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I have no idea what happen to my Rig... I wasnt at home for a week and I when I came back their was a short

I went out and pull the electricity switch ON and when I came back I test what causing it I found it was my PC

every time I connect the PC to the electricity it make a short and the electricity in the room is turned off.

it happen right after I connect the PC to the wall even before I turn it ON.

the last time I tried to check things out and connect it and their was a boom I think it was only the switch on the power supply turning OFF really fast and that made the noise but I am not sure


I a afraid something is broken I dont have money right now to buy new stuff .

anyone know what is the problem ?

and by the way their are no water leaks or something like that...

I hope I posted in the right place if not plz dont close this thread and move it to the right place
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post #2 of 7
You should try and rule everything out. First try with another power cord, if it still shorts out try another power supply, if it still doesn't work it's something inside your PC. I am guessing it's the power supply, but it's a pure guess. Are you still under warranty?
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Thread Starter 
ya everything under warranty its the rig I have in my sig...

and I dont have anther power supply ?
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post #4 of 7
The PSU obviously has some issues. If it would be something else inside your rig then the OVP and OCP would have taken care of it and not blow your fuses.

Don't take it the wrong way, but when the fuses pop it's clear there's something wrong and you must not try a dozen times the "maybe now it works" as problems don't fix by themselves. If the PSU is faulty it can toast your rig, and powering it up while shorted a few times makes things worse. You should probably unplug the PSU, remove it from the case and test it. If you feel confident in your skills you can even jumpstart it while keeping a multimeter between the yellow and the black wires to measure it it outputs the required +12V. Be careful though as since the PSU is likely faulty you don't know what may have been broken and it can be very dangerous unless you have done it before, do that at your own risk. You can also contact Corsair for a RMA, they can probably give you some advices on what to try.

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post #5 of 7
My friend had the same problem it turned out a geko had crawled into his psu and shorted it nasty stuff though.so id say maybe a bug or something crawled inside you psu(may be wrong)
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post #6 of 7
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I know what destroyed it

it was the electricity company they had some problems and every electronic device that was working at the time was destroyed my neighbor got allot more stuff not working then I am (LCD screens all the air conditioners arent working, oven... and more stuff)

anyway the electricity company said they will pay for it
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post #7 of 7
Jeez Id be furious least your getting a new computer! LOL I kind of wish that happened to my piece of crud rig.
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