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Hi, I've been helping my friend to build his pc, which didn't boot. When I was going through the lists of things that you should do for troubleshooting, I've tried to test the power supply with some fans attarched . When I've jump started the power supply, the fans spun for a short while and stopped spinning with some smoke coming out. And when I want to re test it again, nothing happened. Could I have killed the power supply?


TLDR: Jump started the power supply, smoke came out of fan that's connected to the power supply, power supply dead?


System Specs:
CPU: Ryzen 1600

Mobo: Asrock Fatality AB350 Gaming K4

RAM: Hyperx Fury

GPU: Gigabyte RX 580

Power Supply CX650M


I've reconnected everything, the cpu fan is spinning for some reason and the mobo is lit. However, the case fans are not spinning and I can't get it to shut down, is it the mobo's problem?

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If there was smoke, then it is probably dead.

I hope that the PSU was not connected to anything while you jump started it.

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PSU probably surely dead/fried,unsure if any other component was destroyed.Probably nothing more than the motherboard if it were to kill the Computer


PC Specs:Custom Built PC

CPU:AMD Ryzen 3 1200 GPU:Zotac GeForce GTX 1050 TI Mini RAM:Corsair Vengence 2400 MHz DDR4 Motherboard:ASUS Prime B350M-A AM4 Motherboard Case:Corsair 100R PSU:Corsair VS450 

Laptop Specs:Acer TravelMate 8472

CPU:Intel Core i5 560M Memory:2GB DDR3 CPU:Intel HD Graphics Case:Its a Laptop Motherboard:Laptop Motherboard


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