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They sent me another one. because my last cought on fire. lolwut? you might say, yes my last CAUGHT FIRE and ohh wow did it smell bad. I do believe the caps caught too. leaked all kind of liquid.

HERE IS MY QUESTION...


WHY NEW PSU STILL SUCK

Voltage 01.52 Volts [0x5F] (CPU VCORE)
Voltage 13.26 Volts [0xCC] (VIN1)
Voltage 34.76 Volts [0xB1] (+5V)
Voltage 412.42 Volts [0xC2] (+12V)
Voltage 74.97 Volts [0xB9] (+5V VCCH)
Voltage 83.17 Volts [0xC6] (VBAT)


ive seen the 5v rail drop to 4.52v! 12v never gets lower than 12.02 but sometimes spikes to 12.72... WHY OCZ SEND FLUCTUATE POWER SUPPLY?! why no send decent replacement.
Edited by xFALL3Nx - 11/2/11 at 4:06am
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I'm not going to be the first to say this, but I'm going to say it anyway:

Those readings could very well be very inaccurate. I mean, software can't be trusted to read PSU voltages.

Your new PSU is probably 100% fine.
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I'm not going to be the first to say this, but I'm going to say it anyway:

Those readings could very well be very inaccurate. I mean, software can't be trusted to read PSU voltages.

Your new PSU is probably 100% fine.
HWMoniter is reliable, never had any issue. i heard the 12v rail on the OCZ gamerXstream 850 was always high, but i didn't know my 5 would drop to 4 and a half...
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Quote:
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HWMoniter is reliable, never had any issue. i heard the 12v rail on the OCZ gamerXstream 850 was always high, but i didn't know my 5 would drop to 4 and a half...
I agree that HWMonitor is reliable, but no software of any kind should be trusted for reading these voltages.

When I had the EP45-UD3P, my +12V reading in HWMonitor was like 4V or something. None of the voltages looked right, but yet my system worked just fine.

So the only real way to measure these voltages is with a multimeter or something. Although, I wouldn't worry about it.
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Quote:
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HWMoniter is reliable, never had any issue. i heard the 12v rail on the OCZ gamerXstream 850 was always high, but i didn't know my 5 would drop to 4 and a half...
I'd probably take the guy with the 3620 power level's word.
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HWMoniter is reliable, never had any issue.
Nope, no software measurement is reliable.. you need a multimeter to confirm that 5V drop.
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I'd probably take the guy with the 3620 power level's word.
NOPE. its a trap.


i think he steered me into buying a gigabyte mobo. WORST BUY EVER. returned and went back to asus.


either way the man is brilliant and i trust him, i no longer worry.
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NOPE. its a trap.


i think he steered me into buying a gigabyte mobo. WORST BUY EVER. returned and went back to asus.


either way the man is brilliant and i trust him, i no longer worry.
Nah, I don't have a trap. Although, I do have a tarp out in the garage!

(and when did I steer you into buying a Giggle Bite board?)
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how does every thread twocables posts in turn into a "twocables=god" thread? not saying its a bad thing! i mean he is omniscient after all....

OT: OCZ puts out some iffy PSU's, not sure if this is a bad one or a good one buuuuuuuhhhhhhhhttttt use a multimeter to check voltages

edit: while i was typing this post he got 4 rep.... life hurts
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