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Old 11-01-2010, 01:55 PM   #73
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Originally Posted by Countdown
Could it have shorted the 5V in to a data line out in the USB plug? I would think that would have only taken out USB driver, not whole unit.

Could it have gotten in the series regulator in the cable? 12V into a 5V input makes toast quick.
I think the top scenario is most likely, but when the same cable blew my 780 the next day, I cut off its head.

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