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post #11 of 41
if only hey maybe he will listen to you when you say something like that
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post #12 of 41
if something explodes, it's definitely still safe to use
post #13 of 41
Some of your stuff may be dead. I think CPU and motherboard, maybe more.
 
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post #14 of 41
Sounds like a capacitor blew. The ripple on one of the rails will be out of spec, and may cause cumulative damage to your system over time. There may also have been a voltage spike when the capacitor first blew; that damage is already done.


It isn't an immediate danger, but it does need to be replaced.
post #15 of 41
I'd definitely replace it. My old power supply did that a few weeks ago and I didn't want to chance my new CPU or graphics so I up and bought a new one to be on the safe side. You put a lot of money into a PC you don't want to have to spend that a second time just for something that stupid.
    
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post #16 of 41
Quote:
Originally Posted by PCSarge View Post
it wont short out... the coils will overload and make an earth-shattering kaboom, followed by flying computer debris and a dead man in the chair next to where the pc once was
Lets just hope, he doesnt have his trousers down to his ankle, looking at.......certain sites. You dont wanna be remembered for that.
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post #17 of 41
Can your computer still play Crysis?

I recommend replacing it as soon as possible. I also like the idea of swinging it around and bashing stuff with it. Should burn some calories if you get enough into it.
post #18 of 41
If it's still working I'd simply put it up on craigslist for 50$ xD

And buy a good power supply this time.
post #19 of 41
Quote:
Originally Posted by bradeno View Post
can your computer still play crysis?
lol^^^
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post #20 of 41
I think your avatar says it all...
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