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Old 12-15-2005, 05:28 PM   #1 (permalink)
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If the power supply is not able to divert enough power to a certain part of your computer will it perform less, or will it just not operate? (say it needs to send a certain power to the Vide oCard or the Processor, but cannot will it just run them lower or stop workin all together?)
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Old 12-15-2005, 05:58 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Huh? Current is supplied throughout the system. It is not "gated" anywhere. There is no harware on/off switch for each part If the PSU fails to provide adequate system power.......awful and really negative thingy's start to happen. You need to do a little electronics basic study....buy the book, "Bebop to the Boolean Boogie", By Clive Maxfield; Hightech publishing. I'm serious, you will be way ahead of the game wiht information on basic digital and analogue circuit theory.
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i may, i was just wondering if the power supply has insufficient power to keep everything running will it just turn down or crank down the power on the processor/video card.
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Parts will run poorly and the possibility of them being damaged is highly increased.
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so Ste, if everything is runnign fine, no problems then the PSU is fine?

Also, how would i tell if my computer is having problems with the PSU?
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