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Tested psu's 24 pin connector and it shows that -5v not working?

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January 19, 2013 7:19:45 PM

hey guys..having and issue with my old pc...everythings powers up but no display...i dont want to disassemble my new pc to test psu so i ordered a new one...still waiting for it..tried papper clip test old psu and all was ok..then i connected psu tester and it showed all okk just -5 not working and im not sure what does that mean...maybe thats the case?any opinions welcopme thanks in advance
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January 20, 2013 8:47:23 AM

amateur1337 said:
hey guys..having and issue with my old pc...everythings powers up but no display...i dont want to disassemble my new pc to test psu so i ordered a new one...still waiting for it..tried papper clip test old psu and all was ok..then i connected psu tester and it showed all okk just -5 not working and im not sure what does that mean...maybe thats the case?any opinions welcopme thanks in advance

Modern power supplies don't have a -5v rail, it was removed from the ATX spec years ago, are you sure yours has one ?
January 20, 2013 10:25:23 AM

Its and old pc like 8 years i guess;D so everything is posible..so its not an issue then..
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