power supply help - Techist - Tech Forum

Go Back   Techist - Tech Forum > Computer Hardware > Overclocking and Modding
Click Here to Login
Closed Thread
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 03-27-2004, 03:02 AM   #1 (permalink)
Newb Techie
Join Date: Mar 2004
Posts: 10
Default power supply help

I am building my first system, and I have a 350 watt power supply installed. I installed a couple case fans, and then hooked up the power to my power supply. These are the only parts i have at this point and I ant to make sure everything works. When I turn on the power nothing happens. Can i even do that?
Thanks for any help you can offer.

angrysamoanes is offline  
Old 03-27-2004, 07:57 AM   #2 (permalink)
Ultra Techie
Join Date: Mar 2004
Posts: 767
Send a message via AIM to Monster00

no you cant. Bacisally what u need to do in order for the power supply to be in effect is, u need to have it in ur case and u need the jumpers on my mobo in the correct spot and then ur good. If you just have the fans on the power supply, there is nothing for the PSU to activate it. Get what im saying? Its kinda confusing.

Intel 2.8GHZ 800mhz FSB
Western digital 120 GB HD
Western digital 40 GB HD
Asus P4p800s motherboard
1280MB of ram
Xaser III Red and Blue case
Antec 550 watt PSU
BACK TO GOOD OLE CPU FANS(serious not kidding)
ATI readon 9800xt 256 MB
8x DVD burner
52X cd burner
Monster00 is offline  
Old 03-27-2004, 12:28 PM   #3 (permalink)
Super Techie
Join Date: Feb 2004
Posts: 431

it works like this. you must have your psu plugged into your motherboard to make it run the other power outputs on the psu.
Sig removed due to size. Please read the rules before adding your compliant sig. SigSanta
MasterJason is offline  
Old 03-27-2004, 02:23 PM   #4 (permalink)
Newb Techie
Join Date: Mar 2004
Posts: 10

Thanks for your help. That makes a lot of sense.
angrysamoanes is offline  
Closed Thread

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off

Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 02:30 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.