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I would check the capacitors in the PSU, on the motherboard, check S.M.A.R.T. with Crystal Disk Info, test the memory with Memtest86+, etc.
Gamma Cruncher within a live distro?
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A stress-testing application, to be use after booting with a suitable Linux live distro (optical disk/USB), instead of testing with different tools/steps.

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Can devices connected with the system board like - hard disc, CPU, chassis fan, RAM and DVD drive get damaged if the system board is not functioning properly or is damaged.
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Can devices connected with the system board like - hard disc, CPU, chassis fan, RAM and DVD drive get damaged if the system board is not functioning properly or is damaged.
Sometimes, most likely Ram and CPU (rather than HDD/DVD/fans), as they are feeded by the mobo connectors.
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I just accidentally happened to drop a medium sized metal flashlight on the on board GPU heat sink from a close distance of where the computers access panel is opened. Is this alright.
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I just accidentally happened to drop a medium sized metal flashlight on the on board GPU heat sink from a close distance of where the computers access panel is opened. Is this alright.
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