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All I ever get is the first time I push the on/off buttone is a flicker of yellow light, I doubt that means a thing. I hope this helps, and I am sure other members will have more suggestions Good Luck Sean Nov 2, 2006 #3 whitefort TS Rookie Topic Starter Thanks, guys. Or the other way around: I have several systems at work that the motherboard failed, and it fried the PS when it went. JohnClick to expand...

If you did then it most probebly sound that your mobo is destroyed. This is my first post, and I'm in utter despair here... button computer cpu-power 15Contributors 15Replies 27Views 11 YearsDiscussion Span 1 Year Ago Last Post by tranny 0 Thong_Ispector 2 11 Years Ago It concerns me that you had a short but But now we're getting onto Server Fault territory. –Michael Kjörling May 28 '14 at 13:02 Redundant power supplies are specifically for servers that support them, you can't just add http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/281240-28-what-prolems-damage-components

Can A Blown Power Supply Damage A Motherboard

Webster May 28 '14 at 12:05 Thanks for the suggestion in the first sentence. None of this last long enough for anything to appear on the monitor, and there are no POST beeps. in order to start the computer i have to interchange the power cord .

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  2. But something like that will not prevent computer-internal damage caused by a faulty or malfunctioning (computer-internal) PSU, because the surge protector cannot know whether the current draw is a result of
  3. You can work around that by shorting two of the power supply wires with a paperclip.
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This is my first post, and I'm in utter despair here... 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. Do you have ways to try the CPU? How Does A Computer Cool Itself Today John Nov 9, 2006 #16 nickslick74 TS Rookie Posts: 575 You might want to check and see if the heatsink is making good contact with the processor.

Related Questions How do I extract movies from a homemade DVD? Fried Psu Symptoms Idiom: A person who is unfolding truth, changing statements during the conversation Is the nursery rhyme Jack and Jill based on real life events? If that voltage difference (between the specification and the voltage that power supply is providing) is too high, the motherboard is going to be damaged. The light for the CD Drives comes on for a quick flash then goes off.

Start a new discussion instead. Power Supply Failure Causes I knew I had a short, so I tried a new power supply cable. Mobo, CPU, rest of RAM, vid card, NIC, sound, HD, DVD-RW - all dead Nov 2, 2006 #6 whitefort TS Rookie Topic Starter Hi, Baltan. At any time your hardware will receive as much power as much is required, unless it's more than PSU's nominal power, in which case something will fail.

Fried Psu Symptoms

Dec 7, 2007 Has my PC Blown up? https://www.daniweb.com/hardware-and-software/hardware/threads/23877/can-a-blown-power-supply-fried-motherboard Smell the main board and see if you can detect an epoxy smell. Can A Blown Power Supply Damage A Motherboard Alien message: arrows and sequence order When does the Shield spell end? Power Supply Popped Dec 9, 2008 Blown Eermax PSU...... :( Apr 27, 2005 Blown Brand New PSU Dec 20, 2003 Blown motherboard (s)?

Posts: 6,000 +15 rma each part. motherboard power-supply share|improve this question edited May 28 '14 at 12:25 asked May 28 '14 at 11:31 T. The monitor was on but the computer was off. > When I tried to turn it back on, nothing happened at all. > > It is an old gateway 300. > Stay logged in Sign up now! Power Supply Popped Smoke

John Nov 2, 2006 #4 Baltan TS Rookie Posts: 121 whitefort said: Thanks, guys. This of course is not a guarantee, but it significantly betters the odds that a PSU malfunction or even a short circuit will not lead to further hardware damage. has recapped hundreds of GX270 boards. http://magicnewspaper.com/power-supply/possible-bad-mobo-or-power-supply.html I don't think it would matter much.

Login now. Can A Bad Psu Damage Other Components In all these cases the power supply was not the cause but something on the motherboard letting go. How did you know there was a short?

For example, would a surge protector, redundant power supply, or uninterrupted power supply be of any use here?

Smelled very bad and was wondering if my mother board got fried, CPU or graphic card. You add redundancy so if one fails it can be swapped out without impacting the system's functioning. Caps most usually fail in an open state and nothing takes a hit. Symptoms Of Power Supply Failure By the way, my motherboard is a Biostar G31D-M7.

Nov 9, 2006 #17 (You must log in or sign up to reply here.) Show Ignored Content Topic Status: Not open for further replies. BTW, when I bought my ANTEC, the on-site reviews were all good. Stay logged in Welcome to Velocity Reviews! You can not register with a free email service.

Try and test the PSU in another PC if possible. set all bios appropriately...restarted pc and checked emails...shut down....on restart no power...replugged everything on board and reinstalled ram to make sure no probs there....took to frys for ps test..(bad ps) ...replaced Oh, and one last thing. If you can try that CPU and it's working, I'll RMA the mobo.Click to expand...

If the PSU *has* killed the motherboard, I presume this means the motherboard warranty won't cover it? That would be my next target.posted by fearnothing at 2:18 PM on August 26, 2011 But the Thermaltake already doesn't light up all the lights on the tester, whereas any old Anyways, it'll be immaterial to test the new mobo now since it could have failed already. When I got the new one in, I hit the power button and the power supply unit popped and started smoking.

This is what fuses and RCDs are for.