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Is my psu on its way out?

Discussion in 'Power Supplies' started by GiraffePencils, Aug 12, 2018 at 1:43 PM.

  1. GiraffePencils


    Joined: Feb 15, 2013

    Posts: 2,648

    Location: Edinburgh

    Hey all,

    So my pc up and decided it was going to stop turning on.
    So I tried an other psu and it turned on, so psu?
    It's a full modular psu so I pulled all the cables out and plugged them back in (admittedly in different slots) and now the pc's all back up and running.
    None of the cables were specifically loose, so should I just chalk it up to a dodgy connection or should I prepare for it to go down again in the near future?
  2. postmanfw


    Joined: May 7, 2006

    Posts: 2,764

    Location: Fort William

    I would wait and see.
  3. Skorpion


    Joined: Jun 5, 2010

    Posts: 214

    Location: Lincolnshire

    Nothing wrong in removing all cables and reseating them every few months. Worth reseating graphics cards, memory as well for peace of mind.

    As you have just removed and reseated all cables keep an eye on the problem you were having and obviously if it happens again then the unit is dodgy.

    You should be ok now though :)