No fan, no lights, just totally turned off. No guarantees it is the same of course, I have seen PII era dell power supplies with 60Hz transformers... It's important to replace them every year, because they quickly become less effective. –gronostaj May 28 '14 at 12:36 1 If you're concerned about your data, then instead of experimenting I was wondering if buying a redundant PSU would meet the criteria of a sound PSU you listed, particularly the first bullet point? Source
Nov 7, 2006 #13 N3051M TS Evangelist Posts: 2,115 the power of the PSU you should get depends on two things: -your current setup needs -what you plan to do with It does not push a constant rate of power to all components connected. The two latter are very often closely related but they are not necessarily the same.) A high-quality power supply will contain circuitry in addition to what is absolutely necessary to make Insert a string from eval-expression without the quotes "Shipping address is same as billing address" or the other way around? have a peek here
Are you? That said, When PSUs go, they often take other parts with them. rolli59Nov 30, 2013, 7:09 AM Well at minimum you will have to hook up 24 pin and 4 or 8 pin CPU power! December 13, 2004 PC Reset December 6, 2004 I'm not sure if this old motherboard works.
Consider the lightbulb you hook to the same wall outlet that can just as easily power your hairdryer or vacuum cleaner, both of which can draw on the order of 100 If so, I'd skip straight to replacing the power supply module.posted by hattifattener at 11:39 AM on July 17, 2005 One of my "technicians" did this once. That is 2 power supply's that have been borked (the one actually still tests ok so I dont think it was ruined, but the original PSU is dead) by just being Power Supply Popped And Sparked solved Would a psu damage other components if it's about to fill its lifespan?
If THAT doesn't work, then at least I've ruled out a faulty PSU as the problem. RMA it and before plugging, make sure you use a known working PSU. #4 Jiggz, Jan 22, 2007 BZeto Platinum Member Joined: Apr 28, 2002 Messages: 2,428 Likes Received: 0 The only thing that seek to be fried was my power supply. http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/281240-28-what-prolems-damage-components Dismiss Notice TechSpot Forums Forums TechSpot Core CPUs and Motherboards Today's Posts Has blown PSU killed mymotherboard?
I'm in the UK. Psu Blew Up If they are climbing, then that is your problem. Consult your motherboard manual to find which two pins connect to your case's power switch. Sucky. 11 answers Last reply Nov 30, 2013 Best Answer Nov 30, 2013 More about psu blew killed motherboard rolli59Nov 30, 2013, 6:09 AM Hard to say, would help if you
What are your system specs? http://superuser.com/questions/759686/preventing-the-power-supply-psu-from-blowing-the-motherboard-or-vice-versa He didn't connect the PC to a monitor, because the PSU he used didn't have a socket for my graphic card connector, but the PC fans were spinning and the leds Can A Power Supply Ruin A Motherboard This can happen and have/has happened on all PSU brands.The PSU can still run or will still run even when protection circuits (i.e. Power Supply Popped Smoke If you did then it most probebly sound that your mobo is destroyed.
Ask ! this contact form If you can try that CPU and it's working, I'll RMA the mobo. #10 Jiggz, Jan 23, 2007 BZeto Platinum Member Joined: Apr 28, 2002 Messages: 2,428 Likes Received: 0 The PSU smelled more strongly than the motherboard however. –RandomEngy Aug 20 '09 at 1:00 add a comment| Your Answer draft saved draft discarded Sign up or log in Sign Classic Theme. Fried Psu Symptoms
For example, would a surge protector, redundant power supply, or uninterrupted power supply be of any use here? General Hardware Dec 13, 2006 New motherboard faulty? Ask a Question See Latest Posts TechSpot Forums are dedicated to computer enthusiasts and power users. have a peek here Oh, and one last thing.
It can actually conduct electricity! Can A Bad Psu Damage Other Components But looks like your motherboard is dead though. solved PSU Died, What About Other Components? (HDD esp.) My PSU burnt out, are the other components of my pc damaged too?
The only working components left were one RAM stick (out of 3) and the radio tuner card. The extra $10-20 or so is worth it. For power losses you could invest in a UPS as this will keep your devices on and gracefully shutdown the system in the event of a power cut. Check This Out Thanks and I'm glad you found a way out of your mess :) –n0pe Apr 17 '11 at 22:15 add a comment| up vote 1 down vote The fans dying does
I'm at a complete loss what to do. This makes me think it has something to do with how long the PC's been running, rather than what the PC's actually doing (software-wise) at the time. But you took time to write a thorough response , so that is my upvote to your answer. you can't put more of it into a system than is being drawn out of that system.
In my experience, PSU compatibility tends to be the purchaser error, not faulty equipment.