[rescue] x86 power question

Patrick Giagnocavo patrick at zill.net
Mon Nov 13 09:59:26 CST 2006

On Nov 13, 2006, at 10:52 AM, velociraptor wrote:

> I'm still wrestling my x86 box...and have another question.
> I actually got out the DMM and measured my +12V and +5V rails under
> load.  I discovered the +5V was low enough to be out of spec.  (+12V
> is rock solid.)  I'm pretty surprised, as the PSU is a higher end
> Antec True Power 550W, so I have a query in about a warranty repair.

Are you sure none of the capacitors are bad?  Can you look at the 
underside of the mobo as well (check for anything that looks out of the 


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