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I burned out 3 Harddrives at Once! Seagate Baracuda

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As the titles states I was using 2 Seagate Baracuda Hdds and 1 Toshiba Hdd sure enough I took them to Micro Center for the Techs to test them and they guy told me neither one of them would power-up! What do you guys think could have caused 3 Hdds to stop working all at the same time? I Never had a problem with any of them, I took out my psu yesterday to clean-up the case upon booting up iam showing no Hdds in The bios whatsoever!~.................. Is my psu possibly the bad link here? I went out and bought a Western Digital Black 1 tb in the mean time, iam gonna try a Rma with these.
     
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There are only 2 components that are directly connected to all 3 HDD's - motherboard and PSU. My money's on the PSU. I'd replace it right away if I were you.
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Yeah Thats what I was thinking as well~ .............. I went out and Bought the Gigabyate 990 fx ud3 motherboard beacuse I thought maybe my Sata ports were just getting old but It ended up being the Harddrives being the problem! I just Cannot understand what could of possibly happend for 3 hdds to die at one time! Thats a little excessive dont you think?
     
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A bad PSU can fry your entire computer: MB, CPU, GPU, RAM, HDD, etc. Heck, might even cause a fire.
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I had an issue many moons ago similar to this. HD's just started dying off left and right. Then something went poof on the mobo and it was all over. It ended up being a bad power supply and blew something on the mobo having to do with voltage regulation.
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if it was just your seagate drives i would think it had something to do with the TVS diodes but sence the toshiba is doing the same thing i would guess its your psu iv had issues with some seagates where the TVS diodes go bad and i had to remove them to get the drive to work again but seems like a psu unit issue
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Yeah I dont know the guy at Micro center said I can RMA the Seagates but the thing thats really confusing is there was NO signs of then going bad, everything was working perfectly Until I un-plugged the Psu from the Motherboard- Once I did that- it was over no more Hdds in the bios~! I could understand 1 going out or even 2 but all 3 at the same time/! Thats some Freaky luck! Yeah ill end-up changing this psu before it blows up in my face or something:thumb:
     
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