Surge Damage

Forum discussion tagged with Surge Damage.
  1. P

    [SOLVED] Diagnosing damage after a power surge

    I just had a power surge in the last day or so and its prety clear that my PC has taken some damage and I was hopeing that someone might be able to help diagnose it so i know what would need to be replaced or if there are some fixes that i could do myself. I run i5-2500k -CPU GA-Z68AP-D3 -MB...
  2. Kerchy

    Question PC showing little signs of life after lightning strike

    Just wanted to see if anyone had any suggestions to my issue. I recently had lightning hit right next to my house which knocked out my pc and router. My pc now wont turn on at all and the only sign of life is the ram RGB flashing once every few seconds after I hit the power button. I tried...
  3. M

    Question Boot loop and no POST, which component should I be looking into?

    Hello, Some days ago, my pc was unattended and powered on, and there was a big lightning sound. I thought "no problem, this is usual". When I went to the computer, I noticed It was turned off, but the MOBO lights were working. When I tried pressing the power switch, It didn't work. I...
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    Question Was thinking of getting a UPS but have questions after reading some stuff about them and surge protection

    When I first started looking it was just for UPSs since I was just looking for something to get my computer shut down properly and save anything I may need to at times the power goes out. Some time we have to happen frequently in the spring and other years only 2-3 times a year so I guess it's...
  5. Sinatra

    Question massive issue and idk what’s wrong might be a surge of sorts

    SPECS: Msi GTX 1060 6gb Msi z97 pc mate 16gb ram 550w super flower psu i7 4790k 250gb ssd 1tb hdd ISSUE: My pc has been been performing absolutely fine, until I tried connecting my gpu directly into a hdmi splitter then boom, just like that no display from the gpu whatsoever. It boots fine from...
  6. AthScc

    [SOLVED] Can small power surges damage motherboard over time?

    There is no surge protector to be bought in my country and european plug surge protector with affordable shipping is hard to find. My last motherboard got damaged, it wouldn't charge anymore, i dont know why. It was not burned. We live in a flat and I've never got anything burned from a...
  7. K

    [SOLVED] How much power does my UPS need?

    I need to buy a UPS. How much power would it need with my rig? Rig: Motherboard: ASUS TUF Z270 Mark II Processor: Intel i7-7700K Graphic Card: ASUS Strix GTX 1070 RAM: Kingston HyperX Fury 16GB 2400MHz DDR4 Cooler: Corsair H100i v2 SMPS: Corsair CX650M SSD: Samsung EVO 850 SATA 3 M.II HDD: WD...