|almost looks like it would have been cheaper to buy a new PC, don't you think? |
As a policy NO. Best to use probability and logic to determine most agreeable solution. The most agreeable conclusion and most probable outcome was that the power supply or the mobo would have fixed the problem.
At this point, in time, it is just irrational, illogical , ignorant and rude to make such a statement.
Smart ass is close to jack ass.