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Question [EMERGENCY] [URGENT] Possible PSU problem.

Jun 25, 2020
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Hello.


I had a post which was related with jumping CPU core clock speeds and voltages.

Even tho, I decided to look more into these things, and used the Aida 64 CPU Statistics feature to see my actual power rails (12v, 5v, 3v)


So -

CPU Core Voltage - 1.056 (MAX)

+3.3V - 1.564 (MAX)
+5V - 5.070
+12V - 12.954.


I heard that the +3.3V rail is VERY VERY VERY VERY VERY BAD.

I don't have the chance to get a new PSU or either a PSU tester, so I need solutions.
 
First of all, psu testers that cost less than $5000 or so are worthless.
They can confirm a dead psu, but can not confirm proper operation.
What is the make/model of your current psu?

What are the specs of the rest of your parts?

Are you experiencing some sort of a problem?
It is normal for a cpu to change speeds and voltages if you have implemented speedstep.
That is a good thing.

If you think your psu is a problem, the only way to verify is to borrow a known good psu of sufficient power to test.

If your current psu is truly bad and dangerous, stop using it or it might damage your other parts.
 

DSzymborski

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Software readout of rails is pretty universally terrible Unless you have a PSU with a digital output, which is only a handful of PSUs, I wouldn't even bother looking at stats.

Now, if these readouts are anywhere near accurate, your PSU is in a lot of trouble and unless you had significant expertise -- on the level that you would never have to ask such a question in the first place -- the solution would be to replace the PSU, not fix the PSU. Whether you "can" or "cannot" replace a PSU is immaterial and doesn't change any of the underlying facts.
 
Jun 25, 2020
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Software readout of rails is pretty universally terrible Unless you have a PSU with a digital output, which is only a handful of PSUs, I wouldn't even bother looking at stats.

Now, if these readouts are anywhere near accurate, your PSU is in a lot of trouble and unless you had significant expertise -- on the level that you would never have to ask such a question in the first place -- the solution would be to replace the PSU, not fix the PSU. Whether you "can" or "cannot" replace a PSU is immaterial and doesn't change any of the underlying facts.
lmao the 3v rail in the bios is exactly 3.054
 

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