Power Supply FAQ

Discussion in 'General Hardware' started by Makalu, Feb 10, 2009.

  1. elijahk

    elijahk Guest

    when I did the operation the computer was left unused for 1 month. 1 month!
    And the new fan has much higher airflow than the old one, so there is no risk of overheating. I've been running the psu with the new fan for a long time now. No issues so far.
  2. Freek

    Freek Guest

    Hey. Going to buy a new PSU, my crappy Corsair VS550 was bought only for temporary use.
    In my country the EVGA Supernova GS550W is in a good price.
    Is it a good psu?
  3. chiadretti

    chiadretti Guest

    great faq
  4. JasmineJas

    JasmineJas Guest

    In a quick read through on PSU's - I didn't see a mention of ripple, which you will not see under no load, but jumps out and bites you at say 75% lading or more. This matters! Sorry if I missed seeing it elsewhere, but it is an issue and easy to check with a meter, or better, a scope.

  5. Mannerheim

    Mannerheim Ancient Guru

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    MSI 6800XT
    MY PSU seem to be failing. Reboots under heavy load and boots with blank screen, only 1 white marker on screen. Need to shutdown power for SPU to restart computer.

    Ordered new one so hopefully problem will be fixed.
  6. DAW40

    DAW40 Guest

    There is good quality PSU and cheap ones. The prices should tell the story.
  7. Lucas

    Lucas Guest

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    ASRock Phantom 8GB
    Thank you, great help.
  8. alanm

    alanm Ancient Guru

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    RTX 4080

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