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my friends 2500k rig is killing power supplies. his original died about 6 months ago, and now the corsair cx750 he replaced it with died. he has one gts 450 and 2ssd's and 4 mechanical drives so 750 is more than enough power supply. its a asus board.
not sure if its p67 or z68 but its a higher end board from the looks of the picture he sent me. is it possible for something on the motherboard to kill the power supply? heres the pic he sent me. i cant see the motherboard model in the pic. IMAG00118.jpg 420k .jpg file . he said its a asus P68Z68 V PRO.
post #2 of 9
Which units were 'killed'? By trying to pick up a CX 750, that lets me know he's not being the smartest about PSUs. Are you sure the PSUs were actually dying and not something else giving some issues?
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post #3 of 9
probably a wiring issue. new power bar with a good ups that'll both filter electricity problems might do.
a good and stable rig starts with clean power, I learned that the hard way myself.
Edited by Klocek001 - 7/23/16 at 11:13am
post #4 of 9
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well he replaced the power supply and now only one of the fan headers on his corsair aio cpu cooler works. can it leak inside the pump housing and short those headers?
post #5 of 9
Check to make sure everything is grounded (psu/mb), dont take my word for it but that could be causing issues altho probably not common
    
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well he replaced the power supply and now only one of the fan headers on his corsair aio cpu cooler works. can it leak inside the pump housing and short those headers?
I doubt that is it. If it were leaking, there would be more issues and likely none of the headers would work. This could be a grounding issue like Aleckazee said. Make sure the motherboard is on it's stands in the case as well. What was the first PSU in the rig?
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post #7 of 9
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the first one was a crappy 600w thermaltake that microcenter used to push. tr2 series.
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the first one was a crappy 600w thermaltake that microcenter used to push. tr2 series.
If it was a first edition TR2 then it was one of the most god awful PSU´s of all time a i would not be the least bit surprised if it has damaged everything in the system beyond repair.
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post #9 of 9
Yup, that might be the issue. The TR2 damaged components, and now you are thinking it is the system killing the new PSU when in reality it could be that the system is just damaged. I had the 600W in a low power system, Phenom II with a 430. Power was cut off at my friends house (storm) and it killed the wireless card, that PCI lane it was in, and the three DIMM slots that had RAM in it. That PSU still works fine today. I'm not using it though.
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