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So, after a nice long 10 hour workday, I come home to my modest abode. Low and behold I smell a familiar scent, the scent of money, burning! Honestly it was more like hair, that hadn't been washed in ages. Immediately I run to my PC and she's off... (it runs 24/7 at 3.6GHz, but sometimes at 4.014Ghz) Hopefully she was in suspend mode, so at least she died in her sleep. Sorted through her remains and discovered my PC&P 750 had a hole in the side. Not really a hole, but the paint is burnt in an oddly shaped circle, and might as well be a hole.

So, I pulled out my old Antec Neo 550 HE, and am currently testing my other hardware... Wish me luck. (We are talking about the rig in my specs)

Will this 550 hold up to my oc'ing???
    
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Damn man... I feel for you... I hope that most of your parts survived. Good luck.

EDIT: By the way, I don't think I will be buying that model from P&C.
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swapped vid cards just now. Still won't boot.
    
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Wow man, that sucks. I feel ya.

Hopefully that PSU didn't take anything with it. That is weird that a PC P&C would do that. Maybe it was a blackout or something.
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send the psu back!
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tried again, 7600gt tries to boot, but I get a three beep code. Doesn't that mean my mem is gone too?
    
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"The Smell of Burning Hair"

But, your gerbil survived right?
  
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"The Smell of Burning Hair"

But, your gerbil survived right?
hilarious, I hope your pc runs just fine.
    
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Damn that sucks
    
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post #10 of 110
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Mobo makes nice click sound when I turn on power switch on back of 550 psu... He he he, just picked up my 750 and turned it sideways to see inside... and powder fell all over my lap. This is friggin outstanding.
    
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