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Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 12-29-2012
Replies: 37
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Posted By solidbarton
Yeah, it was my overclock and lack of Vcore....

Yeah, it was my overclock and lack of Vcore. Silly me. Thanks to everyone who helped me out, I appreciate it!
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 12-26-2012
Replies: 37
Views: 2,397
Posted By solidbarton
So, I think I may have figured out the cause. Not...

So, I think I may have figured out the cause. Not to jump the gun, but I think it may be my CPU overclock, prolly don't have enough of a bump in the vCore. Set it back before X-mas, and the days that...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 12-21-2012
Replies: 37
Views: 2,397
Posted By solidbarton
Hadn't thought of that. I was OC'ing, but reset...

Hadn't thought of that. I was OC'ing, but reset it to default clocks. Am going to try that first, then try the 2T setting. Thanks for the recommendation
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 12-21-2012
Replies: 37
Views: 2,397
Posted By solidbarton
I'm currently running 306.97 right now (WHQL),...

I'm currently running 306.97 right now (WHQL), and was running the newest WHQL ones as well, both have had crashes so far. :(
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 12-21-2012
Replies: 37
Views: 2,397
Posted By solidbarton
I understand that 850w is definitely overkill for...

I understand that 850w is definitely overkill for my needs, however, it was the only PSU available to me at the time that I felt would give me solid performance to help figure out what was going on...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 12-19-2012
Replies: 37
Views: 2,397
Posted By solidbarton
So. Played BF3 on both PSUs now, and it's crashed...

So. Played BF3 on both PSUs now, and it's crashed on both. I'm beginning to think its not a PSU issue now, lol. So I guess for the sake of this thread, I may have reached an end, since it's more than...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 12-18-2012
Replies: 37
Views: 2,397
Posted By solidbarton
Got everything up and running. Prolly don't have...

Got everything up and running. Prolly don't have time to play any BF3 tonight, but tomorrow daytime, so I will keep you appraised. Thanks again for all of your help so far!
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 12-18-2012
Replies: 37
Views: 2,397
Posted By solidbarton
Ok, swapped out and put in my old Antec. Ran...

Ok, swapped out and put in my old Antec. Ran Kombustor burn in and blended Prime 95 tests for 35 mins, no crashes. So I guess from here, I'll uninstall/driver sweeper/clean install the newest WHQL...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 12-18-2012
Replies: 37
Views: 2,397
Posted By solidbarton
Lol, I just got the card last Christmas and it...

Lol, I just got the card last Christmas and it runs BF3 almost maxed out. Just the random crashes annoy me lol. And what are you implying about my cooler? It's not enough?
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 12-18-2012
Replies: 37
Views: 2,397
Posted By solidbarton
See, when I first started having issues, I did...

See, when I first started having issues, I did all of that. I used three different drivers, fresh driver sweeper + fresh installations, two WHQL and one beta, all crashed BF3. I recently ran...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 12-18-2012
Replies: 37
Views: 2,397
Posted By solidbarton
Yeah, that's what I thought about regarding the...

Yeah, that's what I thought about regarding the caps. But the PSU did noticeably whine during BF3, and after switching out the PSU, I didn't get any crashes.

As for the cooler, it is this one:...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 12-18-2012
Replies: 37
Views: 2,397
Posted By solidbarton
Yeah, its Deneb. I was worried about the wattage...

Yeah, its Deneb. I was worried about the wattage because someone earlier in the post said that an OC'ed PII @ 4.0 could break 200w.

Here is my imgur album of the PSU. I didn't notice any blown...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 12-18-2012
Replies: 37
Views: 2,397
Posted By solidbarton
Ok, understood. Still working on the pics. I have...

Ok, understood. Still working on the pics. I have my Phenom II X4 OC'ed to 4.0, and my vcore is 1.40v, how would/will that effect things?
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 12-18-2012
Replies: 37
Views: 2,397
Posted By solidbarton
I should be able to post images of the EA650...

I should be able to post images of the EA650 within the hour. And would 500w be ok? I understand that amps on the 12v rail(s) is very important too. Using the extreme psu calculator, it recommended...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 12-18-2012
Replies: 37
Views: 2,397
Posted By solidbarton
I'm fairly certain that its my old PSU. I've been...

I'm fairly certain that its my old PSU. I've been using the new PSU very extensively over the past couple of days without any incident. So, now I'm deciding between two different PSUs:

Corsair...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 12-13-2012
Replies: 37
Views: 2,397
Posted By solidbarton
I should also note that my Antec is probably...

I should also note that my Antec is probably going on 4+ years old, with moderate use almost every day.
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 12-13-2012
Replies: 37
Views: 2,397
Posted By solidbarton
@bobnova: Sorry about the links. My Antec is...

@bobnova:
Sorry about the links. My Antec is the Earthwatts EA650 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817371015

And the Thermaltake is a SMART M Series SP-850M 850W...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 12-13-2012
Replies: 37
Views: 2,397
Posted By solidbarton
Is my underpowered PSU to blame?

Hello all,

Before I present my issue, here is my rig:

PII X4 BE 3.6 OC'ed to 4.0, 1.400v
GTX 560ti 448 Core
4x2GB DDR3 1333 1.6v
WD Black 1TB HDD
Vertex 2 SSD
Sound Blaster PCI card
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