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Re: PSU problem

Just wanted to thank everyone for their assistance. I ended up buying the suggested Startech PSU ... plugged it into this older ASUS motherboard ... and all seems to be OK. The Startech PSU is very quiet ... compared to the original PSU that came with this board (I remember it used to be loud!). …

Re: PSU problem

Typically a server -- at least one in production, at a business where somebody gives a crap about IT -- will have a service contract. When the PSU fails, you call Dell / HP / IBM / Cisco and say "I lost a PSU, please have another here by EOB today." Then you go to lunch, and by the time you get …

Re: PSU problem

OK ... thanks for the info. and reply. And the link. I had no idea PSU's could be so expensive. But I get that the PSU is a such a critical part of the computer. I remember replacing a server PSU back in the day. What a hectic day that was ... trying to find a replacement and install it within a …

Re: PSU problem

OK ... thank you for the replies and assistance. I think I'm inclined to just replace the PSU. One last question ... this PSU/mobo have 20 pin connectors. I believe ATX PSU's are now standard 24 pin. So my main criteria for buying a new or used PSU would be to find one that is a ATX 20 pin 350W PSU …

Re: PSU problem

Thanks for the quick reply Nvm1. What would normally cause PSU caps to blow like that? And/or what else might I check to understand WHY they blew ... before I go to the trouble of buying replacement caps to install myself? Or do PSU caps commonly fail in computer PSU's because the original caps were …

PSU problem

Hello ... while I wait for some jumper wire I just ordered ... I thought I’d start another project. I have a power supply unit (PSU) that when I turn on the PSU power switch ... the PSU fan momentary spins (with no noise .. it spins so briefly) and then stops spinning. This is when the PSU is not …

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