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Forums DaniWeb IT Discussion Community Join Log In Read Answer Ask Hardware and Software Programming Digital Media Community Center Hardware and Software Hardware Built new computer, motherboard keeps burning!!! 0 PcPro12 Who knows??? Getting enough nourishment is essential. “It’s a larger part than anything else excep Latest: james jok, Feb 13, 2017 at 1:45 AM CPUs and Overclocking Multiple Displays Latest: palladium, Feb 13, If you're not on a powerstrip, get on one, and don't scrimp.

If a fan is on the way out then it could be heat again from the friction of spinning warping bearings etc. I could be wrong about wattage vs amps.....I never plug in anything except chipset fans into the mobo. The same chip caught on fire. And it's unlikely a power supply would cause a specific motherboard chip to fry either.

Just confused as to why it would work for a month, and burn out the exact thing every time. It maybe because I've already taxed this power supply, but I'm not sure. 1 Reply contrex 1 Reply Thu 11 Nov, 2010 12:54 pm Not all power Viewing the mounting holes will show at least one with a earthing metal contact ring as opposed to just the circuit board 's plastic.Good Luck - Keep us posted. Short URL to this thread: https://techguy.org/175834 Log in with Facebook Log in with Twitter Log in with Google Your name or email address: Do you already have an account?

Join our site today to ask your question. I was thinking the PSU - but its only frying my motherboard (in the same location) and only after prolonged periods of time. Such opinions may not be accurate and they are to be used at your own risk. Or it may need a 24pin plug.

That said, I switched the plugs I was using and I'm running a test to see if having it plugged into a more freed up circuit will keep it alive. Join the community here, it only takes a minute. Forums: Computers, Burn-Out, Power Supply, Power, Electronics Email this Topic • Print this Page MrIVI Reply Wed 10 Nov, 2010 07:58 pm I have a computer that is http://arstechnica.com/civis/viewtopic.php?f=7&t=935421 If so, start there and remove the newcomer and then replace the power supply again to confirm the newcomer is the culprit that breached the tipping point of your power supply's

Here's one for under $9.00 http://www2.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?Item=N82E16817163011 Apr 29, 2005 #7 Vigilante TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,666 Any luck yet schnewb? Software ▼ Security and Virus Office Software PC Gaming See More... Need a hand figuring out general case fan bearing sizes solved Case Side Fan, intake or out? I do not have the inspiration, nor the ability and time to research out all of some other members posts about the same **** problem, especially when posted every-****-where!!

You may still have the rest of the mobo working, though. The latter is what your fan would use.http://www.helpwithpcs.com/courses/power-supply-basics-inc-pinouts.htm2) Without a voltmeter, if you have a 12V light bulb, get two wires, insert one in either center hole of the molex, the Ive been in touch with the shop and they are going to replace the motherboard again, but im also going to buy a new power supply to hopefully make sure this since everything is working, the computer is starting up, it cant have burned...so im guessing since i put in a graphics card, and tried PCI Express and PCI graphics cards, both

All rights reserved. I was thinking about trying it in my old machine but i dont want to risk killing that aswell cos its the only way i can get onto the internet so Latest: lucien_br, Feb 13, 2017 at 1:45 AM CPUs and Overclocking Eat to thrive. next thing i will do it try a used 600W power supply...its actually not that old, i used it on my 2nd computer that i built, than i upgraded it with

If this is your first visit, be sure to check out the FAQ by clicking the link above. Which is not a good sign. Or is there some other way of getting rid of the thumping? http://educations.newegg.com/tool/psucalc/index.html You didn't say what kind of video card you are running.

solved Side case fan should blow in or out. Yes, my password is: Forgot your password? Is this happening when the hard drive is active?

Apr 26, 2005 #2 Vigilante TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,666 what he said but it wouldn't hurt to have your PS checked out.

Oh yeah 5 drives. 8Gigs and 650watts. Reply With Quote 04-08-05,07:27 PM #4 firebat45 View Profile View Forum Posts Member Join Date Jan 2005 Location Edmonton, Canada it absolutely can, but if its low power it shouldnt. I burned that out, switched to a good 500W and burned that out in a month. This appears to be the primary reason we all ask, suggest...demand!!

The other thing you could do is put your "old" power supply on your new one, but that's kind of a moot point cause the board is bad again. So I took all the fans out and turned on the PC solved Case fans producing burning smell Can't find your answer ? Switch to a good 650W and burned that out in a few days. When i switched it on it did the exact same thing as before.........burnt the primary IDE port.

Stay logged in Search titles only Posted by Member: Separate names with a comma. Join us to comment and to customize your site experience! or any other suggestions? my motherboard has burnt Apr 21, 2005 Random restarts, what could be the cause?

I replaced it with a 500W power supply and that burned out yesterday. But yes, if you draw too much current trough the onboard fan headers, you could burn out the traces. The red & white audio cable are working fine and ... Facebook Google+ Twitter YouTube Subscribe to TechSpot RSS Get our weekly newsletter Search TechSpot Trending Hardware The Web Culture Mobile Gaming Apple Microsoft Google Reviews Graphics Laptops Smartphones CPUs Storage Cases

AMD Athlon XP (1.733)2100+ with HHC-001 HeatPipe Heatsink (replaced with a loud 60x60 38CFM fan) AOpen AK77-333 Motherboard 768MB PC2700DDR nVidia GeForce4 MX440 Western Digital WD4000BB Imation CD-RW 52x24x52x Reply With All Rights ReservedAd Choices The information on Computing.Net is the opinions of its users. I ran on a cheap 500W for years. Basically it looks like a new motherboard is needed.

And I'm starting to smell a faint ozone smell. Tech Support Guy is completely free -- paid for by advertisers and donations. You need to find out how many amps the fan uses. Click here to join today!

the graphic card works fine...ive already proved that...the motherboard is new, not even 1 year old...its WAY passed the due date to return, so i cant return it to get a I burned that out, switched to a good 500W and burned that out in a month.