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 : ForumHave: PSU , CPU , MOBO. Need help with the rest. ForumNeed help with determining CPU or PSU failure, please help Forum1st build... Need some help (best cpu/mobo/case/psu $300) ForumNeed help with MOBO, PSU,CPU ,RAM ForumNEED HELP WITH COMPATIBILITY CPU/CARD/PSU ForumNeed assistance on HTPC - CPU Mobo Case PSU OS Keyboard 350$ ForumBuilding PC: Need help with PSU , and CPU ForumNeed some help replacing PSU ForumHELP - CPU fan is in the way of the PSU ForumHp pavilion elite m9402f psu upgrade and graphics card need Help ForumNeed help with case and PSU ForumOld PC needs new PSU but CPU could get damaged, need help ForumNeed help selecting a PSU for new PC ForumNeed help choosing my PSU ForumNeed help picking a case and PSU ForumCPU or PSU problem - Need Help ! ForumUpgrading computer need some help with Motherboard and PSU Forum1st time builder, need help on psu and general suggestions Forum500w PSU Forum[Solved] Will a weak PSU cause my PC to restart at random? More resources Read discussions in other Components categories Power supplies Sound cards NICs Akasa Antec Cooler Master Cougar DeepCool Enermax !