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What happens if Power supply is too weak?

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  • Power Supplies
  • Computer
  • Shutdown
  • Components
Last response: in Components
October 30, 2009 12:10:23 PM

So basically what happens if the Power supply is too weak?
Does the computer just shut down?

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October 31, 2009 1:57:33 AM

not always sometimes it crashes, other times components dont function such as graph cards or they stop working, also it may fail to start at all. also the pc can limit what u do. its always better to have too much power than to little especially on modern pc's and on the 12 rail.
a b ) Power supply
October 31, 2009 9:12:39 AM

It could frying the other components...
Like harry said, better have more power than u needed. :) 
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a b ) Power supply
October 31, 2009 9:24:16 AM

often lots of random unconnected stuff, instabilites, smoke, small flames, game failures....
October 31, 2009 11:24:54 AM

a low quality PSU would = boooom!!!