DAMAGE BY ELECTRICITY

Forum discussion tagged with DAMAGE BY ELECTRICITY.
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    Question Did i fry my arg components

    Hi, I was working on my computer and by accident connected my argb hub that was 3 pin 5 volt, to a 4 pin 12 volt connector. it was also connected at the same time to a 3 pin on my motherboard with the same cable. I powered it on and there was a spark, but it worked normally. Just to be safe i...
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    [SOLVED] 3 mobos died and i am super anxious

    [Moderator edit to break up continuous paragraph with long sentences.] i had my pc everything was going fine until one day i decided to take it upstairs to the second living room which has electricity problems mainly killing TV motherboard after we bought the tv and used it for nearly one year...
  3. Alanvla1010

    [SOLVED] Is it safe to turn off my UPS without first switching off the PSU ?

    So, today i had a power outage in my area, and I had to shut down my computer immediately. After that, I turned off the UPS without turning the PSU switch to off. Is there any chance that the PSU will suffer some kind of stress from doing this? I have read that unplugging the PSU without turning...
  4. Question GT1030 started to show purple lines

    Hello everyone! I hope someone could at least tell me what's going on :( I was just normally on twitch when suddenly ocurred a Power Outage, for some minutes. After my PC boot, started to show Vertical Purple Lines all over the screen. If I uninstall the drives the lines dissapear, if I...
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    [SOLVED] Metal screw contacted fan controller 4 pin port and it doesn't seem to work anymore

    I was jumping my alphacool pump and radiator from my motherboard using a 24 pin jumper. I had my pump plugged into the fan controller which still had the mounting bracket attached to it and since the power cord wasn't very long I had to prop it up close to the fan controller. The screw sticking...
  6. Grant T

    Question CPU Inserted Wrong - Possible CPU Damage?

    This is going to sound very dumb as I am a professional in computing, but I got distracted by my two dogs and I managed to put my AMD Ryzen 9 3900x into my Asus B550-F the wrong way and I don't remember using any force either, but it went in the socket. The QLED on the mobo is solid white on...
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    [SOLVED] Computer issues and electricity problems ?

    So there's a room that i have my pc and 1080p TV in and i have some electricity installement problems in the house, specifically in that room where i have my pc, So the TV mainboard failed and stopped working due to the electricity problems, then my parents bought new mainboard for the TV. I...
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    [SOLVED] Problem after assembling my PC parts

    Hello everyone, I have an Asus Desktop G11CD-K PC (the K is for Kabylake version) wich i disassembled to clean all its parts (including Graphic card fan, its Processor, CPU fan and replacing its thermal paste, and also its front components). After cleaning, I assembled it correctly, but to...
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    [SOLVED] Is it safe to test a possibly broken cpu in my main build?

    I have an old i7 6700k that may still work, though I’m not positive. My old system that I used the i7 6700k stopped working after I touched the top of the case.. I got shocked and it immediately stopped working after that. I never fully figured out which component(s) of that system failed...
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    Question 3 TVs ruined due to PC, what could be the problem?

    I own a PC wihh the below specs: Motherboard: Asus hero maximus IV Processor: i7-4770k with water cooling (corsair) Asus gtx 780 gpu and 16 gb 1633mhz RAM. I have been using TVs for my monitor since years and each TV doesn't last more than 2 years then the screen starts getting lines and the...
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    Question Possible Static Damage on my GPU/CPU?

    I was hearing some light rattling from my PC so I decided to take it off the case cover and wipe it down with a paper towel. Unfortunately I had the bright idea of also using a handheld fan, which I heard can cause static damage. Now my PC is struggling to run certain video games (The Witcher 3)...
  12. JustSpod

    Question Computer stuck restarting repeatedly, no beeps, nothing on monitor

    So basically a while ago, there was an incident involving a printer and my computer in which the printer was connected to my computer through a USB slot on the motherboard i/o. I went to plug in the printer to power it on, and a spark came when I brought the plug near the outlet. This killed the...
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    [SOLVED] Old faulty subwoofer damaged my computer, What part is damaged?

    So I am at a complete loss here, I have just installed a brand new power supply out of the box, I know it's the correct rating for this machine but I'm still in the same situation. My SSDs are certainly not the problem as they are relatively new and the problems have been happening before I had...
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    Question Fauly Sound System caused my PC to malfunction. Can I fix this?

    Hi all, I have a big problem with my physical computer. Windows will randomly blue screen as frequenely as once an hour sometimes I can go weeks without a bluescreen. Recently I have been having a lot more bluescreens and the computer does strange things before it even gets into windows such as...