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    So difficult to find a simple part???

    Amazon has all kinds of them.
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    Cable identification

    I don't know. Most 8 pin connectors are power connectors. Have you tried unplugging it when its off. Start it up and see!
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    Fill RAM in all slots?

    It used to be that if you had the same amount of memory, 2 sticks, one in each memory bank/controller were slightly faster then using 4. As in it doesn't take as long to search 1 stick vs. 2.
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    CPU too hot?

    Yeah, sounds like a bad sensor reading
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    I had one of those someone gave me as a gift. Put the box up somewhere and never found it again to this day.
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    Ram problem

    Have you tried just 2 sticks? 1 in each channel or both in 1 or the other. Tried resetting the bios?
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    Is it safe to switch on my computer? Anyone had this issue?

    I don't think it would explode. Have you tried wiping it off? Have you tried charging it?
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    Remote controlled robot through phone?

    Sure, there are even sites that show you how to build one if you don't want a retail one.
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    My computer won't start

    If your PSU has a off/on switch on the back, make sure it didn't get switched off.
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    New PSU not powering up

    Something is still not right if it isn't booting on the main PCIe slot. Look around in the bios and see if it has a setting that sets the boot slot.
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    What memory should I use?

    Well it supports up to DDR3 1866 or 2100 if you manually set the timing and voltage. What CPU has it got?
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    Processor question.

    I think you might have missed one + They are going to start listing them as 14nm ?
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    Mobo, cpu Supported OS

    Do you have a Windows 7 64 bit retail?
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    why is the computer shutting down

    What parts did you get, down to the power supply.
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    MSI Motherboards

    I've had pretty good luck with MSI video cards, but hate their motherboards. Use nothing but Gigabyte for years. ASRock used to be a budget board, but no to bad anymore.
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    What memory should I use?

    It should be. Its the same speed that you already have. Wont be much of a upgrade unless your going for more memory. What motherboard do you have?
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    Solid state drives.

    I only use mechanical drives for storage anymore. Thats not to say that I still do have a few mechanical drive computers around.
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    I don't know much about computers, only that I would like a better one

    Do a defrag and file clean up on it if it says to or not.
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    No Display on Monitors

    Try just one monitor on yours and see if it works.
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    AMD FX-8120 and 8150?

    The 8150 isn't factory overclocked. Its just a higher binned CPU that can hit the higher clocks under a certain voltage.