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post #81 of 90
Proud of ya mate. You must have awfuly good karma.
Anyways, I have an ANTEC 900 and I set it verrrrry far away from my table to avoid that. I only bought it about a year ago and I still have nightmares about a 'possible' accident.
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Congrats


I could just imagine you slowly plugging everything in, and just kinda... slowly pausing before pressing the button... closing your eyes for a second... heart beating at about 400 beats per second... and you finally open your eyes again and press the button. You watch as the front blue fans spin to life for the first time in 2 days... the computer posts, you pass the motherboard startup screen and then.... the Windows bootscreen... you jump up with joy so high you hit your head on the ceiling....

am I getting warm?
    
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post #83 of 90
this is funny, i always dip my fans in water yes i said it and let it dry for like 30 mins, ive been using these fans for 4 years lmao, also do the heatsink of the cpu let it dry for an hr, well im glad you got your pc pretty lucky id say.
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post #84 of 90
I'm well pleased for you, congrats. I've just read this thread from start to finish, and I was actually quite nervous by the time it got to the moment of truth! I'm dead chuffed, I know what it's like to scrimp and scrape to get money for parts and stuff like that.

Get in!:
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post #85 of 90
Wooooooweeeee!!!

So glad it works. I feel ya on this one, I had a near fatal water cooling accident not too long ago. Worst part, it wasn't even my PC. It was my buddies that I was fixing.

Glad it works mate! Like others have said enjoy that good Karma, those who deserve it shall receive.
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post #86 of 90
Thread Starter 
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Originally Posted by SentryOptic View Post
Congrats


I could just imagine you slowly plugging everything in, and just kinda... slowly pausing before pressing the button... closing your eyes for a second... heart beating at about 400 beats per second... and you finally open your eyes again and press the button. You watch as the front blue fans spin to life for the first time in 2 days... the computer posts, you pass the motherboard startup screen and then.... the Windows bootscreen... you jump up with joy so high you hit your head on the ceiling....

am I getting warm?
ex-****ing-actly.
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post #87 of 90
My friend had water cooling and first few leaks he had he killed no parts last leak he thought he fried his motherboard he let it dry for 3 days put it back in and it worked fine the modem and videocard werent so lucky they were sparking. Most electronic parts will work after being wet if you let them dry. I go 4 wheeler riding alot and always forget to take my cell phone off in car or house when going thru mud or water its had to dry a few times but kept working.
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post #88 of 90
You most likely just shorted the motherboard. Let it dry as long as possible to prevent any more shortages.

As for the RMA , if you get to that, tell them there was a thunderstorm and everything got blown out because of it.
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Quote:
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You most likely just shorted the motherboard. Let it dry as long as possible to prevent any more shortages.

As for the RMA , if you get to that, tell them there was a thunderstorm and everything got blown out because of it.
he's got it working already... a little late
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post #90 of 90
Congrats man, now stop pouring water inside your computer!
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