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Old 02-23-2008, 06:47 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Hey, recently the power supply on my workstation blew out and the motherboard on my other computer as well, so i decided to combine them. The problem is that im not sure if the power supply in the working computer is big enough to handle all the components. The specs are: P4 2.8ghz (either northwood or prescott), 1gb ddr (433mhz), 160gb Sata, 120gb Ide, nvidia 5500 gfx card, dvd-rom, dvd-rw. The power supply is a new Antec 350. Also, i hear a very highpitched noise coming from the computer, could this be the power supply straining?

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Old 02-23-2008, 06:58 PM   #2 (permalink)
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That system is not demanding at all, and the Antec 350 should have enough amps to handle it.
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i concur. that psu is fine
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any idea what the high pitched noise could be? i figured that it was coming from the ps, but since its new im not sure.
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Probably the fan
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it could be dust, have u tryed using some compressed air?
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yea, cleaning it out was the first thing i did. I'll try listening to the fan.
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