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So I was messing with a wire in my case while the computer was on (because it was grinding the fans) and the end of the wire him a spot at the end of my gtx 260 (this isn't my sig card). I heard a zap then the computer shut off. It won't boot up in my computer. The card will get warm, but nothing is on the screen. The wire that touched the card wasn't connected to anything on the other end. People say it is shorted. Is there any way I can fix it?
    
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I'd imagine there isn't anything you can do.

What kind of wire? Red? Yellow?
Something got toasted.

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The wire that touched the card wasn't connected to anything on the other end
Just a random wire not connected to anything on either end?
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Just a random wire not connected to anything on either end?
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