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Windows 7: Power Supply blew up. Diagnosis anyone?

20 Mar 2019   #11
pxfragonard

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 
Too late, but thanks.

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by iko22 View Post
Do the UV fan lights still work on the PSU?

Also, search for a rocker switch than select between 115/230 Volt - perhaps that is now at a wrong selector setting for your region?
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by erpster4 View Post
about the Apevia Java 500w power supply unit OP mentioned



read Amazon customer reviews:
Amazon.com: Customer reviews: Apevia Java 500W ATX Power Supply

and reviews from Newegg (click on the Reviews tab there):

APEVIA WIN-500XSPX 500W ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply - Newegg.com



more bad reviews than good; some people may be lucky if that PSU still keeps working but others not so fortunate; replace ASAP
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I've never heard of that PSU before and I assume it's crap. Get an Antec, Coolermaster, Corsair, or something more notable.

As to a UPS and a PSU. If your PSU is active, you NEED a UPS that is compatible with active power supplies. I'd email the UPS manufacture to make sure. That's what I did when I bought my UPS.

I bought this one: CyberPower CP850PFCLCD UPS 850VA / 510W PFC compatible Pure sine wave - Newegg.com

Newegg may have a Canadian version, or search for that model with vendors in your area.
I bought a cheapo because I had no idea if the motherboard was fried or not and it all powered up. How long it lasts is another matter but since I'm getting a little experience, I'll keep your suggestions in a bookmark for next time. Thanks.


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20 Mar 2019   #12
pxfragonard

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

Thanks all for your responses. The lights are fine in the UPS and the computer is up and running so nothing was damaged. I figured it would cost more to take it in than test it myself. Now I can get a better PSU like the ones suggested by you guys in a bit. I appreciate all your answers and would have answered sooner if I'd gotten a notice before now. For some reason, I only got one today.
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