My seasonic s12 600 watt power supply seems to be just fine.
It was a bad memory chip causing problems.
Power supplies must make such events irrelevant. For example, a
power supply must completely lose power for 17 milliseconds and work
just fine. With less load, that power supply should remains powered
Any filters, etc recommended by others must be in the power supply.
Those features that make power supplies so robust sometimes get 'lost'
when the computer assembler buys only on 'dollars and watts'. If the
power supply needs those line conditioners (ie $100+), then how much
did the computer assembler save when buying a $20 supply instead of
the $60 supply?
No short circuits by a neighbor should cause any damage to any
electronics. However, electrical problems in one house has been
observed to cause problems in other homes - even a wire glowing red
hot inside the wall according to fire department IR viewers - because
the homes were not properly grounded. Earth ground serves many
masters. In that 'near fire' situation, both homes has earth grounds
removed. Therefore a TV cable was conducting too much current -
literally could be seen inside the wall using fire department's IR
If a neighbor's short circuit caused problems in your appliances,
then you may have some wiring problems or fundamentally defective
appliances. Are filters required in all electronics missing in your