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[SOLVED] Electrical smell after upgrading GPU?

Nov 2, 2019
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Hey guys, I have a question. I just upgraded from a 750Ti (power from board only) to a 1660 SUPER (8 Pin). On the first boot of the PC something inside the case smelled kinda electrical. Maybe a tiny bit burned? (no plastic smell though), but much rather electrical (don't know how to describe the smell more precisely). There is no smell anymore and the performance seems to be what it looked like in benchmarks. Is it normal that modern GPUs smell like this on the first boot? I have read some other posts stating that this is normal but I could also just get the card replaced if that's what you guys suggest. Since I'm nitpicky with stuff like this I thought that I should just ask around here. Thanks.
 
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