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You should check the warranty -- I had the occasional Seagate drive die even after owning it for a few years and it only cost me shipping to get a brand It does take me far longer than 2 hours to build (a large chunk of extra time for cable management) and double checking everything. It's not designed for the higher temps. I'm a software guy - I have BIG hands - I left it to others. this contact form

The SSD was new so maybe it was just a bad one, and the HD was old so maybe it was just on its way out. This is what you said: I don't get the ATX 24 thing either - they can sometimes be hard to remove but putting them in is generally a matter of lining Or you could just have a bad PSU from stock which is not unheard of that's what the RMA process is for. This topic is locked from further discussion.

Motherboard Killing Hard Drives

Powered by vBulletin Version 4.2.2 Copyright © 2017 vBulletin Solutions, Inc. Are you sure the power line is clean? it will kinda look as if you put some clear nail polish on the board and let i dry .. Another quick note I've been using an anti static band while touching any of the internals (even though it probably isn't needed in my climate) and I've made sure the power

permalinkembedsavegive gold[–]_quantum 0 points1 point2 points 1 year ago(0 children)If you have another computer available, you can probably pull the PSU from that and use that to run at minimum your CPU and I was just thinking Subwoofer... I might bring it into a store for to see if it works, Best Buy or Micro Center. Can Faulty Graphics Card Damage Motherboard Does it just need a 4 pin in there?

I dont know if my power supply (Seasonic M12-II EVO 620w ) has some sort of system which protects the other components in case something like this happens. Can A Faulty Motherboard Damage Gpu permalinkembedsaveparentgive gold[–]Callum027 1 point2 points3 points 1 year ago(0 children)OP's PSU has power factor correction (like any modern PSU should), so this isn't an issue. solved Cannot get Asus p9x79 le motherboard to enter POST, unable to flash BIOS. http://www.tomshardware.com/answers/id-2084035/kill-motherboard-asus-p9x79.html Reply With Quote 17-05-2014,03:53 PM #6 trjp View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message Secondary Hivemind Nexus Join Date Jun 2011 Posts 7,939 Originally Posted by Sakkura The 24-pin connector often

Hahaha! Psu Killed Hdd Maybe my motherboard is doing something screwy? permalinkembedsaveparentgive gold[–]gaqua -1 points0 points1 point 1 year ago(0 children)This was my point about distribution. It could have just finally died on you.

Can A Faulty Motherboard Damage Gpu

permalinkembedsaveparentgive gold[–]CaptSkunk 0 points1 point2 points 1 year ago(1 child)If you're in the States, then that explains why you would have a hard time finding Super Flower units at least. That's always a possibility... Motherboard Killing Hard Drives I pulled out the Bluestorm 500w I was using at the time and noticed the AUX12V 4-pin connector by the CPU socket was blackened on one side of the cable connector Can Motherboard Damage Hard Drive MWPAMar 28, 2014, 5:25 AM Sounds dead?

Adak, OldSkool, pscout ***and especially R.I.P. weblink It is wrong. A total failure does not work at all in any scenario. permalinkembedsavegive gold[–]bro4all 0 points1 point2 points 1 year ago(10 children)99% sure that it's the weak power supply. Can Motherboard Fry Graphics Card

There was nothing in that manual warning against doing this. Only the ATX plug worries me, I'd have to use a massive amount of force to get it to sit fully flush, the plastic clip on it isn't over the ridge They need to be a snug fit to avoid arcing but they should require significant force - if there was something in one of the slots or a pin was bent, navigate here This has been expensive enough as it is.

Mobos control the voltages sent to stuff like memory and the CPU, but I think peripherals get power directly from the PSU. Can A Motherboard Damage A Graphics Card Do you have power issues in your area/home? It only needs one 4 pin 12v rail.

PS: I bought those Fortron PSUs before I knew about sites such as johnnyguru; the review of the Epsilon 700w was quite bad when I eventually read it.

Seen to many of them. But last night it spontaneously shut down on me again, and when it was running I was hearing slight crackling noises from the area of the PSU again. I'll also see if any of my friends have one they can spare for a few hours.I'm also gonna step through the No Post list again more thoroughly and check for Computer Wont Turn On With Graphics Card Plugged In Forgot your password?

Best answer Malignant PCMar 28, 2014, 5:40 PM It is probably the PSU making that sound as I couldn't imagine the motherboard making a whining sound, the motherboard might make a Tom's Hardware Around the World Tom's Hardware Around the World Denmark Norway Finland Russia France Turkey Germany UK Italy USA Subscribe to Tom's Hardware Search the site Ok About Tom's Hardware Albert - my beloved pup*** Reply With Quote 12-29-09,11:42 PM #6 mattgmann View Profile View Forum Posts Member Join Date Sep 2008 A good 400W unit would be enough. 600w his comment is here Skill) http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820231225 Corsair 750 watt PSU http://www.amazon.com/Corsair-CMPSU-750TX-750-Watt-Certified-compatible/dp/B000X2677A/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1294962517&sr=8-1 SkyGheNe on January 20110 Posts ashridah Registered User regular January 2011 edited January 2011 First guess: Power supply is faulty, and is letting large

Once you get it running, can you give an update on how it handles games etc? Of course I don't want to keep throwing PSUs at it if the board is in fact killing them (can a motherboard even kill a PSU?) Thanks in advance. My other computers are old socket 775 machines. any of them bulging?

Reply With Quote 17-05-2014,11:19 AM #3 Chaz View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message Secondary Hivemind Nexus Join Date Aug 2011 Location Space Fleet HQ Posts 1,403 Yeah, start right at permalinkembedsaveparentgive gold[–]urinal_deuce 0 points1 point2 points 1 year ago(0 children)Thank you. Thanks again. It should only need 1 if your not Overclocking?

If you're developing an indie game and want to post about it, follow these directions. Yes - I have. Not recognized in bios - 100% dead. Putting a basic PC together now should take no more than 2 hours tops, including installing the OS, and less than half that time if you know what you're doing.

NailbunnyPD on January 2011XBL: NailbunnyPD PSN: NailbunnyPD Origin: NailbunnyPD NintendoID: Nailbunny 3DS: 3909-8796-4685 0 SkyGheNe Registered User regular January 2011 edited January 2011 NailbunnyPD wrote: » What kind of hard drive? Replacing the PSU solved it.As for this one (the Corsair), like it says, a new power supply isn't a proven power supply. a bit more than /u/DanCastellaneta said but not that much.