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Found this lovelyness after removing my GPU reactor cover from my MSI 7970 PE... Guess its time to start an RMA. How on earth would this happen?


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If the fan was working before you took the shroud off then the likely culprit was yourself!
 
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It would appear that the cord on the bottom picture is supposed to be red, and where it is hidden underneath right by the PCB, it looks to be burnt black. Not sure if that's a user error.
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Clearly the black core and the overall cable sheath have been severed - looks to me like it was snagged on something and suffered trauma either during manufacture when they put the fan and shroud on or when the OP took the cover off. Doesn't look burnt to me, the black just looks like the residue of the black core from the molding process of the cable flex.
 
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Originally Posted by pharcycle View Post

Clearly the black core and the overall cable sheath have been severed - looks to me like it was snagged on something and suffered trauma either during manufacture when they put the fan and shroud on or when the OP took the cover off. Doesn't look burnt to me, the black just looks like the residue of the black core from the molding process of the cable flex.

Something like this is my thought. I have no idea how something like this could happen. the back area shouldnt get that hot and LEDs dont take much for power.
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