of a hdd, which is why i thik its a power supply issue. although it definately could be cpu or motherboard which i bought a year ago so they are much newer than the probably 3 or 4 year old power supply.
ive obviously tried the basics like a different outlet, cable, starting it with a screwdriver instead if the power button, the basics. but now it doesntevene boot i have no idea what to do. do i just buy a new psu and hope for the best?
any help appreciated cus im broke and cant really afford to spend $500 fixing this <3