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Old 03-19-2006, 03:09 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default 550 rosewill powersupply

so I got that power supply and I am running two hard drivs and a 6800 ultra. It can run games and stuff but sometimes it just shuts off during normal operation. I have no clue what the problem is.
My best guess Is I didn't get dual 12+ v on my power supply.

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Old 03-19-2006, 03:36 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Your computer just "randomly" dies on you? The rosewill PSU is a pretty cheap, low end brand. It could be unstable.

Take a multimeter and test the PSU. If the voltages fluctuate too much or are too far from the correct voltage (12V, 5V, and 3.3V) then you should probably buy a new PSU.

here is a guide

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Old 03-19-2006, 04:28 PM   #3 (permalink)
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yeah just randomly dies, your prob right, I also got a 470 ocz powerstream but it just so happens that the aopen 6800 ultra requires 480 w, but I don't know, its just seams weird that it can't even run on it.
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