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PC turned off. Wont turn on anymore.

Hello,
So, yesterday, I was just playing some GTA with my friends, when suddenly my PC turned off and refused to turn on since. No sign of life when I try to turn it on, no fans spinning, just motherboard lights up for like a microsecond.

Video: https://youtu.be/mjNYV4fIcks

When I unplug the GPU (Radeon RX 580), I get a sign of life, fans start spinning, lights are working. But I can't do much, since I have a Ryzen 2600 along with it, which does not have an iGPU.

I tried putting my brother's GPU (GTX 1050 Ti) into my system, and it booted up without an issue, but when I put my 580 back, the same thing like on the video happened. Just motherboard lighting up for a moment.

Did I just fry my GPU? Or could there be any other issue? I am really desperate, as I was working on a Family Christmas Video, and I can't even finish it now, because of this. It also might be something with the PSU? Since my GPU has an 8 pin, but my brother's just runs off mobo power.

I would appreciate any kind of help, thank yoy everyone.

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Turn on

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Put the 580 back in the machine.
Unplug all disk and disc.
Remove all ram sticks.
Unplug all usb connected devices.
Disconnect the monitor from the gpu.

Does the machine power on?

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Fried

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So, I tried putting the GPU into my brothers PC. In 7 words, spark, smoke and a horrible smell. I am no expert, but I don't think this should not happen with a 4 months old GPU. Never did any overclocking, or cryptomining.
I should be abled to RMA it, right?

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Typo

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I don't think this should happen*

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Rma time

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Contact the gpu maker and start the process.

Tell what psu you have in this machine.....make and model.

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Re: turned off

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Your test indicates something is wrong with that video card or the PSU indeed. If you don't have a compatible video card or a spare PSU to try, find a repair shop to do that.
In the meantime, can you use your brothers PC to finish that video?

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I tried putting the GPU into my brothers PC. What happened was spark, smoke and a horrible smell. I don't think this should happen with a 4 months old GPU. Never did any overclocking, or cryptomining.
I should be abled to RMA it, right?

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Actually smoke and such can happen

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Under the right conditions. The PSU would have to have issues and as we saw with the RX480 AMD exceeded the max power draw on the PCIe slot by a bit.

The 580 TDP is 185 Watts.
The 1050 Ti TDP is 75 Watts.

If a PC can't deliver that, you can see trouble.

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