Forum discussion tagged with smoke.
  1. C

    [SOLVED] New build, no display, solid red light (not boot/vga/dram/cpu)

    First of all, hello everyone! Thank you, in advance, to anyone who is willing and able to offer help. I just finished my first ever liquid cooled build. Here is the complete parts list. I have built several air cooled PCs in the past and have never had the issue I am facing. I have searched...
  2. F

    [SOLVED] Possible PSU fried? Suggestions please

    Hi Tom’s Hardware community I’ll ask you about a part of my PC, but first I’ll tell you what happened this morning so as to give you a little background. My PC was powered off but connected. Suddenly the power went off, came back and went off again. I thought it had to do with my city’s...
  3. N

    Question Thermaltake PSU Borked

    A few days ago, I completed a new build with the following components: i5-9400f MSI Ventus XS 6G RTX 2060 MSI z390-A Pro LGA 1151 (300 Series) Thermaltake Smart Series 600w The computer was running well, and I was using it to play CS:GO earlier today. Nothing unusual. Suddenly, I saw smoke...
  4. C

    Question What do I do after an EVGA power supply failure

    I recently moved my EVGA 450BT from my main computer to an old pavilion so I could install Arch and make a Minecraft server. Everything was running fine, I got Arch installed, and everything was up and running. I shut down the computer overnight. The next day when I hit the power button, nothing...
  5. M

    Question GTX 1060 evga sc up in smoke.

    Hello, This is a long one, So I was in a game of csgo, just playing, it was a relatively hot day but I have three fans in my pc so I thought I would be good for temps. My brother swings my door open and knocks my desk alot(desk is next to door) and suddenly pc starts whirring really loud and led...
  6. F

    Question USB 3.0 PCIe card burned my VR Headset cable twice

    Specs: i7 2600k (OC ~4,3 GHz) ASUS P8P67 (REV 3.1) (ASMedia USB 3.0 drivers aren't compatible with Mixed Reality) 16GB DDR3 (1600MHz) GTX 980TI A SSD and 3 other HDDs The Headset: HP VR1000-100nn The USB 3.0 PCIe Card with VIA Chipset and external Molex Power (only german amazon link...
  7. C

    Question Burned SSD? Will it affect my other components?

    CPU: Ryzen 7 1700 @ 3.7 GHz CPU Cooler: Corsair h100i RAM: 16 GB RAM GPU: Gigabyte GTX 1070 G1 Gaming PSU: Seasonic 650W PSU Mobo: MSI B350M MORTAR Storage: Samsung 860 EVO, Western Digital 1 TB, SanDisk SSD PLUS 256 GB So yesterday I attempted to install my new SanDisk SSD in my build. After...
  8. E

    [SOLVED] Graphics Card Won't Turn On: PSU Problem? Help Please!

    Hello all, I was playing Apex Legends on my PC when all of a sudden my power cut out. I tried to reboot several times and my PC wouldn't turn on at all. I opened the case and smelled traces of a burn. I unplugged my PSU from everything and then tested it with each component to see what was...
  9. T

    Question Laptop fan is making a weird rattling noise

    So my laptop fan is making a rattling noise, very noticeable in idle. Called ASUS customer support and they told me I should get it replace, however my warranty doesn't cover it. Not in a position to spend a lot of money, I also don't want any trouble with continuing using my laptop. Is there...
  10. G

    [SOLVED] GPU Fan Speed control

    Hi All, I have an Asus ROG Zenith Extreme with a Ryzen 1950X and an EVGA GTX 1080 Ti FTW3 GPU. Both the CPU and GPU are in a single water cooled loop, but I am planning to split them into separate loops. My question is, how do I control the fan speeds on the GPU water cooled loop based on the...
  11. U

    Need to replace Apistek GA61S2H graphics card fan.

    I have a PowerColor Radeon HD 7750 graphics card. The fan on the card started making a lot of noise that it shouldn't be making. The fan is an Apistek GA61S2H, 12VDC 0.23A. I tried Googling for a place to order the fan. I found only two places selling it that are both in Asia: for...
  12. M

    Buying new RAM need some help

    So i have a PC and upgraded the 2*4gb Kingstone DDR4 2133MHZ and added a Corsair Vengeance LPX 8GB DDR4 2400MHz to it I now have recent crashes and blue screen linked to memory managent and that kind of stuff, so i figured i d buy new ram. Should i buy the same corsair ram and add it to this...
  13. T

    Checking media presence....... No media present....... after bios update

    My laptop is an MSI GL72 6QD After I boot my pc up it tells me that it's checking media presence and then it blinks a couple times saying no media present, then it goes to bios automatically. Feel free to ask me questions or tell me to show pictures of my bios settings!! I had hard work saved in...
  14. G

    Friend is getting more fps with almost the same hardware

    My friend is getting more fps than me with the same hardware, and i know he's not lying because i went there today... I have this in almost any game, like BO3, PUBG, and ARK: Survival Evolved. We both have a msi laptop with a clean windows 10 install. My specs: i7 6700hq 8Gb @2400 RAM gtx1060...
  15. W

    Easy question (hopefully) about USB KVM cables. Thanls

    Hello Folks! :bounce: I have a Belkin KVM switch (model F1DZ104T) that is capable of using PS/2-based or USB-based kvm-cables. Although, for the console it only allows PS2 connections. So far I have been using PS/2-based kvm-cables but I want to start using USB-based kvm-cables. The manual...
  16. S

    Best SLI Graphic Card Under 20000inr

    Please Tell Me The Best Graphics Card Under 20000 Who Support SLI I Have - MSI Z270 Krait Gaming Ripjaws 8GB DDR4 Cooler Master Lite 450w PSU Cooler Master Cabinet I Don't Know My Cabinet Modal Sorry
  17. N

    Adding an SSD

    So I'm planning on adding an SSD for my laptop ( Lenovo z50-70) Here's the Motherboard LENOVO Lancer 5A5 (U3E1) CPU Intel Core i7 4510U @ 2.00GHz GPU 4095MB NVIDIA GeForce 840M RAM 8.00GB Dual-Channel DDR3 @ 798MHz . I want to add an SSD with my HDD not replacing it Is it passable? I'm...
  18. K

    Looking for replacement for AMD Radeon R7 200 Series

    I'm looking for replacement for my graphic card that has died, AMD Radeon R7 200 Series, I believe it's an 240 or 250 with 2 GB memory. It's exactly looks like this: I'm planning to buy the same model for replacement, but before...
  19. D

    Different RAM kit compatibility

    So currently I have 8gb (2x4gb) of Kingston HyperX white 1600Mhz RAM. I plan to upgrade to 16gb in the near future. So I was browsing on amazon for the same type of ram, which I found. I could buy one 4gb stick for 28$, or a 2x4gb for 73$. If I buy two 4gb sticks individually, or buy the...
  20. P

    What do you think

    Hey guys, which cpu fan do you recommend for intel core i7 6700 ( non-k ) ? I have an Asrock z170 extreme4 motherboard. I am not intending to overclock. I just need to change the stock cooler because of its noise. Thank You.