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What would happen if I tried turning it on? at least if it blows up again, it wouldnt be solely ur fault. Also (and here's where I *really* show how little I know), If I wanted to switch to a different brand of PSU, I'm wondering if I'll have problems - my PC Doesn't 500 sound like enough for my setup?

And what are the components we are dealing with?It is simple the more info you give the better help you get!Off topic now I am scared have a Fatal1ty 550 few You can only upload photos smaller than 5 MB. I know with his last rig he just went and bought another no name PSU. The power supply unit fan runs and the processor fan runs.

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Then the whole thing totallly shuts down. At least I can say I put mine together from scratch before his and nothing has died in it.Click to expand... amuffinOct 25, 2011, 3:50 AM Did you leave your machine plugged in while doing this???? After around an hour or so I took it apart and realised it smelt funny, turns out it was just the PSU and not any other components.

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  2. And he's damn lucky he didn't injure himself or burn the house down.
  3. solved PSU BLEW UP!
  4. Just Google your computer model and ask "how to remove/install a PSU for that model computer".
  5. I think he's going to plug in another generic PSU to see if his hardware is shot.
  6. yeah, it happens.
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If you haven't upgraded the computer components, then you should just be able to replace the power supply with a new one, possibly getting a larger wattage unit. None of this last long enough for anything to appear on the monitor, and there are no POST beeps. Should have never trusted it with 1500 bucks of equip :( 0 Jeffg503 4 Years Ago So Ive built my computer about 5-6 years ago. Power Supply Popped And Sparked Thomas Holloway 36,787 views 0:38 PSU Dust Experiment - Duration: 3:07.

Is yours still in warranty since last chance to claim RMA they have filed for bankruptcy? Can A Blown Power Supply Damage A Motherboard Get the answer v1zzleMay 28, 2013, 8:49 PM By what you are saying, you aboslutely will need a new power supply. example one pc you have a radeon 7950 in and the power supply died the old system had a old power supply that didn't need to power the vid card hence If your other components like a graphics card or cpu had been upgraded, and needed a larger power supply than you had, then this is what probably caused the power supply

There is a multipin connector that goes to the motherboard from the SPU, which provides a number of dedicated circuits that go to user specific sites, so it is possibe to Power Supply Blowing Up I knew exactly where to unscrew and unslide the peice. because your computer will not on without power supply. iam2thecroweOct 26, 2011, 4:59 AM ericdude88 said: It didn't need unscrewing...I just thought it did because the power cord was stuck in the PSU lmao...

Can A Blown Power Supply Damage A Motherboard

like you just reached down and unplugged it from the wall. bad wattage calc or bad psu? Power Supply Popped Smoke So I picked up a new power supply unit and installed it. Pc Power Supply Exploded Then either fit it yourself -> http://www.techradar.com/news/computing-...

If it was the power supply could I just replace it and the rest of the computer will still work? http://magicnewspaper.com/power-supply/blown-power-source.html Add your answer Source Submit Cancel Pagination 1 2 3 next Report Abuse I think that this question violates the Community Guidelines Chat or rant, adult content, spam, insulting other members,show Doesn't that look like the PSU might be doing exactly what you suggest - finding a fault and shorting out? Although his CPU will bottleneck those cards something chronic and the fact he has one 1GB ADATA DDR677 and one 1GB Hyundai DDR677. Something Blew Up In My Computer

solved Psu killed my motherboard solved PSU BLEW UP! Should be more than enough to power just the motherboard I would assume, unless I'm missing something. Harith AslamOct 25, 2011, 7:25 PM i truly hope you didnt blow up ur pc....bad if it was real expensive ericdude88Oct 26, 2011, 2:46 AM thesnappyfingers said: It really sounds like rolli59Nov 5, 2013, 6:21 PM Board connectors are 24 pin or 20+4, and then the CPU connector either 4pin or 4+4 or 8 which your board would use.

As for my 'little stab' as you put it, it really depend on how you RMA your board. Corsair Psu Blew Up And some believe it is OK to just plug it into any old wall outlet. Is this an ATX board with the front of case power switch going to the motherboardor an earlier board where the power switch on the front of the case has 110/220

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i suggest that if you are not confident yourself, taking it to a PC Specialist to diagnose the problem and repair it for you. Not dealing with any cheapo PSU's here. Ask a new question Read More Computers Motherboards Components Related Resources solved PSU Blew up, what wattage should replacement be? How To Check If A Power Supply Is Working I'm at a complete loss what to do.

Nov 9, 2006 #17 (You must log in or sign up to reply here.) Show Ignored Content Topic Status: Not open for further replies. The books I used when building my PC said that this would be more than enough - but the PC shop guy says I should think about trying a 550. You replaced just the power cord to the PSU and it blew smoke after that? http://magicnewspaper.com/power-supply/power-supply-blown.html Oh, and just FYI, if you tell a mobo manufacturer that a cheaply made PSU exploded and took one of the ram slots on their mobo with it, I HIGHLY doubt

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