voltage rails too low?


Nov 21, 2004
I built a new computer about 6 months ago and lately I've been having crashes and boot problems and I think it's my PSU. It's an Antec True Blue 480 Watt. I spent the extra bucks beacaus I thought I was getting quality. MBM 5 tells me the +5.00 rail is running at 4.50 - 4.60 and the +12.00 rail is at 11.50 - 11.60. These readings soundo out of the park to me but i'd like a second opinion or two from people more knowledgeable.

AMD Athlon XP 2800+ Barton
ASUS A7N8X-E Deluxe
Antec True Blue 480 Watt PSU
(2) Western Digital 120GB 7200 RPM hard drives
LG Electronics Combo CD/DVD drive
Plextor 8X DVD writer
Gigabyte GeForce 6600 graphics card
Creative Audigy 2ZS Sound card
Us Robotics Fax Modem
Netgear FA311 network card


Former Staff
Those voltages do sound pretty pathetic.

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lol, mine are almost as bad as yours. You new a new PSU

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