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Asus power supply problems

Hiya, thanks for the follow up.
Nope initial 'boot up' screen opens up as normal, then windows (XP) screen starts and then the machine dies...
The first time i thought all was ok.. sigh..

Am i right in assuming the new 650w supply should not make a difference? as the original was only 350w. It should just provide more capacity i think and not affect the boot up of the CPU.?


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    tobes Jan 08, 2009

    hiya, thanks, Just out of curiosity on the overclocking point. how hot would be 'normal' for the CPU to run? (tis pentium). It is not doing anything clever besides running 16 cctv cameras and saving images on a HHD.? warm enough to touch? or too hot to touch?

    I'll recheck the connections you suggest but my (slow) progress is that it now boots up 'normally' and lasts about 5 minutes before switching itself off again.mutter. I then have to wait about 2 minutes before it will switch on again.




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It sounds to me like the power is being distributed incorrectly go into your bios and go to "restore defaults" or "return to defaults" something along those lines.

I do a descent amount of over clocking and that is a sign of too much/too little voltage reaching hardware hopefully my suggestion helps out



Posted on Jan 07, 2009

  • Curtis Tuendemann Jan 08, 2009

    Ok did you make certain that the power supply is connected to the Mother Board correctly?

    Assure all peripherals have power

    Mains power is connected and the 4-pin ATX12V connector if applicable

  • Curtis Tuendemann Jan 08, 2009

    Overclocking is an advanced user technique and has to be applied by the computer owner so don't worry about that

    DO NOT touch the cpu you will get a nasty burn as they generally sit around the 60-70 degree celcius mark I do however suggest making sure there is good air flow to around your computer and that the fans are clean

    On a side note thankyou very much for the rating it is good to see people not just taking the information and running;



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