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Awww Crap man sorry to hear that dude, what exactly Caused it?
Ive no idea, my PC was cool (had the window open).

Temps were:-

CPU 28-30.c
6800 45.c
HDD 25.c
Case 25.c

Just surfin ebay for a new HDD, computer working flawless like always, moved forwards as my bum was going to sleep (my computers right in front of me just behind the keyboard) and smelt burning from the back of the PC, i thought it might be the PSU as its not very good and thought "hell no your not taking other parts with you!" so unpluged the power lead from the back quick as you like.

When it was all quiet i could hear a plastic bubbling noise so pulled the side off the case to see a yellow glow under the 6800 (flames), i blew the "match stick sized" flame out and started to get touretts:swearing:

SO! Im not sure what happend, it played games great HL2, FEAR and NFS:MW.

All i can say is my wifes on the war path so i should get this mobo rma'ed .
    
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Where are the burn marks, i dun see it! *Sarcasm*
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On the other hand the 939 rigs are going to get cheaper and could be a good time to purchase one, still very good at what they do
That's why I just bought my 939 board!! M2 is coming and that means price drop on the previous gen tech.
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Unlucky dude, Did you have your comp plugged into a surge protector?
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post #45 of 57
Definately looks like some sort of massive over voltage. Was there any noise from the PSU at all or leading up to the demise, a buzzing sound at all from a capacitor by any chance?
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Definately looks like some sort of massive over voltage. Was there any noise from the PSU at all or leading up to the demise, a buzzing sound at all from a capacitor by any chance?
Nope no other damaged/burnt/dont look right other parts on the board, all caps are good and no noise/tell tale signs just before it happend, just the off chance i moved forwards and smelt it (just).

I think if i plugged it all back together with a PCI graphics card it would work ok, theres even no burn marks on the back of the board where the AGP slot is.
    
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post #47 of 57
Get yourself a can of electrical cleaner and give it a go over and see what happens, does anything power up at all?

Open up your PSU and have a look and smell in there and see if there is any tell tale signs.
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post #48 of 57
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Everythings taken apart (i was in a stress lol).

But to get an AMD rig going all i need is a CPU/Mobo/Ram and a new PSU just to be safe (HDD can come later).

If i get a new mobo i could sell it on ebay plus a few other parts i have and it wont take to long to save up again .

Plus as i dont have al my PC parts im my case im gonna have a go at modding it a little.

Thanks again everyone for the support
    
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You're going to settle for onboard video in that AMD rig for now? Let us know what parts you think about getting.
    
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No sorry im going to get a graphics card (forgot to mention this above).

Il make a list of what im thinking of getting on another thread, then you guys can put in some ideas about it
    
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