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Hdd damage and possible cause

I wrote earlier about my hdd not working even when transfered to another pc. On investigation the western digital 40gig hdd's pcb had blown the quad flat-pack ic was completely destroyed! this was the master drive. the serial ata 120gig was the slave - no obvious damage but again no 'noise' when switched on and is not recognised onany other pc. also found the video card (nforce) appears u/s again when placed in another 'working' pc tried a second card - doesn't work either. when the pc is switched on there is no speaker sound the processor and all system fans are ok. the cd,dvd,tape and floppy devices 'switch on'but now i'm reluctant to try another hdd or graphics card in case the mother board is at fault - could this be the case? could a surge have done this damage or is there a problem with the board that could cause this sort of thing? as i wrote before the mother board was one suggested along with the amd processor to 'overclock' ( ran ok for 3yrs) it is a nforce2 ultra400 deluxe ltd., has anyone had these sorts of problems with this mother board or overclocking? as I said before it's ran ok for 3yrs no probs then on one day booted up really slow,hung on the memory check. help111

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Have you check the voltage output of your power supply. HDD's are not that easily damaged, unless it is supplied by a wrong input voltage...

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Like you suggested, a surge could have damaged the hardware. Did you have an electrical storm recently?

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