but again any other input would be greatly appreciate, you can imagien im on edge, its a £1k computer here and two power supplies have bit the dust. 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 Silent pc review does real testing on psu's.posted by zentrification at 4:35 PM on March 23, 2009 Manufacturer: me piecing together various parts. I have had the pleasure of testing out their keyboards, mice,... http://dotbowl.com/power-supply/power-suppy.html
If at all possible, check the system's event logs for issues.Do you observe any smells like burning electronics, etc?It may also be an idea to buy a kill-a-watt and use it But when you plug directly into the outlet, you use a different outlet that's not [as] susceptible? 4- The voltage in your house is unacceptably low, and the addition of the But might there be a chance something else could be the problem? To be honest, you may never know what happened. 11-30-2007, 02:53 AM #10 Idrisguitar Registered Member Join Date: May 2006 Posts: 62 OS: xp i changed the power http://ask.metafilter.com/117525/Why-do-my-computers-power-supplies-keep-dying
If a matrix commutes with a set of other matrices, what conclusions can be drawn? Overclock.net is powered by Fandom Games |FAQ|Support|Privacy|ToS|DMCA|Site Map Home Forums Search Forums Recent Posts Your name or email address: Password: Forgot your password? Thoughts: 1- Power strips are indeed bad.
Ask a Question See Latest Posts TechSpot Forums are dedicated to computer enthusiasts and power users. Anything not seated; RAM, vid card, etc can cause weirdness. really scary problem. So I have a couple questions for the community. 1: Does my system require more from my PSU especially since I'm running Hardware Raid that is intergrated into the Mobo?
does this change anything? Power Supply Failure Causes solved Trying to determine whether Power Supply is failing or not. now normally i would replace it with the new corsair one i got replaced right, that good....but my worry is what are the odds of two power supplies going with 3 http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/345331-28-power-supply-failing Thread Tools Rate Thread Display Modes #1 12-27-2012, 12:51 AM mcatanio Registered User mcatanio's PC Specs mcatanio's PC Specs MotherboardAsRock p67 pro3 Processorintel 2500k Video Card # 1Nvidia GTX
solved Motherboard keeps dying solved Laptop keeps on dying. I've probably gone through 5 power supplies in the last 4 months...but my rig is on a power strip and the strip is fine. Similar Threads - Computer dying mobo Forum Date PSU died and looking for new Power Supplies Mar 10, 2016 Computer turns off :S ? Reply Reply post #9 of 12 3/26/08 at 11:47pm fstfrddy Blocksmith Joined: Apr 2005 Location: Camden NY Posts: 3,481 Rep: 408 (Unique: 265) Trader Rating: 37
Wanted to make sure that was the culprit before doing so. #5 Kabob, Apr 14, 2013 SeaSerpent Platinum Member Joined: Sep 24, 2001 Messages: 2,608 Likes Received: 2 What motherboard https://www.cnet.com/forums/discussions/power-supply-keeps-dying-148509/ whereas when the corsair dies it took nothing with it because of the fact it was a bit better quality (could be talking out of my.....just saying my thoughts out loud Power Supply Keeps Burning Out Some power supplies have more than one 4 pin or 6 and 8 pin leads (some are for the video card). Active Pfc i hope to god its that, i cant see its a component because everything i the computer works perfectly when the power supply works :) unless theres a stealth component i
If there is a poor air flow in the PC case it may cause the PSU to work at much higher temperature then expected. http://dotbowl.com/power-supply/power-supply-makes-clicking-noise-when-i-press-power-button.html Useful Searches Recent Posts Menu Forums Forums Quick Links Search Forums Recent Posts Menu Log in Sign up AnandTech Forums: Technology, Hardware, Software, and Deals Home Forums > Hardware and Technology Login now. Jun 25, 2013 #2 terry5880 TS Enthusiast Posts: 321 I had a problem on a pc I was looking at where every time I plugged a psu in it just blew
Getting worried. I guess by making sure no nails for small metal pieces have fallen onto the mainboard is the best way to test for shorts I have always suspected that sometimes mainboard A faulty or non seated memory stick. #12 john3850, May 15, 2013 Z15CAM Golden Member Joined: Nov 20, 2010 Messages: 1,802 Likes Received: 3 If not Heat, it may be http://dotbowl.com/power-supply/power-suppy-for-an-e-machine.html But if it's really at fault, it might kill your 4th one too... –Ivo Flipse♦ Feb 8 '10 at 7:31 That's for the tips, I'll take my motherboard it
as for the 1000watt, it will be enough for your system, I have a Corsair AX1200 with a 6 core i7 970 4 hard drives and 2 power hungry GTX 580's There's also a Panther 500W voltage regulator where his computer is plugged into, which also died this morning (probably just the fuse, but I haven't made sure). If still the PSU keeps hanging itself, then it's the rig.
Like say the night before I've unplugged my power from the wall because of a lighting storm, then when I plug it back in again, my computer refuses to boot up. Eventually i just gave up since i had another spare mb (amd opty 165 - which was 10x faster) so I ended up just swapping mb and that fixed the problem Perhaps they are surge protecting models, whose surge protection elements have burnt out? (That happens.) Check the continuity/resistance of each leg? Or maybe it's the mice in our house? Melysa (14 items) CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAME8400 @ 3.6GHzDFI LanParty JR P45-T2RSSapphire 7850 2GB w/ Scythe Ultra Kaze8 GBHard DriveCoolingOSMonitormany hard drivesCorsair H100Windows
Full Review Dungeon Siege III Reviewed by michaeltibbsjr Full Review Sapphire RX 460 2GB Single Fan D5 OC Reviewed by sepiashimmer This is my first Radeon graphics card, and I then bought an OCZ No problems. My System (13 items) [email protected] Blood IronEVGA 9600GT8 Gigs Gskill pc6400Hard DriveOSMonitorKeyboardMaxtor Diamond MaxWindows7 ProAcer AL2016WyesPowerCaseMouseMouse PadOCZ 500w SXSUltra AluminusyesyesView all After the second time it happened, I bought an Ellis surge protector plug and put it on a new 5 plug multi-plug. Check This Out Join thousands of tech enthusiasts and participate.
wordup834Aug 24, 2012, 8:47 AM internally all the cables seem from what I can tell correctly attached, confirmed by the machine working for an extended period of time before it shutting Track this discussion and email me when there are updates If you're asking for technical help, please be sure to include all your system info, including operating system, model number, and Z15CAM said: ↑ If not Heat, it may be possible you have a Bad Sector on the OS partition.Click to expand... Take everything out of the case, well ok you can leave the HDs and Opticals.
At first it would shut off once every 4 hours, then it became 2 hours, now its down to every 10 min, and it gets harder and harder for the computer which one would it be? I could see that being a strain on the PSU. 2: Is running SLI with 550 TI cards with my current setup with the difference of a 1000 Watt PSU acceptable asked 7 years ago viewed 3493 times active 5 years ago Blog Stack Overflow Podcast #101 - Matt Mullenweg on Open Source, Blogs, and Beyoncé Linked 1 The swan song of
I just don't understand how a good brand PSU can fail so quickly? Am I on the right path with my analysis? My father in law has a voltage tester and the plug that my power strip was attached to is VERY buggy, the majority of the plug area is a dead zone 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
I bought a power conditioning unit online for about 50 bucks and haven't had any problems since. Most of those have warranties in case they fry. Faulty Motherboard.