What happens if cooling is not attached? Tags: Power Supplies Cooling Components Last response: January 22, 2011 2:19 AM in Components Share ajw1118 October 1, 2010 6:31:52 PM will it blow up? or will it melt? will power supply blow up? what other hardwares will be dameged or blow up? When will it blow up or melt? after 1 day or few months or for years? More about : cooling attached ct1615 a c 164 ) Power supply October 1, 2010 6:35:28 PM are you talking about your CPU cooler? best case scenario, your PC shuts down worse case scenario, you fry your CPU and need a new CPU either way it will happen as you boot up your PC JohnnyLucky a c 248 ) Power supply October 1, 2010 6:44:26 PM Which cooling do you mean? Attached to what? Do you mean the cpu heatsink or something else? Do you mean a gaming pc, a home theater pc, or something else? Provide us with a little more information. Related resources What happens if you put a laptop in a freezer - Forum 8800GTX BAKING AND NOTHING HAPPENS AT ALL - Forum Case fans with heatsinks attached - Forum What happens when you cover the breathing hole on a hd with scotch tap - Forum um... no disk attached ?! - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer saaiello a b ) Power supply October 1, 2010 6:51:53 PM I have a feeling he means his fan stoped working on his power supply but thats just a guess. If I am right do not use the power supply without a fan it will blow and could take other parts with it. JohnnyLucky a c 248 ) Power supply October 1, 2010 7:47:41 PM SAAIELLO - That thought crossed my mind since this is a power supply section. ct1615 a c 164 ) Power supply October 1, 2010 7:49:41 PM true but he uses the word "attached" rather then working, running, stop spinning, etc., only way the PSU fan is not "attached" is if someone physically removes it. could also just be a poor choice of words MechaNintendoMaster October 1, 2010 8:04:53 PM Best that that might happen: The comptuer fails to work Worst: Your house burns down. damasvara October 2, 2010 4:43:38 AM ct1615 said:true but he uses the word "attached" rather then working, running, stop spinning, etc., only way the PSU fan is not "attached" is if someone physically removes it. could also just be a poor choice of words I think the latter is correct, poor choice of words MechaNintendoMaster said:Best that that might happen: The comptuer fails to work Worst: Your house burns down. It can burn down my house??? Better check my PSU right away... ajw1118 January 22, 2011 2:19:22 AM ok thx so much guys i changed my labtop so i dont have to worry ~ Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources : ForumHDTV flickers/flashes/cuts out/ turns on/off with pc attached to it ForumH2O cooling QX6700. What happens to chipset heat pipe? ForumIs networking attached storage what i need here? reliable? ForumQX6700 H2O cooling . What happens to heat-pipe? ForumWhat happens if I connect only one power cable to 570GTX? Forum[Liquid Cooling ] Exactly What is it? ForumOn Power on, Nothing happens ..please help! ForumSomething FRIED... ( picture attached ) ForumFirst Time Water- Cooling Setup, Help Needed Please ForumExploring Below Ambient Water Cooling ForumBest Cpu cooler for ~40 ForumWhat Is Overclocking and How To Overclock? Forum[Solved] What to Upgrade to ? ForumHow to setup liquid cooling Forum[Solved] Intel i7 930 vs 950- What to get More resources Read discussions in other Components categories Power supplies Sound cards NICs Akasa Antec Cooler Master Cougar DeepCool Enermax !