I have started encountering a strange problem.....here it is:
I have a 450W psu, and the specs for my system are:
Gigabyte sm2 LGA 775 mobo
Intel Core2Quad 8400
Sapphire Radeon HD 5450 1GB DDR3 GPU
4GB DDR3 EVM 1333 MHz RAM
Cooler Master Heatsink(not a hyper 101/212, etc, but one that is just larger than the stock)
2 80mmLED cooler master case fans
No optical drive, just one add-on wireless pcie card
Ok, the problem is, whenever the PC is working, and i switch on the light/fan/any other switch in my room, the pc just turns off. This happens even if the ceiling fan speed is increased/decreased via the regulator.
I had all the wiring in my room checked TWICE by the electrician who set up the wiring in our house. All other components in my room work perfectly. The laptop works just fine, so do both the monitors.
I calculated the required PSU wattage, and it turns to be somewhere around 240W. My current PSU is rated at 450W.
I then went to my friend's place and checked, and there was no problem whatsoever.
Is there anything to do with the Power cord that connects the power outlet and the PSU?
Please help me out ASAP........this thing is sucking the blood out of me....everytime it happens, i have to pysically disconnect the power cord and connect it back again, and then the PC will start......