Power Supply keeps dying Tags: Power Supplies Surge Protector Components Last response: October 5, 2012 1:15 AM in Components Share yota884huntn October 4, 2012 4:20:15 AM Hello, my ultra 750w power supply just died. i have had 3 in the past 4 years. now i don't know what is causing them to die. my system specs are: 3 sata hard drives 2 dvd burners 1 mia echo pci audio card 1 asus 450 nvidia card amd phenom quad core 2.2ghz with foxconn motherboard 8gb ddr2 ram i usually unplug my surge protector when i leave. wonder if doing this every day could cause problems with the power supply? i do this as a safety measure. the ultra power supply that died out puts 45 amps on 1 12v rail. i am looking at getting this one to replace it... http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/ite... this is the one i had that just died. http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/ite... any all help with this is greatly appreciated. i do game some. burnout paradise, batman arkham aslyum and need for speed hot pursuit II, fifa 2010. i also do a lot of video editing. some hd some not. i really could use some help with this as i am tired of replacing the power supply. More about : power supply dying clutchc a c 156 ) Power supply October 5, 2012 12:13:00 AM I would begin to suspect a faulty surge protector. Or perhaps your area has poor electrical power stability. What part of the world are you in? Jonny Guru has one of the best review sites for PSUs: http://www.jonnyguru.com/modules.php?name=NDReviews&op=... m 0 l TheBigTroll a b ) Power supply October 5, 2012 12:37:12 AM ultra is bad. the ocz is mediocre get this. from what i see, you dont need more than 550w in your rig. if my one 550w unit can supply 44a into the 12v rail, you can already tell that the ultra is not a true 750w unit http://us.ncix.com/products/?sku=59615&vpn=P1550SXXB9&m... m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer abekl a b ) Power supply October 5, 2012 1:15:26 AM You need to buy a good power supply. Ultra is a crap brand. Spend a few dollars more and get the corsair Enthusiast series TX-650. It'll cost around 80, but it's so worth it. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Power supply keeps dying - 3rd PSU within 1 month Forum Computers Keeps Restarting, Power supply dying? Forum Power Supply Keeps Dying Forum SolvedIs my power supply dying? Replace? Forum SolvedIs my power supply dying? Forum SolvedIs my power supply dying Forum Slow PC after Replacing Dying Power Supply Forum SolvedIs my power supply bad, or is my battery just dying? Forum SolvedMy PC keeps on shutting down due to an "unstable power supply", why is this happening? Forum SolvedNew Power Supply, Computer Keeps Restarting Forum Power supply may be dying? Forum My computer keeps shutting down. Possible power supply/overheating issue. Forum SolvedDId my power supply die, or my motherboard? 2 day old BUild, no signs of life. Forum Help! Dying power supply or video card or something else? Forum Dying power supply I need advice! Forum Power Supply Dying? Forum My power Supply keeps buzzing Forum A dying power supply? That is the question! Forum Power Supply Dying Slowly? Forum SolvedChances of a power supply dieing!??!? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Components categories Power supplies Sound cards NICs Akasa Antec Cooler Master Cougar DeepCool Enermax !