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Power Supply Keeps Dying solved I think my power supply maybe is dying maybe not ? Jun 25, 2013 #1 GhostRyder This guy again... Ultra is a crap brand. Not enough wattage? http://nuvisiongraphx.com/power-supply/are-all-power-supplies-compatible-with-all-motherboards.html

I have asked my friend to tell me what is the current model and wattage of the current PSU. I used to own this PC and I was a heavy gamer. I had a lot of apprehension about Radeon because of myths surrounding it, most of it... Reply to Thread Discussion in 'Computing and Networks' started by Mark44, Aug 28, 2008.

Power Supplies Keep Failing

Yes, it can. AnandTech Forums: Technology, Hardware, Software, and Deals Home Forums > Hardware and Technology > Power Supplies > Log In :: Register :: Search Forums Groups Popular • New Topics • New Hrm, I hadn't thought about a sticky switch but that still baffles me as to why it would work fine for a few weeks after replacing the PSU and then be solved PSU or GPU - what is dying over here?

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  2. Had weird sympoms though, it wasn't all that obvious.
  3. Anything that draws power directly from the PSU(which a case fan does) puts a drain on it.
  4. Sometimes the power ratings are, shall we say optimistic.
  5. I have had the pleasure of testing out their keyboards, mice,...
  6. If it was the motherboard would it not make those beeping sounds at start?
  7. CPU: Athlon XP 2500+ Mobo: Gigabyte GA7-VAX Video: Geforce FX5600 A couple of hard drives and a cd burner.

can anyone give more advice? And at the time when my first power-supply when one of my fans had stuck (not moving.) So I was questioning could a defective fan burn out a power supply? He already killed two AVR's... It was only happening when certain things were running at first (ie.

so i will deffo get one of those either way. Power Supply Keeps Burning Out We use data about you for a number of purposes explained in the links below. Sounds like some kind of gradually worsening problem outside the power supply that causes a huge drain, such as a fault on the motherboard, or else perhaps you live in a I'm a palindrome.

Thanks, Mark #1 Like Reply Aug 28, 2008 #2 gerty AAC Fanatic! Join Date: Jan 2007 Posts: 23,001 OS: Xp You should have a surge protection. Any shorts? Anyway, here's what I have: An old Pentium D (Dual Core Processor), 3 Gigahertz.

Power Supply Keeps Burning Out

This has me befuddled, and so I ask: Is this (a) a short and/or (b) a grounding issue? The power supply I have is brand new and I know it has enough juice for my machine so where do I go from there? Power Supplies Keep Failing I have sometimes tried plugging mine right into the wall with no strip just for grins. Power Supply Failure Causes Now I'm running the computer.

Go by what I mean, not what I say, you know! my review here I suppose it's the same sort of thing if you have a mains voltage dip or flutter, except constantly. When they got unplugged and repowered, it pushed them over the edge.posted by gjc at 5:11 PM on March 23, 2009 I'm by no means an expert, but I blew out It's a reliable way to take out a fan, so Wookie's advice is excellent. Active Pfc

If it boots up OK, but then resets when you load a game or some other GPU or CPU intensive task then it is most likely PSU. In this teardown we will look at a Robotic Floor Cleaner which uses "electrostatic forces" to remove dust and can clean a room with its "intelligent" obstacle navigation. dont keep the cabinet open. http://nuvisiongraphx.com/power-supply/power-supply-from-hell-i-cannot-get-my-custom-built-pc-to-power-on-help.html Featured SponsorsSponsor ShowcasesSound BlasterIn WinAsusAquatuningView MoreSelect OneAquatuningAsusFeenixIn WinSound Blaster Recent Reviews See All the Latest Reviews Tt eSPORTS Ventus Z Ergonomic Laser Gaming Mouse with 2-Zone RGB...

that the powersuoppply was going through a surge protecter in the first place and still went dead? Silverstone or Corsair should hire me to go to other power supply manufacturers just to sabotauge their products. The Rock (heavy...) (13 items) CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAMQ9000Uh, iunnoSLI 280m6GB DDR3Hard DriveOSMonitorKeyboard500gb Yup, this is exactly what mine does, although I haven't verified any sort of rail fluctuation yet.

Is the computer in a cabinet with little or no air circulation? #2 Like Reply Aug 28, 2008 #3 bertus Administrator Apr 5, 2008 15,940 2,444 Hello, As gerty says

I really don't think it's the wattage mostly because I've done it for two years with no problems. Of course, if the issue is the motherboard this won't help, but at least you can narrow down the culprit. Is the CPU fan seated properly with paste? could this be the problem?) Remove Advertisements Sponsored Links TechSupportForum.com Advertisement 11-23-2007, 02:34 AM #2 sobeit TSF Enthusiast Join Date: Nov 2007 Posts: 19,585 OS: none are

This must've really upset the caps inside the PSU. blow dust off the cabinet every 6 months. PSU runs fine for a while (maybe even a whole day), dies.posted by astrochimp at 4:49 PM on March 23, 2009 I'm wondering if you are just having a wicked case navigate to this website In the meantime - get a surge protector.

Overclock.net›Forums›Components›Power Supplies›PSU keeps dying, is the outlet the culprit? And so can a worn out or bad or partially overheated/melted mainboard. However, try to get them as clean as possible. All rights reserved Privacy Policy · Terms of Service · User Agreement Tech Support Forum Security Center Virus/Trojan/Spyware Help General Computer Security Computer Security News Microsoft Support BSOD, Crashes And Hangs

Related Questions I'll put this over here, with the rest of the fire. Do power bars ground things differently (I know nothing about these things)? (Also: this has happened using different power bars, so I'm assuming that it was not those particular power bars Without trying it in a different system we really do not know if it is the PSU or motherboard. #24 rolli59, May 20, 2013 Kabob Lifer Joined: Sep 5, 2004 Modem and Router help please » Site Navigation » Forum> User CP> FAQ> Support.Me> Steam Error 118>> Trusteer Endpoint Protection All times are GMT -7.

Power Supplies Jan 13, 2016 Computer doesn't want to power on - SOLVED. This leads to premature aging of capacitors. It was a stock i7 fan that had never been used and came with the pre-attached "ready to be melted" CPU paste on it.