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Power Supply Made A Loud Pop Noise


Silverstone st75f power supply. I went to sleep, woke up, the computer was off. I tried to turn it back on, unplugged the psu, power button, etc, nothing worked. Then the power supply made a loud pop noise with a giant spark. I pulled it out and its dripping a whitish liquid. Anyone ever seen anything like this?

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