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Need some help guys. My voltages, 'specially on the 12v rails, are operating WAY below the required range:

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The PSU is barely 5 Months old and i really don't have the moolah to go in for a new one right now. The above is with the chip under load with the stock cooler with an OC of 3.57Ghz. Oddly, the system never crashes even with a 3.9Ghz overclock as a Tri-core under 5 hours of prime (though the voltages never budge). I'm aware that this PSU isn't the most efficient nor does it deliver the rated wattage, but c'mon! Need suggestions/help.
Edited by PunkX 1 - 1/15/12 at 10:49pm
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post #2 of 8
same probelm was with mine when i tried to oc its not the psu its urbios turn off cand quiet and c1e
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wow my spelling was bad sorry i meant to say turn off cool and quiet and c1e. 1 too many shots tonight lol
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Software for PSU monitoring = bad.
 
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Quote:
Originally Posted by snoball View Post

Software for PSU monitoring = bad.

Bingo.

You want to measure voltages? Buy a multimeter.
    
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Quote:
Originally Posted by snoball View Post

Software for PSU monitoring = bad.

This ^^

Your PSU is fine. If you want an accurate reading, go into BIOS and check the hardware monitoring...
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post #7 of 8
As it has been said software voltage monitoring is useless. That being said the Cooler Master extreme power plus line is not a good line of power supplies.
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post #8 of 8
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Bo_Punk_2.0 View Post

Quote:
Originally Posted by snoball View Post

Software for PSU monitoring = bad.

This ^^

Your PSU is fine. If you want an accurate reading, go into BIOS and check the hardware monitoring...

Just checked the BIOS and everything is the way it should be. The 12v rail reads 11.95v. As usual, thanks for the help guys thumb.gif
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