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These days, the system would have shut itself off as a fail safe if the fan wasn't spinning. My real concern, has this damaged my new upgrades? (MOBO etc) It was a CASECOM PSU 500W thanks for help, chris Dec 12, 2005 #1 howard_hopkinso TS Rookie Posts: 24,177 ko888Nov 12, 2011, 11:09 AM The Corsair Gaming Series GS700 (CMPSU-700G) power supply has one ATX (24-Pin) Main Cable and one 8-Pin EPS/ATX12V CPU Cable.The 8-pin EPS/ATX12V CPU connector splits in Think again.

If you are drawing in excess of 13 amps, something is seriously wrong! Your mother board should be fine. ND Posts 1,839 Jemz, You need to be very sure about the rating of the cable, and ensure an appropriate fuse is put in the plug. Usually it doesn't even have to be even close to the stated wattage before stuff blows, 500ws commonly blow up at 300w or 350w.That is probably about all you were doing

Power Supply Sparks When Plugged In

Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Answer Go easy by Willy / October 13, 2012 11:50 AM PDT In reply to: Computer sparks, loud bang Open PC case and It was put in about 5months ago. It's working now but what a headache ledow03-08-2012, 03:03 AMYeah, I'd go for voltage selection, personally.

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if the PSU is suspect, don't install it into the system but DO connect to the wall socket. Use a small battery [9-volt?] to connect to a small loudspeaker [or suitable light bulb], including the earth wire/connection to be tested in the circuit [as above]. Reply With Quote Thanks! Computer Spark It is after the beep that the graphics card will usually begin to display an image.

Join the community here, it only takes a minute. Computer Power Supply Sparks It wasn't because you fucking built up static by walking across the carpet. I learn from experience. https://www.computerforum.com/threads/power-supply-spark-and-loud-bang-will-my-motherboard-be-ok.179369/ It doesn't make any difference which end is connected first and whether or not the outlet is switched on (note that in many countries, power outlets do not have switches).

You'll find discussions about fixing problems with computer hardware, computer software, Windows, viruses, security, as well as networks and the Internet.Real-Time ActivityMy Tracked DiscussionsFAQsPoliciesModerators Question Computer sparks, loud bang by HCnet2012 Psu Sparks Reply With Quote 06-11-12,11:08 PM #10 Wolfdawg View Profile View Forum Posts Registered Join Date Apr 2012 Location Cossville, Tennessee Originally Posted by MongGrel I'd second or third or even Even replacing components is relatively risk free. Damn EZcool super silent 500w....never again xD somethinggoeshereJul 11, 2013, 3:44 AM Wait, right now LOL?

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I used to think it was some voodoo magic that required I discharge some evil energy from my body before having the privilege of the trackball and "Action Key," but now More about the author As far as ESD goes, I once wrecked a PS2 controller merely by holding it when I stood up from a nylon chair. Power Supply Sparks When Plugged In Spark inside PC case when powered back on Can't find your answer ? Sparks Flew Out Of Power Supply Please elaborate.

Ask ! So what? Shut it down one evening as usual and in the morning it would not power on. More flashes and crackling electrical noise. Spark Inside Computer

Also please exercise your best judgment when posting in the forums--revealing personal information such as your e-mail address, telephone number, and address is not recommended. Forum New Posts FAQ Calendar Community Groups Albums Member List Forum Actions Mark Forums Read Quick Links Today's Posts View Site Leaders What's New? If the power supply does not have the voltage switch (usually is a red colored toggle switch) on the outside of the PSU near where the power cable plugs in, look I find that this Corsair PSU is a much better PSU than my previous PCP&C PSU.

rad666Jul 11, 2013, 3:18 AM Cheap PSUs with cheap capacitor's (the flash you saw was probably a capacitor blowing) will get you every time. Computer Sparks When Plugged In Ask ! pins 13/14 are 2 down from the top if you turn the atx connector with it's clip to the right.

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Don't see how it could be the motherboard. hence wire or a small switch with wires is a better choice. Of course, I immediately unplugged the power supply cable from the outlet. My Computer Popped And Turned Off Could be the same situation with you.

If your power supply has these (usually blue discs with two legs, sometimes yellow) they can be seen through the holes in the PSU. Join thousands of tech enthusiasts and participate. again thank [email protected] What set up do you have, curious for future reference if you dont mind. Do a search on www.newegg.com.

I bought a new PSU and rewired the internals of the PC and double checked all wiring. Again, all you can do now is wait and see. Amex is really good for this, Visa seems to be almost as good, Mastercard is infamously bad, and I don't know about Discover. How to check your PSU with a multimeter. 17bXw5t51rEBXGavJFMJsC8g7HQgThUGc7 Reply With Quote 06-11-12,10:57 PM #8 Wolfdawg View Profile View Forum Posts Registered Join Date Apr 2012 Location Cossville, Tennessee Originally