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  1. Question Help! Dead power supply!

    Antec VP500PC No UPS :( Was using the computer normally. Sudden blackout! Hadn't turn off the switches. The electricity comes back and I hear some sort of spark. The PC wouldn't boot up, not response at all! I narrowed it down to the PSU, I could see some burnt inductor from the PSU's meshed...
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    Question i think i shorted my power supply and i bought i new one.

    system: amd ryzen 7 3800x (3.9-4.5ghz) ati rx 5700xt 16 gig ram 3400 mhz dvd writer 7200 rpm western digital blue 64 mbyte cache am4 gigabyte mobo b450m power star 650w psu (i think i fried it’s fuse and i have a corsair 650w more expensive arriving tomorrow). i initially forgot to plug in...
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    [SOLVED] PC beeping with no video

    Hello everyone! I will try to make it simple. Got an old platform that was working fine. Even got win 10 installed and fine. Problems started when i tried to test an old HD4850 that i knew was presumably dead but anyways... moved everything to another case to get PSU cables to reach from the...
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    Question Laptop wont boot. .

    Hi! I was trying to help a friend reset the bios password on his Lenovo L460 thinkpad. So first i tried to remove the cmos battery, it didnt work. So i figured i had to reset the bios chip by shorting it out. and so i did.. but now the computer wont turn on.. the power button and the "fn" button...
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    Question PC continues to shut off unexpectedly

    This is, from what I can tell, a different problem, so I will post it in a different thread here. For context, this is my recent history. https://forums.tomshardware.com/threads/pc-shuts-off-unexpectedly.3578909/ I took apart the PC in an attempt to try and fix the issue with the motherboard...
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    Question New power supply's imperfect cables and electrical shorts

    After I built a computer, I saw one of the power supply cables have slight problem (slight rubber was removed). I believe that was not my fault. 1. If you buy a new power supply, do you inspect its every individual cables? 2. I worry some imperfect cables exist because I can't trust the every...
  7. Question MSI 870A-G54 and the SB850

    Salute More than a year ago I moved my PC's case and then it turned off. Later I remeber it booted once again and finnaly turned off. Since that happened it haven't booted properly just gives power to fans and leds no beep code signals, no response. I deconstructed the whole system and...
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    [SOLVED] Motherboard works outside of case but not inside...

    So I am starting to literally lose my mind here... I've googled and have probably read every possible thread regarding similar issues to what I'm having an all signs point to a possible short in my computer case... but the thing is, I just can't seem to find it!! I've had this case in prior...
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    Question Usb hub with dc power in destroy my laptop

    I recently bought a usb hub with dc power in for my laptop. Everything works just fine when i connect the usb hub, but then i insert the dc adapter for it, my laptop just crash and shut down. When i turn back on, it shows black screen but the led shows laptop is on, usb is working and the fan...
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    Question Computer turning on and then turning off after about 30 seconds.

    There was a storm, and after a lightning strike I heard a loud pop sound, now my computer does the above. Ive tried switching cables, different outlets, etc. I managed to actually see my desktop so its not completely bricked, but I don't know if its strictly a power supply issue or a short on...
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    [SOLVED] Why am I getting this temps? (Also, freezes with no BSOD)

    From a while back, I been having lots of troubles, starting from having some high temps coming from the mobo View: https://imgur.com/gallery/Usbt9rA which they used to be only like one high temp, which made me believe that it was just some false error, but now it shows 4 high temps and the...
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    Question New Build Won't Turn On, Was Working Fine Before

    My brand new build won't power on. Upon finishing the build, I turned the computer on and it was working fine, installed Windows, and afterwards installed some drivers from manufacturer websites (mobo drivers, audio drivers, chipset drivers, etc). Turned it off for the day and didn't touch it...
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    Question 2080 ti custom AIO cooling project

    Hi everyone I'm a owner of a 2080 ti FE. It's a good card but I want improuve : Noise Temps Performances So I was thinking about a project and I was wondering if is too mad (or stupid) or if is moreless sensed and safe I'm planning to buy a kraken g12 (should be compatible with a 2080 ti) and...
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    Question Everything stopped working except the fan.

    Few months ago my keyboard stopped working while I was working and it was just a series of keys. The next day even more keys stopped working. Then I bought a new keyboard and it worked fine. Then the next day the whole computer wouldn't boot. So I ditched my notebook and again I took it...
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    [SOLVED] Building New PC, Small Fire, Questions [SOLVED]

    Built a New Computer, Small Fire, Need Advice [Final Update] Got a new motherboard, installed everything again (new cooler since the last two melted), and every thing works perfectly. Ran memtest overnight and didn't find any issues, CPU only gets to around 55c while gaming (Metro, Monster...
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    Question PSU Short? - dead computer - GPU okay ?

    Hey all, so two days ago my PC of 6 / 7 years decided to explode on me when it was turned on; as soon as I logged into Windows and saw my desktop I heard an extremely loud bang, similar to a firework going off right next to me. Next thing I knew my PC is dead. What seems to have happened is the...
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    Question Lenovo thinkpad edge E530c keyboard shorted??

    I got a lenovo thinkpad e530c The laptop has been flooded with a small bit of beer, according to previous owner he turned it right off, anyway i cleaned mothereboard and all and it runs but it wont turn on when the keyboard is connected , even the charging light wont come on when plugged in...
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    [SOLVED] PC Turn On For 2s Then Off For 2s Then On Again

    Hello, I'm new to this forum. I bought a PC last 2 years. Everything is ok until when I tried new and stuff and experimenting with my PC. My MOBO is Rampage IV Black Edition. I have 1 SSD and 1 HDD connected. There are 3 SATA cable connected all together, SSD, HDD and hard drive. First, I tried...
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    Chassis and Radiator Fan Placement

    I have this case, Rakk Hawani, Rakk is a local company for peripherals here at our place. It looks like the Corsair 460X. the case. It has these 3 120mm fan "slots"? (idk if right term), 2 120mm at the top, and 1 at the back It says in the manual of the case that the best airflow is that all...
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    Computer freezing randomly, The cause might be geforce expirence?

    Hi. i've been having some random freezings for a while now. My pc just hangs and the audio sometimes studders on the note it was playing. When i ran a SFC it came back with "i can't do this", when i did a chkdsk on boot it went to BSOD and when i activated verifier it just went to BSOD when i...