Question about XION PowerReal 600 (XON600F14T201) 600-Watt Power Supply
My computer powered down while I was in the middle using it and would not power back on agian. There was no movement around the computer and I checked all of the connections out side of the case. This system has worked with out error for 4 months.
Your power supply may have failed. Such failure is common, especially with the low quality supplies used in some machines these days. Sometimes this is due to the failure of the fan inside the supply, which causes overheating, and eventual component failure (especially of the electrolytic capacitors). If you have a voltmeter available, you can check for the presence of voltages on the cabling which connects to the computer motherboard, drives etc.
Google for the proper pinout specifications- the cabling has colored wiring.
Have the computer plugged in- first check for the standby voltage- a +5 volt line which powers a small circuit on the motherboard. If this is missing, your machine will not power up at all. If present, then press the ON button, and check for voltages on the red and yellow wires. On the red +5 volts, yellow +12. These should be very close to those exact readings. If more than a few tenths of a volt off (esp. the +5), then the supply is bad also.
Posted on Jun 12, 2008
I have a bit of an extrapolation on a similar problem. I've got a hercules 500w max power supply on my geforce 6100 sm-m mother board and it died suddenly during use. I went to power it back on and it powered up the fans, but not the hard drives or graphics card, so I shut it down from the swith on the supply, waited a minute, flipped it back on, and... now the blue light for the power switch on the tower doesnt light up, but the restart button light does and the fans power up in the case and on the processor and all, but not the hard drives and still no signal from graphics card either. I looked in the hercules and I dont see any clearly (by eye) popped caps. would you still go down the road of bad supply knowing the hercules is problematic, or would you think maybe cmos battery?
any help would be very much appreciated, thanks guys
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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One bad lead can cause a computer to continue on a cycle or to shutdown or fail to detect/ boot up a computer hard drive
Test all leads that attach to your hard drive including electrical extensions,IDE,SATA
the leads from your "((MOTHERBOARD TO YOUR HARD DRIVE))" make sure they have a secure connection and are not faulty or just replace them they could be faulty
make sure all leads that are attached to your drives dvd\cd 3 1/2 inch floppy have secure connections and are not faulty even the electrical extensions or just replace them they could be faulty a computer needs its connections to continue its cycle and have an end so any faulty leads will end up with a computer error even something as small as a faulty electrical extension or fan lead can cause this problem
follow the troubleshooting procedure a computer needs all of the data and electrical current to travel through every device and to have an end to be able work properly
a motherboard and a hard drive any leads between them will fail before your motherboard or your hard drive if its a flat ribbon 40 pin type IDE replace it this will be the first to fail check all electrical extensions make sure they are securely seated even the cd/dvd floppy drives need to have current go through make sure these drives are working also it could be a dirty computer clean all of the dust from your computer you could use a vacuum cleaner but whatever you use make absolutely sure there is no moisture gets to anything in your computer and before you touch anything be sure to wear an earth strap hope this helps
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