fried components

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  1. Francis SM

    Question Laptop New RAM and SSD have fried 2 MOBOs in a row?!?!? Can't get any power.

    Hello everyone, 2nd time posting here, I am very desperate. Been looking for a solution for a while now. I was given an old ES1-521-48YQ Acer laptop not so long ago. I bought a new SSD and new RAM for it. I have had quite some challenge with it. After a few attempts at installing the SSD and...
  2. Fedor Kolchin

    Question Perhaps a fried GPU

    I recently got a computer handed down to me. I’ve been gaming on it for over 3 months now and had no issues. Recently, I decided that I would move it to a different country because I was very pleased with the performance. To see if it would fit in a suitcase, I disassembled the PC completely...
  3. llcolin

    [SOLVED] Will a fried CPU appear on EzDebug LED

    I have a i9 10900K and MSI Z490 Gaming Plus, as the title indicates the CPU light on ezdebug lights up when I turn on my computer. When I turn on the computer the LED lights I have (and the debug led) will light up for a split second and my computer will immediately turn off. I’m going through...
  4. E

    [SOLVED] Can an electrocuted (fried) GPU by a faulty PSU be fixed?

    Hi everyone, I'd like to know if there's a chance or shot at all in fixing a recently electrocuted (fried) GTX 1080 Turbo. The card doesn't display nor it is recognized in BIOS but the fans spin up and the lights turn on. Any suggestions or opinions would be helpful. Thank you.
  5. T

    Question Short Circuited my HDD by using a psu connector intended for a different PSU, now worried about the state of my system

    I bought an HDD and decided to plug into my EVGA G3 Psu using the sata power cable from a EVGA GQ Psu, fried the HDD, dead. The motherboard I have is a Gigabyte Z170x Gaming 5. Now, I remove the SATA cable between my HDD and my mobo, and noticed the whole cord was fried out. I was supposed to...
  6. C

    Question PC has seems to have "fried" two GPUs now. Why?

    So I bought an EVGA SC2 1080 Ti about 2 years ago. I started to notice problems with the graphics card at the beginning of 2020. These problems include my display randomly freezing for a few seconds and not being able to play games on high graphics settings. The problems got to a point where I...
  7. H

    Question Did my GPU just fry itself?

    Hello, in need of some help not really sure what just happened. Was playing black ops 3 zombies in 4K for the first time and everything seemed fine, all of a sudden my pc shut off and won’t turn back on. Opened up the case and my GPU is HOTTTT which is weird because it’s water cooled and...
  8. JoaquinResus

    Question URGENT Did I burn my motherboard?

    Please I need urgent help. I was building my PC and thought my modular PSU was broken. I unplugged it and realized that the 8 pin I was using was wrong, so I used the right one. However I failed to realize that the 8-Pin that comes together with the 24-pin was supposed to be plugged into the...
  9. S

    [SOLVED] Okay I've got a doosie, Why is my W4100 stopping posts and creating system instability

    Sorry in advance if this is in the wrong category, I really don't know if this is a more motherboard or GPU issue. I've been having a strange compatibility issue with my Asrock 970m Pro3 and a Firepro W4100. Upon my first attempt to post I was met with a five short beep code. Asrock says this...
  10. P

    [SOLVED] Audio severely distorted after crash.

    Recently my computer crashed, not a bluescreen, just a straight crash. Wouldn't boot into windows so I fiddled with the interior a bit, and thankfully it booted again. However, upon booting into windows I was unable to hear basically anything. I changed my default devices around and could...
  11. avishekc

    Question Dell XPS 15 9570 - CPU Failure. What are my options?

