Re: flickering power
Overheating, component failure, could be a number of things. Don't buy
cheap, quality power supplies are worth the extra few dollars they cost in
terms of reliability and length of service.
Best of Luck,
Rick Rogers, aka "Nutcase" - Microsoft MVP
Windows help - www.rickrogers.org
My thoughts http://rick-mvp.blogspot.com
"K8 notsogrand" <K8notsogrand@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> Thanks guys
> I just had to make sure that it was the power supply before I went bought
> another one.
> What would couse it to crape out like that? (overheating?)
> Just wont to know so I don't kill the new one
> "John Barnett MVP" wrote:
>> I would guess that the power supply unit is in its final death throws.
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>> "K8 notsogrand" <K8notsogrand@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
>> >I turned my computer on this morning and only one out of six fans came
>> >on I
>> > mean, just that one fan
>> > nothing else.
>> > So I switched off the power supply,unplugged the cable and power bar.
>> > Then I plugged every thing back in and now the power supply is making
>> > noise
>> > and all the fans come on but are slow. And still no power to the mother
>> > board.
>> > Q; Is it just the 500wt power supply that craped out or is it somthing
>> > else????
>> > K8NHA Grand
>> > AMD Athlon 64 2.1Ghz
>> > 1gig of ram
>> > Radeon 1600 512Mb