Power Supply Tolerance
by amccaffrey47 - 4/12/12 9:29 AM
I was having some issues with my computer rebooting and turning off yesterday without any blue screen errors and after some testing I decided it was the power supply so I downloaded HW monitor to see what my voltages were at.
My +12v rail is pretty contant at 12.74v which is a little out of the 5% tolerance
My -12v rail is constant around -6.2v which I would assume is well out side of the tolerance.
Would these kind of voltages be causing my computer to reboot or turn off? Should I buy a new, more reliable psu. I'm running windows 7 with a powercolor 500w psu.
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