+12v and 3.3v out of threshold- is that the psu

  Leslie-212488 18:02 20 Feb 2009
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Hi, all
Asus probe monitoring, has detected that the +12v and the 3.3v lines are out of threshold.
Is this a power supply problem, or do i need to look elsewhere, like the motherboard or CPU.

Thanks in advance for your help

desboy

  MarvintheAndroid 18:15 20 Feb 2009

Are you having any crashes or other problems ?

  woodchip 19:20 20 Feb 2009

They do not run Exact on those, as a + - tolerance is allowed for in Components to run safely

  Leslie-212488 17:59 21 Feb 2009

HI, Woodchip,
from the readings i am getting, it looks like they are way out of tolerance. I have not had any crashes, but the machine has definetly slowed down.
The readings are +16.6v anf 6.5v respectively.
Do these seems a bit high? The fan speeds are also fluctuating.
Best course of action?

desboy

  woodchip 18:33 21 Feb 2009

You are right, you need a new PSU before it does any Damage

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  Leslie-212488 15:42 12 Mar 2009

Hi, problem solved. Purchased a psu off ebay.
It was listed as "ultra quiet"? But of course it's not.
Has any one bought a quiet PSU recently, if so where?

Grateful

des

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