Bad PSU

Forum discussion tagged with Bad PSU.
  1. MelonHusk

    [SOLVED] Motherboard, CPU and GPU with bad PSU. Seem undamaged but are they really?

    Bought a prebuilt PC with a used PSU, that turned out to be bad, and after first 2 months the HDD(used) died, then another one (new), then finally SSD(new) became read-only. I had no idea whats going on at first, since its the first PC I bought myself . So I stopped using the PC until I can...
  2. Sam mainman

    [SOLVED] Is there a way to test a PSU if it turns on but maybe faulty ?

    So my brothers friend brought an old PC with a dead HDD to me to fix and I assumed it failed from age since the system is from around 2008 and besides the dead HDD it seemed to run fine , so I replaced the HDD installed windows tested it added a stick of ram since it only had 1GB DDR2 and...
  3. C

    [SOLVED] PC has seems to have "fried" two GPUs now. Why?

    So I bought an EVGA SC2 1080 Ti about 2 years ago. I started to notice problems with the graphics card at the beginning of 2020. These problems include my display randomly freezing for a few seconds and not being able to play games on high graphics settings. The problems got to a point where I...
  4. S

    Question CX750 newer model good?

    So here is the deal. I am building a PC and I got a deal during the holidays on a CX750 so thinking of future proofing I jumped on the higher wattage and I had heard good things about it. I also saw build videos by some popular Youtube PC guys that used the CX650M so I was like ok cool. I just...
  5. Z

    Question [Power surge] Energy being stored in the PSU after shutdown?

    Ok so this is my first thread so sorry for any mistakes and for my bad grammar. So I have completed my first build. For PSU I chosen Corsair vs550 550w 80 plus bronze. Last night after playing some games and stuff I shut down my rig, turned off the PSU switch then turned off the ups and finally...
  6. J

    Something is taking up space in my hard drive. How can I clear that space?

    Recently doe to some issues my computer had I was forced to restore my PC, after restoring I noticed almost all my applications where deleted (even though I choose the keep all my files option) even though almost all my applications are gone I only have 500gb out of 1T, is there a way to find...
  7. H

    Hello, my mother board is going orange for a sec then dies

    I got a brand new pc build it from scratch. I built it but when turned on got 4 beeps. I reseated the ram, gpu power and thw mobo power. Now when i turn it on i get a orange light then it goes away.... My cpu fan and back fan get power. I took everything apart testing each hardware. My mobo is...
  8. S

    Asus X79-Deluxe CPU Overheating in BIOS

    New build. Booting into BIOS w/default settings, CPU temp and Fan RPMs will climb until the temperature bar is in the red (shut it down at 75 degrees Celsius). What is weird is that the problem only manifests in the BIOS. Booting into Win7 Pro, temps drop to an average 45 degrees and remain...