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June 13, 2003 11:51:44 AM

asus pc probes shows my +12v is around 13v...
what effects can this have?

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June 13, 2003 1:17:01 PM

Asus' PC Probe software is almost always inaccurate. Double check in your BIOS or with 3rd party software before you worry about it.
June 13, 2003 1:39:59 PM

I agree. Asus PC Probe is not always the most accurate piece of software. Even Motherboard Monitor does not report my voltages correctly. My suggestion to you is to pick up a cheapo multimeter at RadioShack and test the voltages that way.
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June 13, 2003 2:46:27 PM

I checked bios and voltage is high, around 13v...
gonna try testing votages using multimeter later...
anyway, what are the effects of 12v supply reaching 13v?
June 14, 2003 1:33:13 PM

dang, 13.1 volts...
Should I change my PSU?
June 15, 2003 8:04:59 AM

STFU kid 13.1v is nearly perfect for the +12v line.

<font color=blue>Watts mean squat if you don't have quality!</font color=blue>
June 15, 2003 1:19:37 PM

13V wont do any damage... it is still within 10% specs and even if it wasn't within spec 13V isn't going to damage anything.

My CPU fan spins so fast that it creates a wormhole :eek: 
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