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Voltage Concerns on PSU

So running Cupid monitor below you can see the voltages are lower then expected on things like the 12v or 5v.. one thing that concerns me also is the -5v is -8 higher then expected... I'm not very technical when ti comes to PSU and voltage levels.. these have remained consistent after multiple restarts. So is my PSU bad and should I replace it?

I just had to replace my motherboard and my PSU (OCZ Fatality 700w) is about 3yrs old.

When I checked it in Gigabyte's UFI Bios it shows:

12v = 12.029v
5v = 5.135v

So should I trust Cupid or the Bios?

I have the following:
Phenom II 945 Deneb
SSD
HHD
6x USB's
GTX 560 TI

I also have a CX500w Corasir PSU 80Plus Bronze new in the box. Thing is I can return it for a refund if my current PSU is ok.. if not i can open it and use it.

Suggestions?

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  1. HWmonitor is not always accurate. Take the reading s with a grain of salt. If the power supply can't supply 12V on the 12V rails the pc wouldn't boot up.
  2. -5V is no longer used in modern PCs or PSUs, and thus is basically worthless.

    The calibration of motherboard voltage sensors is notoriously worthless.

    I suggest you get a multimeter and actually check them, though I expect they are fine.
  3. if you wish for accurate voltage readings try through bios, else use a multimeter as previously suggested as it is the most accurate method!
  4. As mentioned in my original post I did check the bios and it showed
    12v = 12.029v
    5v = 5.135v

    This is a brand new Mother board
    GIGABYTE 990FXA-UD3
  5. Best answer
    c911darkwolf said:
    As mentioned in my original post I did check the bios and it showed
    12v = 12.029v
    5v = 5.135v

    This is a brand new Mother board
    GIGABYTE 990FXA-UD3


    yes, im sorry, it does look good though!
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