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I was working on my frist build I was doing myself and got to the point where it would turn on but I couldnt get a monitor to connect. Like a dope I went downstairs and when I came back up I had forgotten that it was running and attempted to plug in a cpu fan header on the board. 1 small spark everything shut down however when it shutdown the psu didnt seem to crash immediately the led stayed on for a solid 1 1/2 seconds and the puter the refused to turn on.

What did I fry
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anybodyD:?
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post #3 of 9
The led on the PSU more than likely stayed on due to the capacitors.

Do you have any other equipment you can test with? Such as another PSU?
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Not at the moment I have no way to test it. Was wondering if anyone had any guess, Im going to bring the board back to micro center and trade up for a better board I mean building with the thing was a headache and a half. I do have a 650w backup psu in another computer that we are dumping when this one is built so nextweekend ill have an extra psu if the problem is indeed the psu
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What are the chances I fried the cpu?
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post #6 of 9
Ya it takes a moment for the power to fully drain from the system. The LED staying on a brief period after shut down and unplugging from the wall is normal.

I doubt a fan header would kill the board.
Look at the capacitors (round towers) for any that are blown, top is exploded / pushed out, or any burn marks.

Did you plug in all the power switch plugs correctly?


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Edited by Aparition - 1/27/14 at 12:13pm
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post #7 of 9
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Yeah i thought i did but honestly idk anymore that board I got is bad like honestly worst one ive ever seen in terms of clarity and positioning
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post #8 of 9
ya, then I'd unplug from wall and wait ~1 minute. then double check all the cables are correct.
Plug in your fans.
Then power it all back up.

If the power button isn't connected properly the system won't boot.

I would think it really really really really rare and kind of freakish if a spark from a fan header fried the CPU. A fried CPU is catastrophic failure usually with things melting and burning tongue.gif
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post #9 of 9
It's possible the computer kept running for 1.5 seconds because the motherboard didn't turn it off until then, rather than coasting off the energy remaining in the PSU capacitors. Maybe the fan controller was damaged by hot plugging the fan into it, and the fan interface chip took a bit of time before it shorted out. Hot plugging can be nasty to chips that aren't designed for it. I saw a super I/O chip in a laptop ruptured open because somebody hot plugged a parallel printer.
Edited by larymoencurly - 1/29/14 at 3:29am
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