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post #11 of 21
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see thats what I thought, but then I was like hmm... but touching anything else to the case didn't cause a problem.
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post #12 of 21
Well, lets speculate. Your powersupply may have somekind of frayed wire touching the case. Your power outlets may be faulty.

Try touching your case bare handed and tell us if you get a small shock.
    
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post #13 of 21
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haha I tried that, with other metal objects too, nothing.

I also have an x-Connect so thoes wires are pretty thick.

I even get the sparking tho when the computer is "off". so basically all thats on in the case is the green LED on mobo
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post #14 of 21
x-connect = bad, i have one
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post #15 of 21
Well im nowhere near an electrical expert but that really sounds like a grounding fault. Flick the power switch on the back of your PSU to off and see if it still sparks.
    
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post #16 of 21
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once its unplugged fro mthe wall, it still sparks a few seconds (same amount of time until that LED on mobo goes out)

EDIT: Yah I hate my x-connect
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post #17 of 21
Well it still sparks after the psu is shut off because its "draining" the major power from the capasitors. Find a power outlet that you KNOW is grounded. Or use somthing like a surge protector with a "grounded" indicator light or somthing and try that. If it still sparks on a grounded outlet your psu is most likely leaking power to the case itself (which is bad)
    
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post #18 of 21
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that still means I gotta re-install that damn port thing
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post #19 of 21
Seriously, if its actually sparking thats a pretty big deal, especially for a PC. My suggestion is get a PSU from a more reputable company. And if the ports spark after that throw them out.
    
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post #20 of 21
I am not sure about your problem but I must say that picture owns. MSPAINT SPARKS FTW.
    
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