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    Unhappy Be Careful from THUNDERING

    I am sharing on of the wrost experience of mine here...

    On Eid day morning, my pc was switched off..then it was raining.suddenly there was a huge sound of thunder..After coming frm Eid prayer,, i couldnt switch on my PC..Then after the vacation of eid,i took my pc to the shop frm whr it was bought.They checked it nd said PSU was dead .

    Next,i went IDB to buy Delux PSU..but i was cheated.....I bought the false one which was well-packed in a box nd there was a photo of the real one..then MURAD,[email protected] nd SHAIKH_IMTIAZ of BG helped me a lot to exchange the false one with a new Delta PSU (real)..then i noticed that my motherboard was also dead ........

    Now see here I lost my PSU nd MB both bcz of THUNDERING (remember my pc was off at that time).. ..
    So guys i want to advice u---Always use UPS,,,Try to keep off ur pc during heavy rain nd strom.

    now,,lets have a quiz (just for fun)....Can anybody tell me why it was occured ? (except MURAD,[email protected] nd SHAIKH_IMTIAZ)
    1st reason is absebce of UPS..but find the 2nd reason ...

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    Default Re: Be Careful from THUNDERING

    obviously due to overflow of voltage in your mobo.

    Computer parts are created with argentum for better current flow.

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    Default Re: Be Careful from THUNDERING

    Bcuz you didnt unplug the LAN cable

    Did i just win something? ^^'

    Giddy can be traced back to the same Germanic root *gud– that has given us the word God

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    Default Re: Be Careful from THUNDERING

    Quote Originally Posted by GiDDY_SOUL View Post
    Bcuz you didnt unplug the LAN cable

    Did i just win something? ^^'
    A friend of mine had lost his mobo for that same reason. It was an Abit IP35.
    Quote Originally Posted by CvP View Post
    unless they introduce PoP/Mirror Edge styles with lara croft in bikini (gfx on par or better than AniMatrix), this game is hopeless =,='

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    Default Re: Be Careful from THUNDERING

    Hehe amar eivave duibar lan card gese.
    But kokhono mobo jai nai.:S

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    i damaged my mainboard too .. it was around 2006 .. i was using athlon xp 2600+ in that time ...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sumon Datta View Post
    Hehe amar eivave duibar lan card gese.
    But kokhono mobo jai nai.:S
    Built-in LAN naki dedicated? Amar friend onboard ta use korto.
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    Default Re: Be Careful from THUNDERING

    built in.:S

    duibar e built in gese.:S
    but mobo jai nai.:Smay be amar luck valo.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sumon Datta View Post
    built in.:S
    duibar e built in gese.:S
    but mobo jai nai.:Smay be amar luck valo.
    Tahole to dekhi apni onek lucky. Amar friend er mobo to first thunder ei akdom FRY :mellow:
    Quote Originally Posted by CvP View Post
    unless they introduce PoP/Mirror Edge styles with lara croft in bikini (gfx on par or better than AniMatrix), this game is hopeless =,='

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    Default Re: Be Careful from THUNDERING

    the same thing happend to me...after a big thunder hit...the surge came through the LAN cable & shut off my PC...but it is fine
    my PC wasnt affected like your beacuse I m guessing:
    I used a UPS
    I have a good motherboard with solid capacitors(I m just guessing)
    I have got a good PSU...TT PSUs shut off themselves when there is an overflow of current(some of the PSUs features this while others doesnt)

    My computer was turned on at the time of the thunder strike & I was actively browsing BG then
    after the strike 3 disasters occurred not related to my PC though:
    1) Our TNT phone became dead
    2) Our BDCOM switch got screwed:closedeyes:
    3) My PC gave a hard restart with its default BIOS settings :glare:

    Mainly my PSU saved me & that is why I urge everyone to have a good PSU from a reputable manufactured & a good solid unit

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    Default Re: Be Careful from THUNDERING

    Oma.. shobar dekhi. akbar koira PC-er akta part nosto hoise :O

    Storm aile to ami ulta PC nia boisha jai !! Koto game Garena te shesh korsi tao without UPS.

    I guess i got to be careful from now on.

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    Default Re: Be Careful from THUNDERING

    i have a worse experience....

    one day, my pc was off but was plugged on..... then the load shedding occured with a bang in the xfr......

    after power came...... i found my motherboard, PSU, AGP card & even pendrive (was connected with PC)..... all gone.....
    Vous n'avez pas vraiment connaître quelqu'un qu'en le combattant.

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    Default Re: Be Careful from THUNDERING

    Quote Originally Posted by saadbillah View Post
    i have a worse experience....

    One day, my pc was off but was plugged on..... Then the load shedding occured with a bang in the xfr......

    After power came...... I found my motherboard, psu, agp card & even pendrive (was connected with pc)..... All gone.....
    nightmare

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    Default Re: Be Careful from THUNDERING

    After hearing your story, I really think I should get a UPS, I don't want to lose my rig .

    Quote Originally Posted by saadbillah
    i have a worse experience....

    one day, my pc was off but was plugged on..... then the load shedding occured with a bang in the xfr......

    after power came...... i found my motherboard, PSU, AGP card & even pendrive (was connected with PC)..... all gone.....
    that must've been a terrifying experience
    Last edited by Dissent; October 16th, 2009 at 23:00.
    Quote Originally Posted by CvP View Post
    unless they introduce PoP/Mirror Edge styles with lara croft in bikini (gfx on par or better than AniMatrix), this game is hopeless =,='

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    Default Re: Be Careful from THUNDERING

    Dude,
    My Old PC died cuz of Thundering. It was like, a huge storm was outside, and I mean huge, with thunder etc. And then my PC went off. And wont turn on. When I checked, my LAN Card was charcoal, and it spread from my LAN Card to my MOBO.

    And Thanks to that incident,
    I now own this super awesome PC today.



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    Amar onek age duita UPS ak din e noshto hoise, but neither the TV nor my PC was damaged.

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    while im not sure, but i think i've read somewhere that using discreet lan card can protect you from lan cable voltage overflow.
    basically, the NIC burns, but your mobo lives.
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    Default Re: Be Careful from THUNDERING

    Quote Originally Posted by saadbillah View Post
    i have a worse experience....

    one day, my pc was off but was plugged on..... then the load shedding occured with a bang in the xfr......

    after power came...... i found my motherboard, PSU, AGP card & even pendrive (was connected with PC)..... all gone.....
    i forgot...

    my gadmei tv-card was also fried......

    huge loss.....
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    Default Re: Be Careful from THUNDERING

    Everyone get a good PSU unit with safety features such as those found in Corsair TT PC Power & Cooling CM units

    these PSU are built using those overflow current protectors...if there is anything wrong with your power outlet...the same thing can happen...you dont need storms for that

    & also get a good quality UPS unit...my current one is a cheapo but my previous Sendon served me well for about 3yrs

    & last but not least & also the most important point>WE NEED SURGE PROTECTORS


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    while im not sure, but i think i've read somewhere that using discreet lan card can protect you from lan cable voltage overflow.
    basically, the NIC burns, but your mobo lives.
    yup that is true...if an addon LAN card is used...the LAN card will fry if a thunder strikes but the mobo will(hopefully) survive but the spike can damage the slot in which the LAN card was installed

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    Default Re: Be Careful from THUNDERING

    im not using UPS as my first one lived only 10 months.Now im useing a volt guard..does it save me from such kind of massacre...i have no LAN....?????

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