Forum discussion tagged with spark.
  1. Zako4


    If any of you has any knowledge about this please share. I have just bought the PSU model listed in the title and have been using it for 5 days. Today when i went and powered on my PC there was a loud bang and spark of electrixity (I'm not sure of the exact location of where on the PSU the...
  2. R

    Question My PSU sparked when first turning on the switch at the back!?

    I built my second custom pc. Once plugged into the wall I then turned it on at the wall then the back of the power supply. When I hit the switch on the power supply it sparked with a loud noise. My pc booted fine and seems to be running fine, I am currently installing games on it right now...
  3. spagboll

    Question PSU sparking noise - computer no longer turns on

    Hi all, Recently I built a new system, see parts list: Used it for over 2 months now Noticed sparking whilst plugged in, but turned off - so I moved it to another socket It then made a spark sound while turned on, and no longer switches on at...
  4. RealSibuscus

    [SOLVED] Power supply sparks when turned on

    The power supply in question is Corsair TX-M 750 Gold 80+. Note that it is literally 1 month old. I was using my PC when suddenly I heard a loud banging noise and my PC instantly turned off. I tried turning the PSU on and off again, but when I'd try to turn it on, I'd hear a noise accompanied by...
  5. B

    [SOLVED] PC shutdown and restarted and left spark trail on the floor

    Specs: RX 480 8GB i5-7600k 16GB (4GBx4) DDR4/3000MHz GIGABYTE GA-Z270X-ULTRA GAMING ATX 850 Watts - EVGA SuperNOVA 850 GQ 80 PLUS Gold I was just on YouTube and all of a sudden my PC shutdown and restarted back up immediately. But I noticed a burnt smell and looked down and saw a spark trail...
  6. Kimokato

    [SOLVED] Sparks from motherboard

    I plugged a fan into the TPM (Trusted Platform Module) and when I tried to power on the PC I saw some sparks and then I immediately unplug the power. My motherboard doesn't work anymore, Intel DH61WW. How bad it is and are my components good anymore?
  7. C

    MSI r9 390 changing core clock while gaming

    when playing games my core clock will drop from 1040mhz to somewhere in the 900s or drop to 1000. When this happens the framerate lowers and i notice the stuttering. No overclocks. I'm just wondering what the deal is.
  8. Shihanshu

    Cheap heatsink AM3+

    Looking for a nice heatsink to OC to 4-4.5ghz on my Fx 6300
  9. J

    First gaming rig - mid range

    Hey guys, I'm building my first gaming rig - well, the first one built by myself, and I'd like some feedback on the components I've chosen. I just want to check I won't be throttling any of the components, my cooling is efficient, particularly when overclocking my CPU, and whether my PSU will...