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Newly installed, first boot up PSU problem

I made sure to install everything correctly, but the first time i turned on the computer with the new PSU, it started, lit up for about a second, and then shut off. After I unhooked it i heard a strange whirr or woosh noise come from the PSU. Is it a faulty unit?

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  • Brent Wever Apr 06, 2007

    BTW, I tryed my old PSU in my system again and it works, so im pretty sure its not my motherboard.

  • Brent Wever Apr 06, 2007

    pretty sure this PSU is compatable with AMD, i'm going to send it back today, and go buy another.

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    my dell desktop wasn't turning on so changed the voltage of it the red thing at top from 230 to 215 when pluged a bang with noise and smoke can you tell me will my memory be lost because my document homework



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If it's a new PSU, then return it for a replacement...Even online distributors will replace faulty units. And since your old PSU works on it, I'd have to say it's the new PSU that's faulty. Did you make sure that it's the right PSU for the CPU that you have? (As there are PSU units for AMD and seperate ones for Intel...Intel just has a additional power cord to connect to the motherboard)

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