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Enermax PSU quality has never been that great over the years. First and only one I had back for my first build in 01 caused issues with my Athlon axia setup. Swap it out for a Corsair or Antec and be on your merry way
I think that Enermax are more of a hit or miss as far as quality goes. I took my Dad's E8400 on a P5Q Deluxe to 4.1 Ghz using an Enermax PSU. That thing is solid as a rock.
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post #3902 of 7108
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Enermax PSU quality has never been that great over the years. First and only one I had back for my first build in 01 caused issues with my Athlon axia setup. Swap it out for a Corsair or Antec and be on your merry way
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I think that Enermax are more of a hit or miss as far as quality goes. I took my Dad's E8400 on a P5Q Deluxe to 4.1 Ghz using an Enermax PSU. That thing is solid as a rock.
Just stay away from the builder-quality Antec PSUs... I had one go bad and take out an ASUS P4P800E Deluxe and it was no fun. I loved that board, it was sweet!

Love the new Corsair AX-series with the modular cables. My AX850 has been a great decision so far.
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I have had Enermax, Corsair and Antec on this MB and no issues, but they were all their high end PSU's. I would first check with a multimeter or a PSU tester or try a different PSU. I doubt the board is causing the issue, but you never know. Luckily, Asus offers an advanced RMA and can have a new board to you within a few days while you check the other stuff.
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post #3904 of 7108
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Enermax PSU quality has never been that great over the years. First and only one I had back for my first build in 01 caused issues with my Athlon axia setup. Swap it out for a Corsair or Antec and be on your merry way


First off Enermax= Top of the line (for fun just google "is enermax quality")
And yes corsair and antec also offer top of the line PSU's (my personal pref would be Enermax>Corsair>Antec... I really want a platimax on my IB build)

That said every manufacturer has issues from time to time and it very well could be an issue with you PSU.

As others have stated above either a multimeter, or a psu tester (this would be my first choice as a quality one will give you a lot clearer info on whats going on) would be a great tool to have and would give you an answer on whether or not your PSU is at fault.
    
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Another pic of the Gene in action and a screen of the gene working rams and bclk a little.



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Another pic of the Gene in action and a screen of the gene working rams and bclk a little.



That top pic is sexy
    
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That's pretty decent if you are talking 100% load. I wouldn't be worried at all.

Thanks, What's your motherboard temperature em idle and full load?

Another question: Is it possible to defragment hard drive with SSD as cache (Intel smart response)? Does not affect the SSD?
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post #3908 of 7108
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First off Enermax= Top of the line (for fun just google "is enermax quality")
And yes corsair and antec also offer top of the line PSU's (my personal pref would be Enermax>Corsair>Antec... I really want a platimax on my IB build)

.

Hey, just saying. But opinions are like buttholes, everyone has one.
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Just stay away from the builder-quality Antec PSUs... I had one go bad and take out an ASUS P4P800E Deluxe and it was no fun. I loved that board, it was sweet!

Love the new Corsair AX-series with the modular cables. My AX850 has been a great decision so far.
Man, I remember my P4P800-E back in the day. Northwood P4 2.8 at 3.2ghz running Star Wars Galaxies on a 9800pro *when nvidia was royall sucking it hard*
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Here are some more teaser pics of my Asus ROG themed case *Night Fire* for a Asus Maximum IV Gene-Z club thread friday treat




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