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Faulty PSU,fried HDD,how to be sure everything else is ok?

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August 31, 2013 10:45:08 AM

Hi everybody.
I built my Game pc and before assemble Graphic card (using CPU based graphic) and HDD i turned it on to see if Mother Board working or not and everything was ok.But when i installed Graphic card and HDD turned on the PC for first time HDD fried and i saw smoke rising from it.I realized my two HDD's and DVD writer are dead.after trying again with an old HDD and getting burned again now im sure Its PSU.and i think the part of PSU that provide power for SATA devices are faulty,not the entire PSU,because PC without HDD and SATA devices is booting and enter bios setting without any problem.
so my question is: Is that possible that my MB or graphic card been affected due this incident? I mean is PSU use separate source for MB,Graphic card and SATA devices?
there's no sign of burning smell on Graphic board and MB and hadn't got any chance to installing windows because i haven't any HDD to check everything up.
I have Asus GTX 770 and when i connect 6 pin+8 pin connector both LED's get green light,is that mean the Card is ok?

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August 31, 2013 11:00:22 AM

I had a Rosewill PSU do that to me. Took the mobo and GPU with it. Good luck
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August 31, 2013 11:27:50 AM

egilbe said:
I had a Rosewill PSU do that to me. Took the mobo and GPU with it. Good luck

What was the symptom's?there was physical damage to the board?burning marks or something?
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August 31, 2013 11:37:27 AM

Kaveh-r said:
egilbe said:
I had a Rosewill PSU do that to me. Took the mobo and GPU with it. Good luck

What was the symptom's?there was physical damage to the board?burning marks or something?


computer kept rebooting, then it stopped. burned smell coming from the PSU, mobo and card didn't work after replacing the PSU.
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