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Old 07-15-2013, 11:15 AM   #1 (permalink)
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I turned on my computer today, and it smelt like burning plastic so I restarted it. It still smelled bad, it wasn't like a light smell...
Anyway I looked at the temps and everything is normal besides Temp 2 , it says -128C but thats prob a glitch.

I restarted it again an it made no difference. What's going on?
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Old 07-15-2013, 01:27 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Thems are computer farts!


Your pc will always fart just before it pukes!
(sometimes I do that too, after I've consumed mass quantities of alcohol)





on a more serious note, my first suspect would be the power supply (IMHO)
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Old 07-15-2013, 01:36 PM   #3 (permalink)
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I turned on my computer today, and it smelt like burning plastic so I restarted it. It still smelled bad, it wasn't like a light smell..
Man.....your computer's been having some issues lately, huh?

Is the same one with the RAM issues?
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yes it is... I think it may be the motherboard as someone suggested in my RAM problem thread.... might aswell RMA, goes out of warranty next month!
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dam, I cant find the recipe, and my stepdad of 11 years bought it for me, he passed away last month june 9th.

I don't know what to do, I'll try to look harder for the recipe that my stepdad probably has. Hmmm. Maybe i can call and explain my situation, some companies are nice, doubt it will work , I don't know about MSI if they can do such a thing. I once had a problem with sony, and they gave me a great game( that came out about a month before I called, Starhawk)
He also has my - CPU, GPU, and other parts. All I have is my hard drive, cooler, PSU, and RAM. I am 17, so I had to give him the money to buy me things online.
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