veato 9th November 2010, 11:49 Remember when CPU HSFs seemed to require considerable force to attach with the aid of a screwdriver pushing down onto the clip. The caretaker for the building came in to collect something so my mate went into the storage cupboard to get it. Upvoted. I am assuming that the explosion in the old PSU was caused by some sort of short circuit within the case. http://linux4newbie.com/power-supply/how-to-test-power-supply.html
out and put them into the new board. It was ages before I went to his house again (this was before I started to teach myself about computers). What the fuck am I supposed to do right now? Ask a new question Read More Power Supplies Desktops Explosion Corsair Components Computers Motherboards Graphics Cards Related Resources solved Loud pop from power supply solved Loud pop followed by smoking mother
Please start a New Thread if you're having a similar issue.View our Welcome Guide to learn how to use this site. Which means when the power to the house went out for half a second, just enough to knock out the power, they'd be turned on immediately again.I'm deeply concerned that if When I opened the case I could hear something loose in the power supply so I figured that was the prob & replaced it with a brand new one. I went to a computer fair in 2003 with my dad, and for my 14th birthday he let me pick out my own stuff for a PC, as I had been
So I build the computer and everything looks ok but I could not get any signal that it was working. Thanks! Everything I cared about was on the rest of partitions. Last edited by chazus; 2012-08-03 at 10:56 PM.
If he shorted leads or poked a screwdriver anywhere inside the PSU? A small update though, i went out and checked the outlet of the extension cord with a multimeter. If anyone is visiting this page in the future, feel free to message me if you'd like an update. Yes, my password is: Forgot your password?
The first was a few years ago after I left my job and wasn't working I was cleaning out my PC and all seemed fine put it all back together booted Maybe if that hadn't have happened I wouldn't be working as an IT Tech today. Kamikaze-X 9th November 2010, 10:52 worst moment? I really do appreciate the humor, thanks.
solved Help! overclocking my 6800 gt to ultra performance was fun also. +1 to the water cooling, It does have its risks and id always use clamps just safer. Power Supply Popped But Still Works Problem is intermittent, but with increasing frequency. MMO-Champion » Forum » Off-Topic Forums » Computer » Loud Pop and Burning Smell from PC Thread: Loud Pop and Burning Smell from PC Thread Tools Show Printable Version Email this
Log in with Facebook Log in with Twitter Log in with Google Your name or email address: Do you already have an account? http://linux4newbie.com/power-supply/power-supply-switch-on-off.html That's probably the first thing that contributed to the frying of your PSU. 2. Xp loaded up as if nothing had ever happened. Could be the screw was already loose inside the PSU, or could be OP dropped it in while building.
Aug 22, 2007 #7 thesweetestone TS Rookie Topic Starter As far as I can tell the jumpers are ok. Blarte 9th November 2010, 09:36 I was in the middle of an upgrade bought all the water cooling gubbings and then bought a thermaltake Mozart Case and left it in the Yes, my password is: Forgot your password? my review here Unless of course, you've access to these spares yourself.
It was like nothing I had experienced before, and nothing I ever want to experience it again (although I did a few weeks later when the lightbulb pull-chain accidentally became live, Check also the fuse in the mains supply cable to the PSU (on the monitor is usually easiest) - sometimes these go with the PSU. Go read post #79.
I req pics otherwise. My computer booted up fine and seems to be working okay. eddtox 10th November 2010, 08:59 Quote:Originally Posted by AltronIt was back in 2003. Whoever told you to poke around jumpers with a screwdriver while everything is plugged into the wall is a major derp.
You can test at least it's power but unplugging it from EVERYTHING. Bad luck on the PSU, i use a EVGA G2 myself, great PSU and good warranty. One of my more ingenious mods was a wooden (I was competent with basic hand tools and handheld power tools, so just about everything I made was wood. get redirected here I will def update you guys with fireworks and cool fog effects for my next pc build.
If everything checks out visually, the only way to be sure everything works is to hook it all up to a known-good PSU and test it out. Scared the shit out of me permalinkembedsaveparentgive gold[–]justpress2forawhile -1 points0 points1 point 1 year ago(1 child)Makes sense to me. permalinkembedsaveparentgive gold[–]PointyOintment 10 points11 points12 points 1 year ago(0 children)I'm pretty sure OP used it correctly there. Then it's plugged directly into a single outlet in the wall.
jumpers: this little pastic things spread all around the motherboard. If you want to make sure you don't make any more mistakes let somebody who's done it before fix it, or you can just get a new PSU and pray the One of the worst weeks of my life! :P Daza 9th November 2010, 23:10 Worst would have to be bleeding one one loop while installing xp in the early hours of Not trying to offend, but a lot of mistakes were made, and these are mistakes that are both dangerous, and costly.
Never bought a pre-made PC since then. At work once again, I was in the server room with another colleague moving some stuff around. I walked over to the computer and could smell it too. The PSU you've bought just has extra output(s), some of which you may not need and which you can just leave unconnected.
Luckily my twitch gaming reactions got the thing powered off and unplugged before any hardware was damaged and 3 years later its still going strong. Okay, is coil whine a bad thing? That kind of failure has ruined my USB ports and the motherboard's built-in sound. Rechecked the surge protector, said it was protected and grounded (via it's LED light for each).I reconfigured the computer so it had the proper load for only a single power supply,
And a third: The (Polaroid) TDA-03211C model has had numerous issues with overheating. I'll pick up low voltage DC wires with my bare hands. Reply With Quote 2012-08-03,11:13 PM #16 rnbwtrout View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message View Started Threads Mechagnome Join Date Apr 2011 Posts 632 your old PS may be compatible with HD Guru reported a voluntary recall by Best Buy of over 13,000 Insignia TVs that could catch on fire caused by the set’s failure-prone power supply that has already injured one
Everything seemed ok. permalinkembedsave[–]Moses89 2 points3 points4 points 1 year ago(0 children)There isn't one on that PSU. But that feeling when a newly assembled rig goes live , very few things can beat that.