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    Default Light flickering during huge Wind - how can i be sure that pc is fine.

    Hello. I have an question. There was a huge wind in my country yesterday. Power was on . But there was random 1 second lights dimming in my house. Tv, Computer was still on, and laptop ( laptop without battery ) was still on.


    And is this harmful to pc?


    How can i check that nothing damage in my pc?
    Ah i dont have UPS.




    So it can harm pc if during wind my lights in house flickered for split second?
    But like i said pc,laptop and tv not shutdown during this day. Only lights in house flickered few times for split second,thats all.




    The important clue here is , the lights "dimmed" instead of actually going out.




    Psu is Corsair 750RM and MB: Asus Z170-P, Graphic card 1080 Ti so thats why i am worrying ; )


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    Default Re: Light flickering during huge Wind - how can i be sure that pc is fine.

    As long as there was no power surge you should be OK
    I wouldn't worry about it but I would be sure to have a surge protector/power strip
    behind it for protection from this in the future

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    Default Re: Light flickering during huge Wind - how can i be sure that pc is fine.

    Next heavy storm (lightning storms too) turn it off.
    Unplug the PC and also the microwave if you have one.

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    Default Re: Light flickering during huge Wind - how can i be sure that pc is fine.

    Yes, normally it isn't a huge deal to worry about if you have a powerstrip..... However brownouts are in many ways more dangerous and can fry stuff quickly.
    If you ever have one of those turn stuff off ASAP because a surge protector cannot protect against it.

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