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Making The Connection Once you’ve figured out the capability of your old power supply you need to take a look at what it offers. She smoked, the cabbies smoked, and the room was apparently only about eight by twelve. The machine ran off two 5.25" floppy drives. gunthersunMay 23, 2010, 12:52 AM hmm I guess I wish I would have known about the past AX spec ripple.

That’s the list +5V, +3.3V, +12V and etc. Others, well, not so much. I have ordered 3 cheap PSUs and am awaiting delivery. Disruptive posting: Flaming or offending other usersIllegal activities: Promote cracked software, or other illegal contentOffensive: Sexually explicit or offensive languageSpam: Advertisements or commercial links Submit report Cancel report Track this discussion https://forums.techguy.org/threads/emachines-power-supply-smoked.482247/

Power Supply Popped Smoke

I have used their email support for my eMachine. Triple6, Jul 13, 2006 #5 Airmapper Joined: Jul 28, 2006 Messages: 56 I have a similar issue. Or maybe a wire touching something and causing a short / massive heat.

  1. These labels don’t all work in the same way but there should be a section that describes maximum load or output.
  2. Well, I would have considered it dead the moment the smoke appeared but you got it working again for a few seconds lol.Either the power supply is crappy brand and it
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  5. permalinkembedsaveparent[–]LerithXanatos 1 point2 points3 points 4 years ago(1 child)How can you survive on a P4?
  6. O.o permalinkembedsavegive gold[–]gonzorider 4 points5 points6 points 4 years ago(0 children)Yeah, I smoke by my computer a lot.
  7. It was an off brand psu that came with my rig.
  8. permalinkembedsaveparent[–]spitfire7rp 0 points1 point2 points 4 years ago(0 children)I was working in a small computer repair shop years ago and a lady called in and said her computer had bugs and best buy

permalinkembedsavegive gold[–][deleted] 6 points7 points8 points 4 years ago(0 children)Congratulations on nominating yourself! If your power supply is very old it may be lacking modern SATA power. If you can’t, head over to our power supply guide Power Supplies Explained: How To Pick The Perfect PSU For Your Computer Power Supplies Explained: How To Pick The Perfect PSU Fried Psu Symptoms This eliminates the hassle of return-for-repair loops that other companies put you through, saving you time and ensuring you will receive a 100% hand tested, fully functioning unit as a replacement.

Don't hate my sister-in-law or smokers, used to smoke myself but quit shortly after my sister died from cancer 9 years ago (not due to smoking), as my kids asked me Can A Blown Power Supply Damage A Motherboard Only products that are purchased from authorized resellers will qualify for warranties and service/support. But I cannot get my CD drives to open and I cannot get a display on my monitor. https://www.daniweb.com/hardware-and-software/hardware/threads/23877/can-a-blown-power-supply-fried-motherboard Oct 11, 2010 #6 mike1959 TS Evangelist Posts: 1,027 +52 PSU failures Would think it's fair to say many cheaper PC power supplies are are built to 'just good enough'

Conclusion Hopefully you’ll find that you can use your old power supply and save yourself a few bucks. How To Check If A Power Supply Is Working Replaced the psu and now all the machine does when I turn it on is turn on then off 15 seconds later. permalinkembedsavegive gold[–]badgerbeard63[S] 1 point2 points3 points 4 years ago(3 children)Was my sister-in-law's pc I built for her years ago, MSI board, Athlon 2500+ cpu. If you provide us with your system specifications, we can help you choose an appropriate one.

Can A Blown Power Supply Damage A Motherboard

Pay close attention to the 12V value (aka rail). All rights reserved.REDDIT and the ALIEN Logo are registered trademarks of reddit inc.Advertise - technologyπRendered by PID 15423 on app-73 at 2017-02-08 05:38:07.319885+00:00 running b4fd500 country code: GB. Power Supply Popped Smoke I knew I had a short, so I tried a new power supply cable. Power Supply Fried Motherboard permalinkembedsaveparentgive gold[–]badgerbeard63[S] 0 points1 point2 points 4 years ago(0 children)Not sure what you've taken exception to, as KaraokeGod said below, I was just saying I hate working on pcs that smell like ashtrays

I would not buy a new PSU at this point until you can determine if the mobo is good. Articles & News Forum Graphics & Displays CPU Components Motherboards Games Storage Overclocking Tutorials All categories Chart For IT Pros Get IT Center Brands Tutorials Other sites Tom's Guide Tom's IT I seem to remember using isopropyl alcohol to dissolve the worst of it, cleaned the fan with an old toothbrush too I think! Though depending on what went wrong here it could have damaged the M'Board but start with the easy stuff and change the Power Supply.As for the green LED being lit on Power Supply Popped And Sparked

All Rights Reserved. The worst I figured is that I had lost a motherboard, but later I found out that the surge had affected the secondary IDE CDRW drive. (Was told by techs that permalinkembedsaveparent[–][deleted] 0 points1 point2 points 4 years ago(0 children)Thanks :-) permalinkembedsaveparent[–]gingerkid427 1 point2 points3 points 4 years ago(1 child)Can someone please create an /r/SmokersPCs? http://magicnewspaper.com/power-supply/power-supply-makes-clicking-noise-when-i-press-power-button.html Over that time four of the … Power supply failure??? 3 replies Whilst adding a new hard drive to my PC I was looking for the name of my CD rom

And it has never looked that bad. Power Supply Failure Causes Clean it every few months. Please help.

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Discussion in 'Computer Help' started by QuestionsandAnsweres, Dec 26, 2004. The light for the CD Drives comes on for a quick flash then goes off. In that context, it is completely believable. Power Supply Failure Symptoms There is another law called "Ohm's Law" which states I=E/R (where I is current, E is electromotive force aka "voltage" and R is resistance or impedance).

The light for the CD Drives comes on for a quick flash then goes off. If the mobo took damage from the initial error, it may now be a killer. All submitted content is subject to our Terms of Use. http://magicnewspaper.com/power-supply/graphic-card-power-to-power-supply-or-connector-on-motherboard.html So I picked up a new power supply unit and installed it.

obsidian86May 17, 2010, 3:14 AM depends on when you bought it but a new psu would be better unless you can wait for ocz to react which can take over a permalinkembedsave[–][deleted] 1 point2 points3 points 4 years ago(1 child)None, whatsoever.