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You are welcome :thumbsup:

http://www.aria.co.u...ource=skinflint

http://www.novatech....gn=PCPartPicker
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You are welcome :thumbsup:

http://www.aria.co.u...ource=skinflint

http://www.novatech....gn=PCPartPicker


Thanks again for all your help :)
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You are welcome and any other questions please ask :thumbsup:
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Cosair,Thermaltake,Antec,CoolerMaster are good PSU's and have good rep's..

Agreed your PSU's is failing/bad......
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Soo.. I upgraded my PSU and got the http://www.novatech....gn=PCPartPicker

I was wondering if you could check through the new screens and let me know what you think as a few of you said my old PSU was failing..

Thanks!

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I think you still have an issue, since the readings are so far off. For comparison, I just ran HW Monitor on my desktop and got these results:
Compu_HWMonitor.png

The voltages are pretty close to what they need to be. Yours still look to me to be far off. Something else has to be going on.
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I think you still have an issue, since the readings are so far off. For comparison, I just ran HW Monitor on my desktop and got these results:
Compu_HWMonitor.png

The voltages are pretty close to what they need to be. Yours still look to me to be far off. Something else has to be going on.


Could it be that im plugged into adapters? Not directly into the wall..
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Could it be that im plugged into adapters? Not directly into the wall..

Should make no difference, the PSU has under voltage Protection so would cut out if that problem occurred.

Are you having any performance problems. Shut downs, freezing, BSOD, etc.?


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I am starting to wonder if this isn't a bad MoBo. You don't happen to have a PSU tester do you? It looks like this or similar. http://www.novatech....ies/ac0015.html That would at least prove whether the PSU is the issue. Since this has happened twice with two different PSUs, I think there is some other issue here that is going on. My PSU tester is the US equivalent of this http://www.amazon.co...61669938&sr=8-1
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As per my reply #14

Thanks for the additional screenshots :thumbsup:

The updated screenshots are reading what they should be but as I have said when in the BIOS your computer is not under load so the PSU is not stressed, the ASUS screenshot can be depended on more so keep checking this when you are gaming or watching a video and you will get a more accurate idea of how the PSU is performing.

At present I would not purchase a new PSU but do monitor it as mentioned above while you are waiting for the new CPU to arrive, any problems become apparent meanwhile hold off fitting the new CPU and upgrade the PSU first http://www.amazon.co...y/dp/B006J420UE

I would however recommend swapping the PSU to a better brand in due course.

NB: It was possibly the ASUS monitoring software causing the bad PSU readings.


The correct thing has been done in fitting a better quality/brand of PSU because the previous one was of questionable quality and could not be trusted, as I said above it may be the ASUS monitoring software that is causing anomalous readings brought about by software conflict/s, trust the ASUS software and monitor the readings frequently and especially when gaming or watching video/s.

Just a FYI, a +12V rail that was so far below what it should be would not be able to boot up most computers of today.
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Hi, i get to that screen on boot up, not sure how i'd view it while watching a video or gaming etc?

Thanks alot to everyone for all your help by the way, much appreciated
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No worries check it when you have finished gaming.

You are welcome BTW :thumbsup:
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Just to let you know, i've fit the CPU now too, all seems to be running well, thanks to everyone that helped. Cheers!
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Thanks for the follow up and you are welcome :thumbsup:
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Good Job. You know where we are if you have problems in the future.
Good Luck.
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