[clug-talk] Random computer crashing
mbgb14 at gmail.com
Tue May 9 13:10:34 PDT 2006
Will do - thanks!
On 5/9/06, Kin Wong <kwong at csa-pdk.com> wrote:
> Mitchell Brown wrote:
> > Yup I'm suspecting power problems too now. I've been running a CPU
> > stress test for hours now, and the memory test went all night, no
> > problems. I might try another PSU.
> > It's an AMD Athlon XP 2600+ I think. It cost about $2000 if I recall
> > correctly. It has an ATI All in Wonder ($400) vid card.
> > Hmm... Can you test a powersupply? Or just replace it?
> You can test a power supply but it would be cheaper to replace it. Most
> people only test the output voltage, however it is the current draw that
> is more important. Just like disposable batteries, the voltage only
> tells you part of the equation, you need to measure voltage under load.
> Power supply can be got for as cheap as 30 -- for a higher end machine,
> you should consider spending a bit more money.
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