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Spilled coke on GPU

tnw.skillz
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Hey everyone, so my sister had coke dumped on her pc. She turned her pc on and the display wasn't working coming from the graphics card. Now I cleaned it up with iso alc and got all of the residue off of the card. Do you think that the card still has a chance of working? I just don't want to have to rip apart my pc to test it if there is a low chance of it even working. Thanks in advance!

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5 minutes ago, tnw.skillz said:

my sister had coke dumped on her pc. She turned her pc on

i would suspect everything is dead at this point.

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Well her pc turned on, and it displayed from the on board hdmi port, but the graphics display wouldn't work. Ill have to try the card after i reapply the thermal paste. Thanks for the responses everyone.

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7 minutes ago, tnw.skillz said:

Hey everyone, so my sister had coke dumped on her pc. She turned her pc on and the display wasn't working coming from the graphics card. Now I cleaned it up with iso alc and got all of the residue off of the card. Do you think that the card still has a chance of working?

If it was powered on after receiving the spill damage, and failed to work, then there's a pretty good chance the card is dead.
Could have very well been a different story if it received spill damage, was not powered on, was cleaned off as you did with isopropyl alcohol bath and allowed to dry properly, it may have survived.

 

Only thing to do is to plug it in and try. You'll probably also have to clean the motherboard as well if you haven't already done so.

 

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The only component that i salvaged from her computer was the gpu and the processor. I'd be testing it on my current configuration, which would be an msi z370. The Psu was vented down so the was some accumulation on the metal but nothing got into the fans luckily.

 

Edit: Fans/internals of the psu.

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Update: Re applied thermal paste to the gpu and installed it in my system. After installing the latest drivers it worked! Seems like nothing was fried after the cleaning. 

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Even still, i might put it through the dishwasher anyway. Cuz' High Fructose Corn Syrup.

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