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post #1 of 31
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Yes!! I got it, my dad's will crumbled under my forlorned pleas We were at the local PC store and my dad was buying a new keyboard and mouse combo for his laptop, which I was helping him buy and I gave him a little lesson on psus, how they should have pretty much atleast 18A on the 12v rail, how mine only had 14A.... Well he finally gave in, I got a NeoHe 500W modular power supply http://www.antec.com/specs/NeoHE500_spe.html here are the specs and here is a pic http://www.antec.com/us/productDetails.php?ProdID=28500 so it is quite an improvement to my PSU. I;m hoping to do a review on it, I just ran Prime95 with my old psu and here are some screen shotsof the rails, and here is the read-outs during the bios test (bios puts like 30% stress on the psu...)
V-core (should be at 1.75) 1.76
+3.3V= 3.28
+5V= 4.89
+12V= 12.73 (way off!)
the first is at idle, the second full load after 1 minute and the third one is after like 3 minutes
Once I install this baby I'll run similar tests to compare the 2


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post #2 of 31
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ohhh, this isn't good. The PSU comes with a 4+4 pin connector (the 4 and 4 can separate) And it says to use one of the 4 pins (its specified) to plug into the motherboard, Unfortunately my mobo doesn't have a 4pin slot thingy.. Now my pc won't boot and the speakers are making an odd noise, help!
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post #3 of 31
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sorry to bump so soon but its really annoying me, I can't use this awesome psu, and I don't want to revert back to my crappy 350W so I'd really like some help
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post #4 of 31
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somebody please... This really ticking me off that i can't use my computer (stuck on the HP)
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post #5 of 31
How are the connectors different from your old PSU
post #6 of 31
i dont think the problem would be your motherboards lack of a 4 pin connector, most psu's have cords that motherboards dont even need.
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post #7 of 31
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well the new one is a modular, but I still don't get what the crud I'm suppose to do with the stupid 4pin cable, does anybody here have this? I know this psu complies to the atx standard so I don't get how it doesn't work..
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post #8 of 31
Okay what I assume is that it has a ATXv2.2 with the 24pin connector.
The 24pin connector should have a removable 4pin connector to revert it back to a 20pin ATX v2.0 connector.

As for the 4 + 4 pn connectors I would assume that you just choose one of the 4pin connectors that suit your motherboard AUX +12V supply.

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post #9 of 31
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What is the AUX +12V supply? I'm going to get a pic of the cable and my mobo, just a sec..
and this is my mobo http://usa.asus.com/products4.aspx?l...17&modelmenu=1
juat click enlarge
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post #10 of 31
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oh crap... I think I jst killed my psu and hdd.... The thing was on and I wanted to make sure it was powering my peripherals... Well I touched my hard drive and I didn't feel any vibrations, so I unplugged (pc was still on ) and tried to plug another cable into it, when I did this a spark came out and the whole thing shut right off and know it won't start again... I don't know If my computer is going to make it out of this one alive Oh.. Crap....
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