High-end Voodoo PC catches fire at PC Mag's labs

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  1. Iria

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    Source: TG Daily
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    San Francisco (CA) – The editors at PC Magazine’s labs got a good dose of second hand smoke when a very expensive Voodoo computer they were testing burst into flames. Brian Neal says the fire was contained before it engulfed the entire computer.
     
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    The should have posted on DH and got some help with the water cooling..LOL
     
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    niceguyrichy c c c COFFEE

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    damn would I pay to have seen his face when he glanced at the ridiculously expensive computer to see flames merrily dancing inside it :rofl:
     
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    Serves them right for having a PC so unbelievably faster than mine.
     
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    wonder if it was an amd rig...;)

    that aside, it looks like a mb/psu issue from the pix, though you got to wonder about their qc.
     
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    So what rating did they end up giving it?
     
  7. Lelisevis

    Lelisevis Howlin at the moon

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    Scares the shit outta me that sort of stuff, wonder what malfunctioned to allow temps on any component to reach those temps without throttling or shutting down. I never ever leave my PC on when im out or asleep in another room, think I may pop out and buy a small extinguisher for my room tomorrow:(
     
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    10 out of 10 - hottest machine they have tested yet...
     

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