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Windows 7: Power supply problem? +12V low


31 Aug 2012   #1

Windows 7 64 bits
 
 
Power supply problem? +12V low

Hi, I'm having random crashes while playing games with my new custom build and I wanted to know if this could be my PSU's fault. Check this out.


I've tried everything and I think this is a hardware problem.


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31 Aug 2012   #2
Microsoft MVP

Win 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Don't rely on software for voltage readings. For starters if the 12V rail was really that low the computer wouldn't even boot. Only reliable way to check the voltages is to use a multimeter,

What's a multimeter? How to use it to test your PSU rails? (howto) - Dev Hardware
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31 Aug 2012   #3
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 X64 (Windows 10, 8.1, Linux Mint, Windows XP and others in VM)
 
 

You can also look in bios under Hardware Monitor and see voltages, although Stormy13's way is the most accurate.
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01 Sep 2012   #4

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 (32-bit)
 
 

So software readings on voltages are very unreliable?
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