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Joe: Probably would not accept that no. It seems like I cannot get a thermometer that likes me lately. For the record, I am now running without a front fan and the door shut. My temperatures are the same as they were with the fan, proving its services were no longer required. (When I had 90s on the side, it helped yes. Since the 120s, it has not.) It is interesting to note that my GPU and HDD temps are the same as well.
     
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I think my mobo is dying.

Symptom: New PSU, doesn't always power rig up (the post code LED's are dim, and flash (not supposed to happen), and my Green neon light flashes too. Gotta play with the PSU to get it to fire up. (flip the switch off, and switch it back on really quick)

Old 250 watt fired her right up, no problems. Pulled my graphics card, it fired right up.

Put my PSU, CPU, and Graphics card in another machine, and it fired right up too. Either my mobo is taking a crap, or the power supply isn't strong enough (80+ certified FTL???)

Any suggestions? I already am sending my PSU back for a refund, and buying a cheap one, since they always work for me.
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Hm... 400 W should be more than enough for the CPU, memory, and graphics card. On the other hand, there might be something about that PSU that the DFI just does not like. DFI motherboards are VERY picky about their power supplies.
     
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Originally Posted by simfreak47 View Post
I think my mobo is dying.

Symptom: New PSU, doesn't always power rig up (the post code LED's are dim, and flash (not supposed to happen), and my Green neon light flashes too. Gotta play with the PSU to get it to fire up. (flip the switch off, and switch it back on really quick)

Old 250 watt fired her right up, no problems. Pulled my graphics card, it fired right up.

Put my PSU, CPU, and Graphics card in another machine, and it fired right up too. Either my mobo is taking a crap, or the power supply isn't strong enough (80+ certified FTL???)

Any suggestions? I already am sending my PSU back for a refund, and buying a cheap one, since they always work for me.
Simfreak47, the Corsair 400CX is an excellent product. Please try and not go cheap when it comes to power supplies. I believe the 400CX is built by Seasonic. First time I received my SLI-DR, my Seasonic S12-500W wouldn't work at all with my DFI board. As Blitz mentioned above, some of the DFI boards can be very picky when it comes to power supplies. My only solution was to purchase a new power supply. I picked up a Corsair 550VX (channel well technology). Solid unit I must say

Here is a site that covers quite a few power supplies. The reviews are very informative: http://www.jonnyguru.com/modules.php...at&recatnum=13

Good luck
Edited by thlnk3r - 3/26/09 at 4:48pm
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It's entirely possible that simfreak's PSU may be defective out of the box. Per the symptoms he described, I think it may be a defective unit.

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Hm... 400 W should be more than enough for the CPU, memory, and graphics card. On the other hand, there might be something about that PSU that the DFI just does not like. DFI motherboards are VERY picky about their power supplies.
So it might not like a single 12v rail with 30 amps? That might be the case.

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Simfreak47, the Corsair 400CX is an excellent product. Please try and not go cheap when it comes to power supplies. I believe the 400CX is built by Seasonic. First time I received my SLI-DR, my Seasonic S12-500W wouldn't work at all with my DFI board. As Blitz mentioned above, some of the DFI boards can be very picky when it comes to power supplies. My only solution was to purchase a new power supply. I picked up a Corsair 550VX (channel well technology). Solid unit I must say

Here is a site that covers quite a few power supplies. The reviews are very informative: http://www.jonnyguru.com/modules.php...at&recatnum=13

Good luck
Now that I think about it, the PSU and motherboard just don't get along. Too bad I already got a RMA # issued.

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Originally Posted by txtmstrjoe View Post
It's entirely possible that simfreak's PSU may be defective out of the box. Per the symptoms he described, I think it may be a defective unit.

Good luck.
This is a replacement unit, is there a chance I could get 2 bad PSU's in a row??


My friend got this PSU, and I was wondering if it would be recommended for me? http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817339025

Thanks for all of your input, I uberly appreciate it!
Edited by simfreak47 - 3/26/09 at 5:07pm
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Joe, good point. Simfreak had mentioned he tried the PSU in another machine and it worked fine . Then again that doesn't mean the PSU faulty.

Simfreak47, if you haven't already shipped it back for a RMA try and check the rails with a multimeter to see if they are within specification. Here is the guide that I typically like to follow: http://www.clunk.org.uk/forums/guide...ing-guide.html.

If you don't have a multimeter then don't sweat it. Better safe then sorry for an RMA.

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sounds kind of like my current power problem

When I turn off the computer, only the bottom LED (near the debug lights) remains on, but when I flip the PSU switch from off to on, the RAM power light comes on also.
It still won't turn on until I power-cycle the PSU.
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Joe, good point. Simfreak had mentioned he tried the PSU in another machine and it worked fine . Then again that doesn't mean the PSU faulty.

Simfreak47, if you haven't already shipped it back for a RMA try and check the rails with a multimeter to see if they are within specification. Here is the guide that I typically like to follow: http://www.clunk.org.uk/forums/guide...ing-guide.html.

If you don't have a multimeter then don't sweat it. Better safe then sorry for an RMA.

Good luck
I don't have a MM, but I'm considering one!
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I use a $10-15 radioshack brand one.
As far as I can tell it works great .
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