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If it wasn't plugged in at the time then you have no worries. Simply let it dry out. It will be OK.
Yeah it wasn't plugged in at the time (It also didn't have any charge at all it was probably unplugged for at least 3 hours before water spilled onto it), also most of the water was caught by my PS Fan but some still went inside. So I am going to wait until Thursday to put the Power Supply back in the case, I think that should give it the time it needed and it gives me plenty of time to sleeve those cables in the mean time.
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Compressed dry nitrogen, or air, and a hair drier/heat gun with a very low setting are your friends!
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wrap it in panty hose and put it in rice that way you wont get any rice stuck inside or entering at all
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wrap it in panty hose and put it in rice that way you wont get any rice stuck inside or entering at all
Brilliant, I will give this a try tomorrow. I blew it our with canned air earlier.
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Yeah, the panty hose + rice idea is golden. I've done the same thing with dress socks + cell phones before and it works perfectly without letting bits of rice inside to get stuck. If you can set the bag/rice/PSU somewhere in the sun or other warm location, the water will vaporize faster and be absorbed into the rice quicker.
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HEY! Another Colorado member. I read your post, I don't have anything else to say other than Colorado people are awesome (and I"m not talking about those damn California transplants...buncha degenerate scum).

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Meh, its an XFX product, so nothing of value was lost.

Seriously though, let it sit out and dry (do NOT move it) for I'd say at LEAST 2-3 days.
Are you kidding?

XFX power supplies are like some of the best price/performance ones out there.
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