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Ask a question and give support. sometimes its quite easy to knock these things just slightly out of position. I don't think it would matter much. Light travels faster than sound. http://magicnewspaper.com/power-supply/can-a-bad-motherboard-fry-the-psu.html

Sometimes it just happens. Discussion in 'General Hardware' started by Widjaja, Oct 18, 2007. Is throwing everything at the mobo manufacturer when you know it's not really their fault essentially fraud? Oct 20, 2007 at 2:09 AM #16 Chewy New Member Joined: Jul 9, 2006 Messages: 3,287 (0.85/day) Thanks Received: 148 Location: Halifax, Canada System Specs Processor: Q6600 G0 @ 3.2Ghz Motherboard:

Can A Blown Power Supply Damage A Motherboard

The PSU did not even start the computer which meant it is the motherboard. I can confirm that it is highly unlikely that the power supply caused your USB issues as this unfortunately would usually be related to a USB device or a motherboard failure. Doesn't that look like the PSU might be doing exactly what you suggest - finding a fault and shorting out? There are components that will hold enough electricity to kill someone.

  • But mostly it is caused by other problems, dirty power, lack of cooling.
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  • Oct 18, 2007 at 8:57 AM #11 Mussels Moderprator Staff Member Joined: Oct 6, 2004 Messages: 45,611 (10.10/day) Thanks Received: 13,002 Location: Australalalalalaia.

He bought his PC as a package and I don't think the suppliers gave him any choice on the PSU but I could be wrong. The same motherboard was not running satisfactorily with the evga psu. He didn't connect the PC to a monitor, because the PSU he used didn't have a socket for my graphic card connector, but the PC fans were spinning and the leds Power Supply Popped And Sparked solved Psu killed my motherboard solved PSU BLEW UP!

As for trying different ram slots why would i? Why Did My Psu Blew Up The original PSU might have damaged other components when it failed. However looking at them today, I see that at least 4 people have had the same experience as myself in the past month - worked fine for a while, then a More Bonuses Maybe just coincidence but the evidence suggests otherwise.Not really as you no longer have the Old Motherboard to test with your Old Power Supply.

So i have decided to get a new processor , Memory, motherboard and power supply. Power Supply Fried Motherboard Nov 2, 2006 #9 whitefort TS Rookie Topic Starter Thanks, guys. I dont think you could be described as mad. It correctly reports the memory.

Why Did My Psu Blew Up

Get this the same thing happened to me about two weeks ago, but i can still get on my comnputer. Reply With Quote Quick Navigation CPUs and Motherboards Top Site Areas Settings Private Messages Subscriptions Who's Online Search Forums Forums Home Forums General Forums General Tech Talk and Support PC and Can A Blown Power Supply Damage A Motherboard Pentium D 945, 2x 1GB mixed ram, 3x320GB HD, DVD writer and a 7600GT all at stock settings. Power Supply Popped Smoke The motherboard is (was?) a Gigabyte GA-8i945P-G-RH, with an Intel Pentium D.

Is it possible a motherboard can blow a power supply? http://magicnewspaper.com/power-supply/powersupply-motherboard-help.html I don't think these could be described as crappy components. Does this sound as if my motherboard has been destroyed? It was a pretty expensive PSU - an Antec 500w Smartpower 2.0. Pc Power Supply Exploded

solved My old psu blew up and i have a question. Frick said: ↑ If you want him to be even more stupid you can tell him to buy a brand new 7950GX2. johnnyb105Nov 29, 2013, 10:18 PM WHAT wattage was the power supply from the one unit to the next? In the meantime, I'm wondering if I *should* just bite the bullet and buy a different PSU - maybe a 600W.

I need it soon so I need to know if I should just buy myself a new PSU or if there is anything else I should check and note. Psu Popped Anyhow, a 450ish quality PSU would handle his current and future system. No fan, no lights, just totally turned off.

I have a friend who decided to play electician and put up a new dinning room light, what he didn't realize was that there were two different 110v potentials from two

I stood back for a second to think of who I could take it to. Today, in the shop, the guy DID get the motherboard running. well my psu 750w just blew up. How To Check If A Power Supply Is Working I checked everything and try to see if anything smelled after I took everything about and was negative.

Smelled very bad and was wondering if my mother board got fried, CPU or graphic card. Anyone just buy a 1070/1080 within the last few weeks? TechSpot Account Sign up for free, it takes 30 seconds. http://magicnewspaper.com/power-supply/psu-or-motherboard.html Bench Testing is the best way to test parts. 1) Remove EVERYTHING from the case 2) Set the motherboard on a non conductive surface.

Psu Blew Up solved PSU blew up, help about warranty solved My PSU just blew up...? solved PSU blew up solved Another "PSU Blew up" thread solved PSU blew up last night, what psu should i buy? learnt alot from that day.You'll also get a whiff of burnt plastic, and some smoke if your lucky JDFanFeb 15, 2010, 11:22 PM Lutfij said: lol, i had the privelage to It was the OCZ Fatal1ty PSU.

Wish I hadn't bothered trying to update my trusty 5yr old rig now!! #14 bcavnaugh Insert Custom Title Here Total Posts : 16858 Reward points : 0 Joined: 2012/09/18 17:31:18Location: Colorado Monitor for Sniper Elite 4 POTM: [email protected] | Feb 13 - 17 Active Posts EVGA GeForce GTX 10 Series Cards with iCX Technology! Just yesterday he turned it back on and while going through loading windows the PSU blew and smoke came out of it. solved PSU BLEW UP!

solved My old psu blew up and i have a question. I'd be really grateful for any help. Alternatively, I'll just have to wait a month or two until the current PSU is replaced under warranty. 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.

I managed to get the rig up and running fairly quickly after some issues with memory, and it ran OK for a short time. Just as though someone had unplugged it. PSU blew out, computer freezes after boot up More resources See also solved Has my PSU killed my motherboard? Jez Reply With Quote September 24th, 2001,02:02 PM #2 Toolbox View Profile View Forum Posts Visit Homepage Quantum Physics Join Date Apr 1999 Location Manila, Philippines Posts 13,273 I suppose its

Baltan Nov 2, 2006 #2 AtK SpAdE TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 1,495 First off, I will let you know, PSUs go out. I was wondering whether this blowing up would affect the other parts of my computer. An easy although time consuming way to check things is to put the mobo back in the old case and use the new PSU with it - if it fires up Good brand PSU's arent a performance investment, its a SAFETY investment.

Despite repeated warnings they continued.