Need help CPU / PSU Tags: Power Supplies World Of Warcraft CPUs Components Last response: September 3, 2009 6:05 PM in Components Share eytchdi September 3, 2009 12:32:03 PM hi... im not sure whats the problem is so i'll just tell what happened.. 1st. whenever i play a high 3d game ex:WOW / Call of duty my PC hangs... cant ctrl alt del / alt tab / mouse wont move... so i have to restart... but i noticed whenever i face my aircon to the CPU the CPU won't hang at all.. so maybe it's the video card ?.. but the display is just fine... so i checked the web and pc tech help forums... and i tought maybe it's the PSU... i had a 300W PSU so i borrowed a 350W PSU.. removed the 300W PSU and placed the 350W PSU and yeah.. i play a game, and the CPU won't hang... but for some reason.. while i was playing.. a loud spark came from the PSU... so i got scared and unplugged the whole PC... ( there was no burnt odor thou.. ) actually it took me a lot of courage to turn this PC on again.. an right now.. i'm typing far from the PC... i'm scared of being near when this PC blows.. so far the PSU havent sparked yet.. so.. help... what's the problem.. what's wrong... i really need help.. More about : cpu psu flyin15sec a b à CPUs September 3, 2009 5:48:06 PM You should give a little more information: CPU, Mobo, case, PSU maker and model, Video card. evongugg a b à CPUs September 3, 2009 6:05:21 PM Use the old PSU. The 350W is worse than what you had before. A bad power supply can destroy the whole computer. As said above please list your hardware. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Have: PSU , CPU , MOBO. Need help with the rest. Forum Need help with determining CPU or PSU failure, please help Forum 1st build... Need some help (best cpu/mobo/case/psu $300) Forum Need help with MOBO, PSU,CPU ,RAM Forum NEED HELP WITH COMPATIBILITY CPU/CARD/PSU Forum Need assistance on HTPC - CPU Mobo Case PSU OS Keyboard 350$ Forum Building PC: Need help with PSU , and CPU Forum Need some help replacing PSU Forum HELP - CPU fan is in the way of the PSU Forum Hp pavilion elite m9402f psu upgrade and graphics card need Help Forum Need help with case and PSU Forum Old PC needs new PSU but CPU could get damaged, need help Forum Need help selecting a PSU for new PC Forum Need help choosing my PSU Forum Need help picking a case and PSU Forum CPU or PSU problem - Need Help ! Forum Upgrading computer need some help with Motherboard and PSU Forum 1st time builder, need help on psu and general suggestions Forum 500w PSU Forum [Solved] Will a weak PSU cause my PC to restart at random? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Components categories Power supplies Sound cards NICs Akasa Antec Cooler Master Cougar DeepCool Enermax !