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My PSU just died, what are the chances of my other components being fried?

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While gaming, my computer turned off as it would for example during a black-out (but obviously there was no such event) and it wouldn't turn back on. I checked that it was not the circuit or the plug. The PSU was also not outputting any power to the motherboard and everything was off. So overall, I'm fairly sure my PSU is dead.

Now it won't be until tomorrow morning I will get my hand on an other PSU and in the meantime I'd like to ask what the chances are of my components being fried?

My PSU was a Corsair TX 850W, which I've had for a year and a half.
Edited by born2bwild - 3/8/12 at 12:57pm
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post #2 of 6

IMO, Id say slim to none...Only way to know for sure is to Get another psu though.

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Corsairs are usually good, and they would take most if not all of the damage in the case of a surge or something like that.

But as said, the only real way to find out is to get a new one.
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Well, for anyone interested for further reference, every component of my computer survived.

Thank you for the responses.
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Originally Posted by born2bwild View Post

Well, for anyone interested for further reference, every component of my computer survived.
Thank you for the responses.

this is the main reason we reccomend good power supplies,they have adequate protections in place if something happens
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Good to hear! Go ahead and RMA it with corsair! They have great customer service.
 
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