Guest nymphu Posted August 23, 2009 CID Report Share Posted August 23, 2009 Well..first of all i was building a new pc: CPU: AMD Phenom II X2 550 Black Edition 3.10 GHz skt AM3 box Mobo:Asus M4A78T-E RAM: Corsair 2GB 1333MHz DDR3 CL9 DHX Dual Channel Kit HDD: Hard disk Samsung 320GB SATA-II 7200RPM 16MB NCQ SpinPoint F1 Series PSU: Corsair CMPSU-550VX Case: Aplus Monolize II Case fan: AKASA AK-274CB-4BLS Sony DVD WR To cut it off quickly i'll say exactly how i managed shortcircuit my mobo. After installing the cpu on the mother board..then hdd,psu, case fans and dvd on the case, i wanted to install my motherboard into the case. Sice it was my first time building a pc, i didn't knew i needed metal screw standoffs. My case didn't have a manual . So, I thought this mobo doesn't need any standoffs -omg i'm so idiot (my old pc had some other kind of metal standoffs that looked like a hump and that were inserted into little holes in the case) ... i just used only 4 screws to get the mobo intact on the case...(how idiot i am !!!!). After powering it on the case fan led powered up one second and than the system turned off..no boot screen no beeps no nothing! then i smelled something weird ..i thought it was the case fan so i removed all peripherials and turnd it again with no effect...only the cpu cooler moving very slowly ...so the psu fan ..so i turned it off again ... and then checked it again and did another last try...to sum up: 3 desperate tries to resuscitate my dearest mobo.. Well this was it ( my new pc is dead within a second I packed the system and i m waiting for an expert to come tommorrow to measure the voltages...but meanwhile i want to know what should i expect... After inspecting the mobo i saw a small circuit with another color than others...so i think that got fried...i know there is no hope for this mobo ..it's toasted But i want to know at least if anything else did get fried in this process: did the cpu suffered (i believe so ) ? are RAM, case fans, hdd, dvd and psu alright ? Is there anyhope so i can't get a new mobo from the guarantee certificate? ( i want to put the screw standoffs like they should be before going with the system to the dealer..i want to make it look alright and convince them the mobo had a fault ) Any suggests/recommends/advices are wellcome..and sice i'm an idiot everyone should know ...so u can even swear me if u think this will repair my mobo :-".. ok i'm being sarcastic ... I REALLY NEED HELP .. thanks guys Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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