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could a defective or bad power supply cause low fps?

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May 15, 2014 2:53:21 AM

could a defective or bad power supply cause low fps?

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May 15, 2014 2:57:46 AM

It is 'not very likely' that your power supply could cause frame drops enough to notice.I have seen benchmarks vary by 3 or so percent but no more than that.
If the psu voltage output dropped any further under load the system would probably crash.
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May 17, 2014 2:20:45 PM

A bad PSU could not drop FPS, but if the output isn't enough for your system then it could reduce your FPS from 60 to 0 by crashing your system (closing the game as well).
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May 17, 2014 4:58:13 PM

More info about your system could be helpfull.
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May 17, 2014 5:29:45 PM

A GPU that isn't getting enough power will under perform (low FPS) and eventually cause some sort of crash. a CPU will crash much faster if not getting enough voltage and will probably BSOD or just shut off completley. Bad power supply will usually just cause a straight shut off with no BSOD or warning, and usually under load. but can certainly be sporadic and random. these things aren't fun to diagnose :[
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May 17, 2014 6:19:11 PM

What PSU, Mobo, CPU and GPU, underpowered can produce consistent low FPS, a multi-rail PSU could cause problems and fluctuations, of one just headed south could also
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