Voltage question

By jme1.8t
Feb 24, 2006
  1. Hello ,

    my pc freezes allot during gaming ,
    i think it might be the power suply ,

    can someone tell me if these figures are correct ? :

    Voltage Values:
    CPU Core 1.53 V
    Aux 2.98 V
    +3.3 V 3.23 V
    +5 V 4.89 V
    +12 V 1.98 V
    +5 V Standby 5.09 V
    VBAT Battery 3.04 V

    looks to me if the +12V = 1.98V is not correct ,
    does that mean that the powersuply isnt working well ?
    Thanks in advanced , John .

    my spec :

    Intel Pentium 4EE, 3200 MHz (16 x 200)
    Motherboard Name MSI 875P Neo-FISR (MS-6758 v2.0) (5 PCI, 1 AGP, 4 DDR DIMM, Audio, Gigabit LAN, IEEE-1394)
    Motherboard Chipset Intel Canterwood i875P
    System Memory 1024 MB (PC3200 DDR SDRAM) OCZ dualch
    RADEON 9700 PRO (128 MB)
  2. kirock

    kirock TS Rookie Posts: 1,221

    Turn off your computer right now! Go buy another PSU before you kill your PC. I thought at 1st it was a typo 1.98 and u menat 11.98, but then u retyped 1.98. :eek: The 12V is used to power the fans.

    "My computer has no 12V!"
    "How does it boot?"
  3. jme1.8t

    jme1.8t TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Thanks allot ,

    i didn`t knew that the +12V was used for the fans ,

    hmmmm , so that means that during gaming the CPU Temp rises ,

    what shut be a good temperature ?

    ive recorded 70 degree celcius one time , is that too high ?

    thanks again , and for your fast respond.
  4. kirock

    kirock TS Rookie Posts: 1,221

    70C is the highest you can go without BSOD and general stability problems. At 80-90C the CPU simply shuts down to protect itself.

    Good temps are 30-40C at idle and 40-55C at heavy load like 3D gaming or running Prime95.

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