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Old 09-09-2006, 12:12 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Yeah, you guys have probally read my thread about crashes and screwed up HDD...I know now why.

I downloaded Everest to check temps, and my +12v line is 9.90volts!!!!!!!!!

OMG!!

Definately getting a new PSU this weekend.
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that can't be accurate because i'm pretty sure the pc would not be able to operate under that much deviance. if at all possible you should check with a multimeter.....preferably with the power supply "jumped" rather than powering your pc.
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I downloaded Everest to check temps, and my +12v line is 9.90volts!!!!!!!!!
Man, this will pass for a neat joke.
How about "I downloaded software X, and it says my monitor has 8347875 transistors inside"
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Well, one program says 12v, and another says 9. What am I supposed to believe?

I don't have a multimeter unfortunately.

But, suppose I get one - how do I test it?
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Well, one program says 12v, and another says 9. What am I supposed to believe?

I don't have a multimeter unfortunately.

But, suppose I get one - how do I test it?
Enter the bios on boot-up and check the voltage there.
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Yeah, I wanna know how to check it with a multimeter. My dad said he can get his hands on one so.
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jump ur ps, or turn the pc on, and use the multimeter on the yelow and the black next to it( THATS 12+, 12-)
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My PSU has two yellows, and I can't see a black directly next to it. Will any black work? And will either yellow work?

And, so I just stuff the multimeter probe into the "hole" on the connector?
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