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Could I Use This PSU?

post #1 of 7
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Hey guys. Quick question.

I have a six year old PSU and wanted to know if it'd be fine to use with my current build (my sig).

Nothing is overclocked and at stock. Just need to see if my other PSU is failing.

Thanks!
post #2 of 7
Should be fine..

what is the PSU in question?
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post #3 of 7
Could you? Probably, if they're both ATX-standard PSUs. Should you? Depends on the other PSU. Specs, model number, wattage?
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post #4 of 7
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Quote:
Originally Posted by KuuFA View Post

Should be fine..

what is the PSU in question?
SeaSonic M12II. My GPU is showing only a 20% power draw at max so it is either the PSU or GPU itself.

Thanks!
post #5 of 7
6 years maybe you sould look at replacing it by now its Seasonic so it not bad or anything just very old
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post #6 of 7
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Quote:
Originally Posted by shilka View Post

6 years maybe you sould look at replacing it by now its Seasonic so it not bad or anything just very old
Oh, the PSU above isn't what I normally use. I am using it temporarily as my current M12II is giving me some problems (at least I think), so I need to see if the problems still occurs with this one. Thanks though!
post #7 of 7
Has your 6 year old power supply been sitting on the shelf not powering anything on?

It's recommended not to use if its been sitting on the shelf for more than 2 years as a capacitor could possibly blow.
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