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Desktop computer wont start when cold (Resolved).


Best Answer phillpower2 , 02 June 2016 - 07:03 AM

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Thanks for the additional info catmitt  :thumbsup:

 

Aren`t computers fickle, the original HDD was shown to be overheating but the CPU was not.


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It seemed to be working ok, and now its having trouble turning on again doh.

 

My daughter has it still, she will get back to J about this.

 

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Sorry to hear that  :(

 

Still suspecting a flaky PSU has been the cause of this, have your daughter run HWMonitor and Speedfan to see what the temperature of the new HDD is.

 

Something else that you should be made aware of is that the PSU that shipped with the Dell OptiPlex 330** has a claimed output of 305W and 16 or 18 amps on the +12V rail, the add on video card that is fitted (Geforce GT610) requires a 300W PSU that has a minimum of 22 amps on the +12V rail, when new the 305W output would have been fine but the 16 or 18 amp output would not have been and is basically killing the add on video card and other hardware by not being able to provide the correct power output, for PSU requirements for various brands of GT610 see here

 

** Unless it has dual 12V rails.


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My daughter doesnt do this stuff, and i cant do anymore. She will get in touch with J.

 

I will pass your info onto him.

 

Thanks for your help  :upset:


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No problem and you are welcome  :)


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