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I think My PSU goin dead?!?!

By akaivan
Apr 10, 2006
  1. Hey everyone and thanks for looking, when i got home, I whent on my computer to play bf1942. But when i started to play it started to freaze and my pc started making weird noises, like if the power supply was shutting off and starting back up by itself. Almost like i was restarting my pc but all off my windows apps were allready on.

    Furthermore in the middle of my game the sytem crashed to a bsod and said something about my memery(witch i tried 2 different ram). I really think its my psu but i may be wrong. Please look at my sytem specs in my profile. Thankyou. :)
     
  2. Tedster

    Tedster Techspot old timer..... Posts: 6,000   +15

    I think you answered your own question.


    and I LOVE burgers.......
     
  3. akaivan

    akaivan TS Maniac Topic Starter Posts: 470

    hmm, i think its the psu too but why would it go into a bsod and say something about the memery? Lol i use to like burgers but now im only chicken. Mcdonalds food got old lol.
     
  4. CrossFire851

    CrossFire851 TS Rookie Posts: 766

    A double quarter pounder large w/ a coke
    MCy D's
    everyday.


    I eat hella and I'm not fat, lol haha fat fugs*.
     
  5. g33k

    g33k TS Rookie

    yup definetely psu

    I had that happen b4, and after long time researching and going to computer techs i found out that it was the psu...wierd how it goes into bsod..wat did it say about the memory???
     
  6. akaivan

    akaivan TS Maniac Topic Starter Posts: 470

    it said all these weird numbers, i didnt know what it was. If you had the same so it iss probly the psu, Ill buy a new one and ill get back to you guys
     
  7. g33k

    g33k TS Rookie

    hmmm...

    i didnt get those wierd numbers on mine, but i did get some message saying something about the graphicscard...well, it was the psu in the end...hope this helps...
     
  8. akaivan

    akaivan TS Maniac Topic Starter Posts: 470

    well what do you guy think of this psu

    Im only looking to spend like 20$ lol (im cheap)
    So heres a drill down, what sholud i get HERE
     
  9. g33k

    g33k TS Rookie

    Looks Good...

    Yea, i bot a HiPro PSU (it was also under 20$) and has lasted for over 3 yrs...so as long as u see a good review..especially on newegg..i'd say ur good to go...i would trust Rosewill, HiPro..but dont trust JPac or PowerMax...
     
  10. g33k

    g33k TS Rookie

    Oh yea!....>>>>

    The Logisys psus are pretty good too..i've only owned one, and it lasted a long time..very reliable too...so if ur looking into that one..go for it...seems to have a very high rating.. Looks pretty nice too :) :) :)
     
  11. akaivan

    akaivan TS Maniac Topic Starter Posts: 470

    ok ill probably go with it thend
     
  12. howard_hopkinso

    howard_hopkinso TS Rookie Posts: 24,177   +19

    I have deleted your other thread on this subject.

    Please don`t open new threads for the same problem. Thanks.

    Regards Howard :)
     
  13. akaivan

    akaivan TS Maniac Topic Starter Posts: 470

    sorry, i just wasnt sure can i edit old post?
     
  14. akaivan

    akaivan TS Maniac Topic Starter Posts: 470

    ok nevermind i got it
     
  15. akaivan

    akaivan TS Maniac Topic Starter Posts: 470

    Ok guys im starting to think its not my psu. My 300w had the problem and everything seems unstable , so i tried an old 235 watt psu and i have the same problem, (execpt the sound of it restarting(well atleast not yet lol)) What can this possbly be? And my apps stay on even when i close them??!? It sais so in the task manager. My start menu freazes sometimes so id doesnt move. What can this be> PLeaser HElp
     
  16. Tedster

    Tedster Techspot old timer..... Posts: 6,000   +15

  17. akaivan

    akaivan TS Maniac Topic Starter Posts: 470

    hmm my pc is running really weird. Same as the other psu just withought it shuting off. It took like 5 hours just to do Housecall scan. And my mp3 wont play. I here them start then shutoff. I am getting reall :mad: lol
     
  18. Jimbo420

    Jimbo420 TS Rookie Posts: 356

    Depending on what was going wrong with your psu it is possible that it may have fried your motherboard a little bit to which is causing the problems you are seeing now.

    Also possble that windows may have become a bit unstable when the computer was rebooting and you may need to reinstall now.
     
  19. akaivan

    akaivan TS Maniac Topic Starter Posts: 470

    hmm then what should i do now?
     
  20. Jimbo420

    Jimbo420 TS Rookie Posts: 356

    I would back up any data that you have and is important and try reinstalling windows. Fresh install never hurt anyone, and if the problem goes a way you are set if it doesn't then you have to start looking at the possiblity that you motherboard may be dying.
     
  21. akaivan

    akaivan TS Maniac Topic Starter Posts: 470

    OK ill do that, but im wondering Why you put 420 at the end of your name...........lol
     
  22. Jimbo420

    Jimbo420 TS Rookie Posts: 356

    Long story actually problem most of which shouldn't be posted on a family site like this. Just so you know it isn't entirely what you are probably thinking.
     
  23. akaivan

    akaivan TS Maniac Topic Starter Posts: 470

    hahahha ok.......
     
  24. akaivan

    akaivan TS Maniac Topic Starter Posts: 470

    ok i reinstalled windowsm it seems stable. BUT well see.
     
  25. Jimbo420

    Jimbo420 TS Rookie Posts: 356

    Good news. Just keep us posted.
     
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