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lol no, you can get okay ones in like the $20 - $30 range. Just go to like Sears or something.



I don't know, bluescreens are usually memory related. Run memtest86+, and retest your overclock with 20 passes of LinX on max memory. If it fails bump your CPU VTT voltage a notch or two. Bluescreens can be caused by many things, but I honestly doubt it's your PSU.
running everything stock at the moment btw. I need a stable system for school so I dont overclock when im here. Will do.
post #12 of 19
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5 runs of mem test and nothing.
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arent they around 100$?
You can get them for as little as $3 on sale from Harbor Freight at times. I think they are abut $5 at the moment.
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Mine was $4.36 (counting tax). I have two others in the house, and both of them cost under $15.
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arent they around 100$?
$3 - Harbor freight
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I know I know I should have bought a multimeter... I'm on spring break so by the time I get it ill be back at school. So I brought my psu and my 580 to my dads house since I can't really carry a corsair 800d case on public transportation and apparently my psu is running to spec on my dad's am2 motherboard (it's a hp built computer) via the voltage monitoring on eleet. They suggested I test another gfx card on my system at school... Any idea's as to what to do in this case instead of buying a gfx card and taking it back?
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It's doubtful his monitoring software is any more accurate than yours was. Does his system need as much power as yours does? If not, the test is meaningless.

Have you tried your graphics card in his (or a friends) computer to see if it works there?
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It's doubtful his monitoring software is any more accurate than yours was. Does his system need as much power as yours does? If not, the test is meaningless.

Have you tried your graphics card in his (or a friends) computer to see if it works there?
thats what I mean. I'm using the same power supply from my sig rig and the same graphics card (580 sc) in an am2 system with the same monitoring software and perfect readings compared to the last readings on my e760 and i7-950.
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bios and evga e-leet (cpu z modified by evga).

Extension stopped the bsod for the 15 minutes I played (would crash after two). this is a little weird since i've had the extension in for over a month now and I haven't started having issues till now.
both that shows my 12v rail is at 4v lol and my rig is still running if true it wount' be running at all

geta multimetre and report back
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