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Graphics Dodgy PSU or Dodgy GFX Card

Discussion in 'Tech Support' started by WarrenJ, 10 Dec 2018.

  1. WarrenJ

    WarrenJ Well-Known Member

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    So after turning my PC on this morning. Working on it for approximately 30 minutes the machine suddenly switches itself off.

    Here's the spec.
    Core i7 8700k (OC)
    16GB Ram
    650w PSU
    Zotax 1060 6GB AMP!
    Asus Z390-F

    Initially as soon as the computer was switched on there was a click and everything turns off.

    Disconnecting the motherboard and using a jumper to turn the PSU on, the same symptoms.

    Disconnecting the GFX card from the PSU and all the lights come back on.

    After replacing the GFX Card with an old GTX750Ti (no additional power requirements) the machine boots up, however I am left with a conundrum.

    Would you say a part of the PSU popped supplying the GPU or the GPU is dead?

    I have another machine I should be able to test it in later (once I have a hdd) to find out for sure.
     
  2. WarrenJ

    WarrenJ Well-Known Member

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    Okay. little update.

    My god, burning electronics smell sooo bad.

    Plugged into my other PC. Same issues, only problem this time, there's a small pop, some smoke and a tiny bonfire inside the case. Yup, GPU is fried. No idea why. I was playing CSGO on it last night without any issues.
     
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    Yep, that's toast(ed).
     
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    Canon 6D with 100mm Macro 2.8
     
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    Looks better than a microscope
     

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