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Did my mobo fry or something else?

post #1 of 7
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Last night i was playing EVE when my computer made a pop noise and shut off. I thought it was because i was running two desktops and two laptops on the same circuit and lost power, however when i turned it back on i could smell burning electrical. I quickly turned it back off and inspected everything. I thought that i burned the graphics card because it had always run hot (like 80 degrees under a light load like EVE without oc). When i put in an old x800 it went into bios and i was able to boot but then it turned off again and now will not come back. Did i burn the mobo or power supply? The mobo core unlocker and south bridge light up still but it will not turn on.
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post #2 of 7
It sounds like a PSU problem.
Unplug all PSU cables and jump it using the paper clip trick.
Inspect your mobo as well.
    
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just tried the paper clip thing and the power supply turns on but does not stay on unless i hold the paper clip in. I don't know if this is how it is supposed to work or not.
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post #4 of 7
Yes, the paper clip must stay in. Other connections on the mobo keep the power on after you release the power switch when plugged in. A power supply tester is about $20 and a good investment.

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so my mobo is fried then? how long does asus usually take for a warranty replacement?
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post #6 of 7
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So yeah i tried it again out of the case. smelled burning and my graphics card caught on fire.
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post #7 of 7
Oh god .......... any pics?
I mean are you safe?
hopefully you didn't fry your Mobo with that fire and hell of a thing for a non oc'ed card to do.
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