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I recently had a new power supply installed and my cpu had been quite noisy ever since. It didnít come to a point yet where the noise is too annoying, but I'm worried that there might be something wrong with how the power supply was installed that could lead to bigger problems later on. I'm sure it's not normal because it hasnít been that noisy before. Or maybe Iím just paranoid?

Another thing, my room doesn't have AC and I blame that as to why my power supply seems to always give up on me. My first power supply lasted for 6 months only. [Or is that really the normal life span of a power supply?] I had it repaired, but it only lasted for 2-3 months I think. So I finally bought a new one and I hope it will stick with me much longer. Question, if my power supply breaks down again, can I have it repaired or will I just have to buy a new one? Someone told me it's not good to use a repaired power supply. (I was just taking advantage of the 1-year warranty.) And how many fan do I have to install just to make for the lack of air conditioning in my room? You see, my CPU can get very hot sometimes and itís bothering me.




Edited by shasha, 07 August 2005 - 02:37 PM.

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How hot is it in your room?
Yes heat can lead to premature failure of a psu (power supply). But I suspect if heat were the cause of the psu's to fail you would have other problems also. Maybe they are low quality Psu's to beginn with, a good psu can last many years so no a couple months is not the average life span.

You mentioned your cpu temp can get high, what is the max temp you see and what are you doing when you see the max temp?

If you could tell us the make and model number of the computer and the make and model of the psu it would help

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