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How to know if a Power Supply(SMPS) is failing?

Discussion in 'Power Supplies' started by Aromal, Feb 15, 2017.

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  1. Aromal

    Aromal HummingBird

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    I think I have some issues with my 450 power supply of my PC. My Hard disks will frequently turn off and on and I can hear the read/write header scratching the disks at that time. So how can I find if my SMPS is failing?
     
  2. Arjun Chandran

    Arjun Chandran Super Samurai
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    When my power supply was about to fail i used to hear some click sounds and flashes.Sometimes my PC won't power up at first try.
     
  3. littlewit

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    When you feel that some hardware isn't being powered well! :yum:cool:
     
  4. Costa Gold

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    Usually, it doesn't turn on!
     

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