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post #1 of 13
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So I have this Coolermaster GX750 and to no one's surprise, it died taking out a P55 MSI motherboard with it. I RMA'd the board, but didn't have to pay shipping cause their repair center is across town. However, the PSU I will have to pay shipping if I want to RMA. Considering the shipping fee is probably what the unit is worth (perhaps even a little bit more), I think I'm just gonna have some fun with it.

It starts up when I use the paperclip jig, but it fries any motherboard that it's attached to. Any ideas?
    
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post #2 of 13
Twirl it over your head madly as you curse Crom and fling it into a dumpster?
post #3 of 13
Pour water on it
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post #4 of 13
Dump it in bleach, let it rust for a while

Swing the rusted psu at compaqs and other boring computers to put them out of their misery

It will eventually start to fall apart

Take the broken remains and incinerate them

Snort the ashes, dance to hardcore techno
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Create a +3 Power mace of mother board bane.
    
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post #6 of 13
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I hooked the PSU up to said dead motherboard hoping for some more fireworks, but it just turned on for a second and then turned off. Nothing interesting.

Keep them coming.
    
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post #7 of 13

Maybe this?

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post #8 of 13
Im trying to figure out who thinks to use shampoo on a PSU o.O

I'd say take it to the range and blow a few 7.62 rounds through it.
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post #9 of 13
Use it for zombie sniping practice. A dead psu is most like the undead: Just enough spark to power on for a few seconds, but otherwise just good for shooting and gnawing on your arm.
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post #10 of 13
I usually remove the parts and keep the ones that work. I have a bag filled of capacitors, transistors, shottky diodes and X and Y capacitors from old psus that burn up and are given to me.
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