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Motherboard problem ....i think

by Ex-Swift / March 21, 2010 9:06 PM PDT

A couple a weeks ago i purchased a motherboard from a friend and from then t'ill now i managed to blow up 2 PSU-s . I don't know why my configuration isn't that strong so that could overconsume the PSU-s . Someone told me a hypothesis that the mobo could have a short somewhere that's consuming more then it's specified and in times makes the PSU's blow . Is that possible?

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faulty MB
by Master3203 / March 21, 2010 10:02 PM PDT

nah, ur m8 probably gave u it because it was s... and faulty

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Clearing things out
by Ex-Swift / March 21, 2010 11:57 PM PDT
In reply to: faulty MB

So what you're saying is that it's that the hyptothesis could be true and the it's the motherboards fault.right?

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Recheck work and build
by Willy / March 22, 2010 4:10 AM PDT

You gave no clue as to the nature of the 2 PSUs, new or old and what wattage, etc.. Also, no idea what your system is, demanding components or top shelf devices? Furtherer, did you recheck your own work? After the 1st PSU failure, remove and place on cardboard to lessen any shorts, etc. and try again building a minimum system. If it fails again under these simple conditions and you have a known good PSU and other components, then the mtrbd. become suspect. Inspect closely the underside of mtrbd. and topside for obvious or small shorts leads, etc. as a cause. Cheap PSUs are a fault too willing to be discovered. Don't take anything for granted.

tada -----Willy Happy

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As willy has suggested
by Brechan / March 22, 2010 6:13 AM PDT
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