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    Old 12-03-2010, 12:24 PM
    Padwani Padwani is offline
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    So I recently ordered parts for a new rig entirley, which came in yesterday.

    After spending a good 4 hours carefully putting everything in, double checking and triple checking thhat everything was plugged where it should be we fired it up.

    Yeah.. not what I had expected, A Zapping sound and some smoke is all we got.

    We know the PSU is defective and now fired and have to send out for a new one, but Im wondering about everything else.

    How will I know if anything else got damage like my GPU or Mobo? Yes I have warranty's on everything but I don't want everything to just crap out a few months from now.
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    Old 12-03-2010, 12:30 PM
    Belimawr Belimawr is offline
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    you wont know until to run the computer and see problems, but the death of a power supply can cause problems if it causes surges in other parts.
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