    Hi guys Hope I am posting in the right place. So admittedly, I have been a bit stupid. My XPS was prone to overheating and a couple months back did some repasting and adding thermal pads to the vrms, a couple of days ago I noticed one of the pads had moved and was blocking the fan flow and...
  12. M

    Question Made a stupid rookie mistake. Plugged PSU 8pin (CPU) into GPU

    Hey guys. I'm new to building PC from scratch, I have only upgraded parts before. Decided it was time to try to build one by myself. I plugged everything in and it seemed to work fine, except my screen was black, but fans were running and everything was cool. I have a 2070 Super and my PCU...
  13. PrimalReign

    Question Only plugging in 24 pin to mainbaord

    Hi, I recently got a new mainbaord, the Gigabyte Aorus Elite. It together with the RAM and my nvme arrived together today and l wanted to show off all of my RGB goodness to my dad. Convincing him that I knew what I was doing I only plugged in the 24 pin into the mainbaord thinking this would...
  14. LarsFromMars

    Question Possible Fried GPU?

    So I was gaming and within a second I had no video output and the pc restarted, but still no video output (GPU still received power, RGB was on but no fan spin). (No weird noises, no smoke, no smell) Using the integrated GPU of my CPU I managed to get into the bios and discovered that the system...
  15. R

    [SOLVED] Is it safe replacing the gpu?

    So lightning hit my house and now something is fried. Im thinking its motherboard or gpu. So I want to replace the gou to see if the system works. Is it safe to replace the gpu?
  16. R

    [SOLVED] No signal detected after thunderstorm.

    Hello, Today there was a lightning strike near my house. My computer was on and the monitors shut off right after the cracking noise. The computer remained running. I unplugged everything and after 20min plugged back in. Computer works but both monitors are saying "No signal detected". I...
  17. H

    Question Brand new MSI B450 Tomahawk fried my GTX 970

    Unfortunately I bought a MSI B450 Tomahawk Motherboard with a Ryzen 3600 and 16gb Hyperx 2666Mhz RAM, I quickly assembled it with my old parts which i used everyday in the past 4 years) so installed my Asus Geforce GTX 970 Direct CU II OC.(PSU: XFC 750 Pro Series 80+ Gold,Case: CM HAF 932 Case)...
  18. T

    Question How do I fix a probably fried processor?

    I know, I know, if It's fried than there's nothing I can do. I was working on an old laptop and had to remove the heat sink and unplug the fan to service some of the parts. After putting the laptop back together, I started it up. The screen flickered, but then turned off. I opened the laptop...
  19. P

    Question PC not turning on after power outage

    Hey. I'm asking for a friend. He had a power outage the other day and now his PC wont turn on anymore. He removed the PSU and held down the power button to release any static in the components. That did not fix his problem. He also tested another PSU that was in another computer in his house...
  20. H

    Question Pc wont start , psu gpu and cpu fan keep spinning and stop for 3 secs and restart

    So 2 Months ago i was sitting at home and my gaming pc was in sleep mode , suddenly i heard explosion coming from my pc , exactly from my psu 400w without any sticker that show which brand is , i replace the psu with cx 450 and install it in the motherboard , connect all the pins correctly and...
  21. R

    Question Can someone help me with motherboard diagnostics?

    I am sorry for the bad formatting I am not familiar with the rules of the forum, but I have a problem. I was playing a game with my friend, I started smelling some fried circuitry smell, thought nothing of it and a couple of seconds after that my pc shutdown. When I tried rebooting it the power...
  22. Cheat_

    Question Motherboard potentially fried/ USB & GPU not powering and displaying image

    I have a prebuilt Inspiron 3847 from 2013 and I upgraded the processor from an i5 4440 to a i7 4790, added 2x8 sticks of ddr3 1600 MHz ram, put a new cpu cooler in, and a new power supply with some more storage. I have recently bought a H17 Versa Thermaltake windowless case to make it go...
  23. C

    Question My 2nd GPU in a row got fried, what is going on?

    In October I finished buying parts for my PC. I put it together and everything was fine. Then, after approximately 2 and a half months, while I was playing CS:GO, my screen went black, computer restarted and the screen said "No signal". I've tried the most recommended solutions (holding down...
  24. A

    CS:GO Suddenly running under 1FPS?

    Hi, I have been playing CSGO on my computer I built a year ago for quite a while, however, I opened it one time and when the game reaches the second loading screen I suddenly start getting under 1 FPS and I cant even navigate the menus to get myself in a game. Task manager tells me that...