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Fried my drives - only use original cables

post #1 of 32
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Great news everybody!

For my new 6990 I installed a Corsair 1000W PSU. My former PSU was a modular Chieftec.

Managed to FRY my SSD, HD, and DVD-drive. Used the wrong cable. Yes, it looked nice and was from my old PSU... It had the samme connections, but sadly was wired wrong.

Especially the fried SSD is really bugging me!

Well. Live and learn. Ill go shopping for a DVD drive tomorro, so that I at least can install windows and get going.

I feel like warning other new builders, guess you guys allready know this?

Guess the electronics in the drives are gone - and the drives themselves just a horrible piece of warning now?
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Well, I don't know what you expected really.

It sucks, but in the end, it's your fault.
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post #3 of 32
SSD id say is gone, the HDD's you may be able to recover the data if you replaced the pcb with the exact same board.

But yeah, dont use old PSU cables.
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Any point in trying to RMA them.
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post #5 of 32
-_-, to add to the fail of this post, Hard drive isnt corsair dominator thats ram -_-


Yay You changed it........ Well done sir XD
Edited by ryanbob1234 - 5/12/11 at 2:02pm
post #6 of 32
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Yes its my own fault. I have updated the signature.

Should one not post about failures here?

EDIT @drifting: Yes the thought has occoured to me. Kinda unethical though.
Edited by VirtualVikingX - 5/12/11 at 2:04pm
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post #7 of 32
Quote:
Originally Posted by VirtualVikingX;13481178 
Yes its my own fault. I have updated the signature.

Should one not post about failures here?

Its not adviced to be honest :-) gunner2.gif << that tends to happen
post #8 of 32
I would say call them and just ask, worst that happens is that they say no.
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post #9 of 32
Its highly unlikely that you'll be covered from RMA.

User Installation Error.
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Just say you tried to turn on you pc and the drives wouldnt detect and it feels like there not spinning (Just dont tell them about the messing with wires part)
 
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