Power issues

"I scoured the forum to see if there were similar complaints, but didn't see any, so I thought I'd give it a shot.

I've listed my configuration below. When I power up, my system complains that the following voltages are off: Vcore Voltage, 3.3V Voltage, 5V Voltage, 12V Voltage. The last 3 items seem to be off by 33% (3.3V reports as 2.2V). I don't know what Vcore Voltage should be but it says something like 2.2V.

I've tried unplugging and plugging the power cords (both the 24-pin and 4-pin) back into the MB with no positive results. What I've currently done is turn off the monitoring of those voltages, but that makes me feel a bit uneasy.

So, what could be the problem? Is it my power supply? (I tested it with a tester I bought at TigerDirect, and everything seems okay, but it is only 450W). I also updated the BIOS just in case there was something wrong with their monitoring, but that didn't help. Any feedback or suggestions would be appreciated.

Configuration: P5N32-E SLI Plus 650i, Antec Smart Power 450W, Intel Core Duo E6600, Kingston HyperX 4 x 1GB PC2 6400, XFX GeForce 7600 256 MB, DVD and HD "

i read this post and was dissapointed that no1 replied as i have exactly the same issue with almost completely the same setup on my machine...

asus p5n32-e sli motherboard
nvidia 8500gt 512mb pci graphics card
2gb ram
450w psu
bios updated to 1401
q6600 intel 2 quad core 2.40htz processor
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  1. Do the computers work?

    If so, you have a monitoring problem.

    Vcore voltage for both systems should be in the neighborhood of 1.2 volts.

    If you have a multimeter, you can check all the outputs. Yellow wires should be 12 volts, red 5 volts, orange 3.3 volts, blue wire -12 volts, purple wire is the 5 volt standby. You can carefully check on the back of the main power connector.
  2. i forgot to add my power levels i am getting on boot up as warnings..
    +3.3v 1.30v
    +5v 2.15v
    +12v 5.18v

    as to the rest of my voltages they are as follows...
    vcore 1.38v
    1.2vht 1.23v
    sb core 1.50v
    cpuvtt 1.15v
    ddr2 term 0.93v
    nb core 1.23v
    memory 1.86v

    cpu temp 28'c
    mb temp 47'c
  3. and it works fine and boots up if i ignore the warnings at start....i can browse internet and watch vids and download....all easy stuff...

    untill i play World of Warcraft and i get 5-10 mins and then the whole system locks up and i have to do a shutdown and restart as i can't even get ctrl+alt+del taskmanager to come up..
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