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Tag: video card

Did I kill my power supply or my motherboard?

Q: Yesterday I built a desktop computer from parts that I’ve acquired over the past few years. While installing software today, I noticed that the power source wasn’t plugged all the way into the video card, so I pushed it in more tightly, and bam: The computer suddenly shut off, and it won’t turn back […]