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 LATEST TOPICS |  FORUMS » NCIX TECH TIPS » POWER SUPPLY IS SPIKING(CLICKING) WHEN I...
Subject: Power Supply is spiking(clicking) when in game.
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Jordan_P Aug 29, 2011 03:26 PM Reply | Bookmark
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--Setup--
Corsair 650D
Gigabyte GA-Z68X-UD4-B3
Intel 2500K
Corsair H80
Vengeance 8GB Ram (1600)
MSI N560GTX-TI Hawk
Ultra X3 850w



My power supply is spiking when in game. I have tested a few ways on trying to find the problem, but not 100% sure what it could be. It seems to happen when only the 560 is in.


-I tested with my 9800GTX and nothing happened
-I tested with 9800GTX(x16)and 560TI(x8) and nothing happened
-I tested again with just the 560TI(x16) and spikes again...


any suggestions?

I do have a 520w Antec. Would that be enough power to test this problem to see if it could be just power supply? Or is the problem the motherboard maybe? or gfx?





Here is a post I found.


Topic URL: http://forums.ncix.com/forums/topic.php?id=2399979

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Garnet_A Aug 29, 2011 04:53 PM Reply | Bookmark
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Test it with the Antec PS. The 520w will be enough.

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Jordan_P Aug 29, 2011 06:41 PM Reply | Bookmark
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yea thanks... and looks like the power supply is the problem. It was working before the build, and once transferred over... it screwed up some how...

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Darkline Aug 29, 2011 06:54 PM Reply | Bookmark
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Ultra are cheaply made PSU's. It was inevitable that it would fail.

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Jordan_P Aug 29, 2011 07:06 PM Reply | Bookmark
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idk.. ive had this power supply since may 2009 with no problems... ill just go buy an Corsair AX series and try to get a replacement for this ultra x3 and sell it on ebay... or something...

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jakeElwood Aug 29, 2011 08:46 PM Reply | Bookmark
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You are going to sell a probably broken PSU to us?

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Darkline Aug 29, 2011 08:50 PM Reply | Bookmark
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He said that he'd sell the replacement PSU, meaning he's going to RMA it to Ultra 1st.

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