Fried Power supply!!

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  1. alex__

    alex__ New Member

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    K, the wonderful smell and sight of a frying powersupply was just experienced by me and my bro... we are wondering if this effects the other components of a computer... ie, HDD (cd/dvd devices), video cards, ram etc... any help/previous experience would be appreciated....
    I fried my mobo once, and it didnt do any damage to the other compnonets of the computer, i would think this would be more serious than frying a power supply.... *helP*

    cheers guys...
    Alex
     
  2. EvilSS

    EvilSS New Member

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    It can but usually won't. I had this happen last week and the rest of the system was fine.
     
  3. RyanL

    RyanL OT Supporter

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    There is no way that any of us are going to be able to say for sure, just try it out the parts and hope for the best.
     
  4. Ivy Mike

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    Get a power supply and test.

    Any old supply will work as long as it has the right connectors.
     
  5. MicroDude

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    maybe and maybe not all depends.. mine blow up a while back changed and and everything was still working... just try another power supply ans see..
     
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    P07r0457 New Member

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    don't use a cheap, old, or crappy unit... Go spend $35 and get a sparkle or fortron. They're worth it.
     
  7. Ivy Mike

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    The cheapie will work to test the system board.

    If the board is burnt, there is no point in spending $35 for a new PS.
     

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