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Old 10-26-2005, 09:42 PM   #1
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Default Can using a weakening psu ruin your computer?

Can it ruin your computer and/or the video card if you use an insufficient power supply for an extended period of time?
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Old 10-26-2005, 09:59 PM   #2
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possibly. u would ruin ur psu first the psu would have a meltdown from to much power withdrawl. everything would just shutoff
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Yeah, the psu would die off. You might damage some components but yeah, the psu mainly.
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Old 10-26-2005, 10:30 PM   #4
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Well...I'm too sure about that. If the PSU is too low, the power would just go off, Windows will crash a lot...freeze completely a lot...the PSU would turn at a high speed... the whole idea...
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Old 10-27-2005, 02:53 AM   #5
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well, my PSU on my old computer died out, and it's not just the PSU i had to replace, it was the whole motherboard and everything conencted to it, basically a whoel computer. All the components died off because of the surge that went through when the PSU failed to operate properly. So i would say any possibility would happen.
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