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varouj

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hello,
I've got a little problem. I am running a
k7s5a msi mainboard
ati radeon 9200
796 ddr ram
1.2 athlon xp

my computer has worked perfectly for the past 2 years. (i have upgraded but not recently) and i came home one day to find my computer off. i than relized that the cpu fan broke and myy computer overheated. what kind of problems could arise? when i boot up the computer stays on for 5 seconds than stops. sometimes smoke comes out of the power supply (p4 350 watt) . when i try to turn it on it goes on for 5 seconds than i have to wait a minute or two to be able to turn on the computer again, and it stays on for 5 seconds ect. my presumtion is my mother board and my cpu are both toast. i have a amd athlon 1.0 i tried it in my computer didnt work but no smoke. i was planning on buying a new mother board new power supply definatly a new cpu fan and using the 1.0. do you think this is a good idea, is there a way to fix this?? is my gpx card, ram ok??? please help pleasee
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I would start off with just the new Power Supply Unit. Once you fit that you will then see if the others all work. I think you will find that they will be OK.
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