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Re: [SLE] The nvidia card that tried to kill me....
  • From: "Carlos E. R." <robin1.listas@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 22 Mar 2005 15:57:57 +0100 (CET)
  • Message-id: <Pine.LNX.4.58.0503221555380.7275@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>

The Monday 2005-03-21 at 21:31 -0500, Synthetic Cartoonz wrote:

> I decided I was also going to get a nicer, quiet power supply. On removal of
> the power supply from the case, I was able to read the label on it for the
> first time -- 180 Watts. D'OH!!! When the new power supply was installed
> the 3D graphics worked like it should (3500fps! woo hoo!) and the motherboard
> audio started working.

Interesting... :-o

It also means that motherboards could monitor voltages and give some
warning, but they don't. Or the power supply themselves culd beep or light
a led, whatever. It is an overload condition.

Carlos Robinson

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