Power Supply blew out...... Tags: Power Supplies AMD Components Product Last response: May 7, 2010 1:45 PM in Components Share Charleston08 May 6, 2010 12:27:30 AM I just recently purchased the new 1055T AMD Phenom II processor and a GIGABYTE GA-890GPA-UD3H AM3 AMD 890GX HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX AMD Motherboard to go with it. I had a OCZ StealthXStream OCZ600SXS 600W ATX12V power supply and it blew up...I tried it on another PC and it isnt working. Luckily it didn't damage the hard drive but what else could of it harmed and why did it blow up most importantly? More about : power supply blew JackNaylorPE a c 135 ) Power supply a b À AMD May 6, 2010 12:45:18 AM The OCZ *Stream PSU's are far from among my favorites. http://www.jonnyguru.com/modules.php?name=NDReviews&op=... You try the "paperclip trick" ? use a paperclip (color covered ones work good with ends stripped) instead of the switch http://www.gideontech.com/content/articles/196/1 Suggest an EA-650 or TX650 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... m 0 l Charleston08 May 6, 2010 12:52:17 AM I actually hooked it up to a spare PC i had laying around. It wouldn't even power the CPU fan....... I thought at first it was a bad motherboard because 3 hours before it was working flawless. I went to put the new mobo and processor in and POOF didnt make a sound either. m 0 l Related resources New power supply blew up... bad wattage calc or bad psu? - Forum My Power Supple Blew Out! Could someone please suggest a better one? - Forum Power Supply blew up - Forum 800w Xtream gear power supply blew up - Forum I blew my motherboard, would my power supply have been damaged also? - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Charleston08 May 6, 2010 2:38:51 PM Anyone else know? m 0 l saaiello a b ) Power supply May 6, 2010 2:44:55 PM PSU is bad if its not that old you can try to RMA it thru OCZ they do have 3 year warranties on most their PSU's and will actually send you a brand new unit if its defective but who knows how long that will take. m 0 l jsc a c 144 ) Power supply May 7, 2010 1:45:06 PM Charleston08 said: I had a OCZ StealthXStream OCZ600SXS 600W ATX12V power supply and it blew up... ... but what else could of it harmed No way off knowing until you can power up the system to see. and why did it blow up most importantly? said:and why did it blow up most importantly? Because either sh!t happens or because it is an OCZ StealthXStream. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedMy power supply blew up. Can't find tech-support Nomber!!!! Forum My pc blew my house power out Forum Power Supply blew house fuse Forum Power Supply BLEW UP? Forum Power Supply BLEW UP? Forum Power supply just blew up Forum Power supply blew up Forum Power supply blew Forum Power Supply blew up Forum Furmark Just blew my power supply! HELP Forum Power Surge blew out computer - how to fix? Forum Power supply blew up? Forum I think I think I blew my power supply Forum SolvedHelp me pick out a power supply Forum SolvedI am wondering how can I find out if my motherboard/power supply is compatible with a new video card. Forum More resources Read discussions in other Components categories Power supplies Sound cards NICs Akasa Antec Cooler Master Cougar DeepCool Enermax !