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Rig Fried on Christmas Day :(

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Well I woke up this morning and tried to turn on the computer, nothing.I just took out everything and the hard drive is charred(will post pics) and the power supply smells burnt . It seems everything except the cpu and 1 of the sticks of ram survived. I think my power supply overvolted everything while I left the computer folding. All the companies aren't picking up their phones, so I think I will have to wait until after christmas before I can see if I can get these things RMAed.

So this Christmas, be happy that your not on a Pentium II.
Edited by OverclockTheStock - 12/25/08 at 9:00am
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post #2 of 29
ouch that sucks.

i blame santa for trying to OC your computer for you.
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ouch that sucks.

i blame santa for trying to OC your computer for you.
The fat man strikes again.

sorry about your luck
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post #4 of 29
Sucks man. It's not folding's fault though! Maybe you can get the money outta the PSU makers to build a new rig. Use the word "lawsuit". It helps.
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post #5 of 29
Santa was busy last night...he screwed mine up too.
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post #6 of 29
what psu was it?
post #7 of 29
Thread Starter 
bfg 800Watt which i guessed was a good brand. I guess I guessed wrong. Now this rig is acting funky :S


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Santa was busy last night...he screwed mine up too.
Next Christmas i'm camping my chimney with a shot gun.
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Antec 1200 G5 Rocketfish 
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post #9 of 29
Good deal, remember if you shoot santa in the head with a shotgun you will have extra red decorations on your fireplace mantle.

Frag him!
post #10 of 29
now try a company that been around a long time making top quality products PC POWER & COOLING. newegg is got a 750 watt for 69.00 ends dec. 26th. get it now. and a new hard drive.
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