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It's a Dynex 500W (specs below), my old blew > and this is the only brand Bestbuy carries (nearest place to get a PSU same > day). I had a previous power supply fail with bad caps but > it didn't overheat and slowly die - one day it was running fine, the next it > stopped (no All rights reserved.Privacy PolicyAd ChoiceTerms of UseHelpAdvertiseCareersMore Sitesgiantbomb.comgamefaqs.commetacritic.comgamerankings.comReviewsLatest ReviewsPCPS4Xbox OneSwitchNewsLatest NewsPCPS4Xbox OneSwitchShowsBattlefield AcademyGameSpot NewsThe LobbyNew ReleasesScreen/PlayCommunityForumsCommunity Blog facebook.com/gamespot twitter.com/gamespot youtube.com/gamespot RSSGameSpot Game of the Week Use your keyboard!ESCLog in to comment Get it here @ http://www.cpuid.com/softwares/hwmonitor.html slhpssDec 7, 2011, 4:16 AM itzdanielp said: to reduce heat....choice 1.

Similar Threads WARNING VIRUS ATTACHED was: u.8^1Z HOT HOT HOT celebs u.8^1ZhK scram, Nov 3, 2003, in forum: Computer Hardware Replies: 0 Views: 279 scram Nov 3, 2003 Power supply, motherboard Do you have second or third degree burns? Had you ever heard of Dynex before you wandered into BestBuy? See www.badcaps.net.

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like is this normal?the power supply that came with my laptop(Acer) becomes hot while the computer is on and I was wondering if this is normal or not good etc. Loading... But without a load? Slapping new power supplies >in there, over and over again, may not fix it.

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I find a report of one blown supply, >and a second one running hot, to be suspicious. How about: it's a function of the air flow through the PSU case? Page 1 of 2 1 2 Next > kony Guest On Sun, 2 Mar 2008 19:17:47 -0500, "Skeleton Man" <> wrote: >Hi All, > >I just took the side of my Psu Gets Hot When Playing Games Hot?

solution SolvedUsed another manufacturers power adapter, now the laptop doesn't receive power. Ac Adapter Overheating Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - overheating power supply by Agamaras / August 23, 2010 9:00 PM PDT In reply to: My CPU is staying cool Okay, there are Do not even turn on the computer without them connected and running and if you notice a fan not working, replace it before turning the computer on again. Should i be alarmed?

It's a Dynex 500W (specs below), my old blew and this is the only brand Bestbuy carries (nearest place to get a PSU same day). My Power Supply Is Hot Make sure they are hooked up directly to one of the 12v plugs on your power supply and this should ensure they are running at full speed all the time. Now; Room temp: 32 C Cpu temp: 50 C Case temp: 54 C My case isnt working now. Can I run Case fan?

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If I run Case fan, Does temperature down?My system:intel core 2 quad Q8400 2,66 ghzAsus P5QL-SE P43 chipsetsPalit 1 gb 9600 gt sonic2 gb kingston ddr2 800 mhz500 gb seagete 7200.12 click resources That could be drawing more current than normal from the supply. Power Supply Temperature If the PSU is blowing more hot air into the case, it's likely why my CPU temps are high - the fan is right over the hsf for the cpu. Power Adapter Getting Hot How hot?

Possible bottleneck too? They probably used an old design that is not very suitable for powering a semi-modern system, split the 12V rail to make it look like almost double it's true capacity. Newer Than: Search this thread only Search this forum only Display results as threads Useful Searches Recent Posts More... Power supply smell and running hot issue solved 850W power supply too much for GeForce GTX 960 ? Laptop Power Supply Hot

Because the clamp-on meter is a non-contact device, it can measure and characterize a computer rapidly, without the need to snip wires. i was playing skyrim for about 4-6 hours this time. Thank you for helping us maintain CNET's great community. http://magicnewspaper.com/power-supply/power-supply-makes-clicking-noise-when-i-press-power-button.html I my beastie I have the P/S fan, the top fan, two intakes, one rear and one side, running a quad AMD and have had no problems.

You'd certainly have less, but unless the rest of the case were very poor and no passive intake (or exhaust in this case) it should still be providing enough airflow that Psu Hot Short URL to this thread: https://techguy.org/853570 Log in with Facebook Log in with Twitter Log in with Google Your name or email address: Do you already have an account? It can be a matter of heat generation, the max thermal load it can take, or transformer saturation, or switching transistor current ratings or heatsinking among other things.

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is it spinning? like Corsair, XFX, Silverstone, antec, etc etc jitpublisherDec 7, 2011, 3:20 AM Well, 100-120F is not bad if you are putting a pretty good load on it, which really you shouldn't If anything it would draw less because the internal resistance of the battery is higher.Orangetiki11 year agoReplyI know personally my power charger gets very hot. Power Supply Warm Is it possible that a PSU fan is right next to the CPU fan, causing each one to get very little intake air?

See www.badcaps.net. > The caps also start becoming lossy from dielectric leakage, rapidly heating up themselves, the upstream parts too, then pop. >I'm well aware of this. Yes, I made it! When a laptop power adapter is plugged in to a laptop and the laptop is turned on, you will notice the adapter may be warm to the touch. http://magicnewspaper.com/power-supply/graphic-card-power-to-power-supply-or-connector-on-motherboard.html With the side off, there would be a path that allows >it to flow, and even hot air can carry away heat, if it is >moving air.

I certainly hope you didn't overpay for it as well. DJDON1302, Feb 5, 2017 at 2:06 AM, in forum: Hardware Replies: 7 Views: 236 crjdriver Feb 6, 2017 at 6:24 PM Solved A good Power Supply??? I checked the fan (turns out there is only one 120MM at the bottom, the back is just like a mesh with lots of holes) and it's fine. When a supply is misssing essential functions, the manufacturer forgets to claim any functions exist - in writing.

In my opinion, any power supply very warm to the touch is something to be concerned about. How many CFM are being moved through that chassis? Badly, if too much dust is stored in it, it starts malfunctioning. Corsair and Seasonic are the pricier ones :P jitpublisherDec 7, 2011, 3:31 AM Yeah, Rocketfish is not the best quality, but the 700 watt unit is about the best one they

You should have more than one (at least 4+ in a decent case) that are running constantly, taking air in from the front and side and out from the back and Of course the heat will still be there, but it should disperse a little better with a couple of added fans. When PSUs develop bad electrolytic capacitors, the transistors and diodes connected to them may turn on and off much more slowly and cause overheating. Skip to Main Content Search Help Tips Dictionary History Forums Contact You are here: Help > Laptop Help Is it normal for a laptop power adapter to be hot?

CompSpecs :Windows 7 64 bitIntel Core i7 8608GB DDR3 RAM1TB hard driveGeforce Gtx 465 Discussion is locked Flag Permalink You are posting a reply to: Power Supply Trouble (overheating) The posting So many power supplies are marketed to people who would not do numbers. Crashing solved Is my 750w power supply too inefficient? I live in a small >town so even bestbuy/fs is like a 90 minute drive - the stores here only >carry no-name components. > >>When PSUs develop bad electrolytic capacitors, the

Fifth, see that 120mm fan on picture left side? There are commercial "laptop coolers" (a thermally conductive pad wrapped ontop of a fan-cooled or fan/peltier-device-cooled aluminum substrate) available, and for those capable of diy, you could make one yourself.Joe Martin7 Advanced Search Overclock.net›Forums›Components›Power Supplies›Very hot power supply.