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  1. Boyfriend New Member

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    Hi guys!

    My new 400 PSU (generic, tower) is proving voltages as shown in fig:
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    Plz guide me about the voltages, whether PSU is supplying over-voltage to +12, +5, +3.3V lines or these are normal and OK.

    Thanks in advance for kind replies
     
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    I was looking at mine last night and I was wondering the same. I think I was running close to what you are on the +12volt rail.
     
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    software should never, EVER be trusted for voltage readings. Its purely guessing.
     
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    +1. Don't waste your time.

    If you're really concerned, get yourself a DMM (digital multimeter) and find out the real numbers.
     
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    They look to be in the usual tolerance ranges - I shouldn't worry too much. But as the other recommend you could always take a DVM to it and get a true reading.
     
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    thanks guys. Ill have to dig out mine and keep it on hand.
     
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    Thanks guys for your kind reply. I can now safely assume that these are within tolerable limits. Under extreme load (Benchmarking, gaming, video conversion), these number usually down to their true values, but under idle condition these seems over-voltage.
     
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    Sorry! for double post
     
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