Various PSU Problems?

Oct 6, 2018
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Hi all. I recently put in a new GPU and SSD into my computer; alongside that I re-installed Windows 8.1 onto my SSD. Before I did all this I was having occasional power issues where, after I turned my computer off, if I turned it immediately back on it wouldn't boot properly; the screens would never turn on. Since I re-installed my OS, though, I've noticed a few other issues. First of all, I swear I smell plastic or burning or something from my computer often; but my temps are fine, and I have a 500 watt PSU that should be able to handle my system power draw fine. Second of all, I've noticed that often when I wake my computer from sleep, it will just straight up turn off and I will experience the boot issue for a few moments after it shuts off. I've messed around with the power options a bit but nothing has helped. Is this a PSU or an OS issue?
 
Oct 6, 2018
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Well there wasn't any pop or anything, and my roommate doesn't corroborate the burning/plastic smell (I've heard it could just be the plastic from my new GPU heating up?). Is it dangerous to keep around?
 
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I'm just more worried about breathing in the smoke or whatever if it does blow and the plastic smell right now (if it even exists, I could just be conjuring it up)
 

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