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turned my rig off to clean it hit it with airduster, swapped out one fan for another, and PRESTO! power cycle machine 2000. machine will not post, just turns on but before cpu fan has a chance to turn on it restarts. and if it does stay on i get amber monitor light and HDD light blinks? im guessing its the free with case PSU i have and its about 2 yrs old. taken PSU apart and it as well as the board and all connections look fine. so i guess im in the market for a PSU?
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Double-check all your connections first, maybe something just worked loose.
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i have, i disconnected everything but mobo and still nothing, took out ram and didnt even get error beeps for no ram, so that pretty much tells me im screwed. guess i'll be getting the ultra x 600w off the recommended PSU thread on here.
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turned my rig off to clean it hit it with airduster, swapped out one fan for another, and PRESTO! power cycle machine 2000. machine will not post, just turns on but before cpu fan has a chance to turn on it restarts. and if it does stay on i get amber monitor light and HDD light blinks? im guessing its the free with case PSU i have and its about 2 yrs old. taken PSU apart and it as well as the board and all connections look fine. so i guess im in the market for a PSU?
You're scaring me with the Okia possibly dying.

But then again, your system might not have been getting enough power to begin with, and that poor thing was peaking all the time.

Broadway PSUs peak at the wattage they advertise. Mine is more of a 550W, hence my not using a sound card yet.
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yeah i took a closer look at the ratings on the side of the PSU and it said combined power of 422W and MAX of 500w so i guess i finally chopped its last leg off.
what do u mean im scaring with the okia dying? they a really good brand? i wasnt thinking so.
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yeah i took a closer look at the ratings on the side of the PSU and it said combined power of 422W and MAX of 500w so i guess i finally chopped its last leg off.
what do u mean im scaring with the okia dying? they a really good brand? i wasnt thinking so.
Because I have one. haha. (look in sig)

Yeah, I'm pretty sure you just forced it to max all the time.

mine is a combined power of..... 570, heh, I suppose this one wasn't a total lie..


And that PSU.... Just go on newegg and find a relatively nice brand. I'm about to do the same anyway. I'm really starting to fear the death of my PSU. Though, I don't exactly have many devices... (no sli, only two hdd's and one optical)
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urs says broadway? they the same company?
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Originally Posted by Dueling Banjo's View Post
That is not a particularly good psu. The X2 Connect was better but rather loud. I'm not sure I'd rely on Ultra to power anything other than maybe my garage tools.
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Yup X-Connects are no good. What is your budget?
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