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    Processor Fan header seems to be dead, change motherboard ?

    When I was working on my PC it suddenly turned off, I tried switching it ON, after POST beep, it turned off again. When I checked inside the cabinet, the Processor fan was not spinning.. so the BIOS setting automatically shuts down, because processor is overheating. I tried connecting the fan...
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    PSU fan noise -> replace fan/ PSU ?

    I went ahead ahead and bought Seasonic S12II 430W. I tested with the APC UPS above. It works fine. But the backup time seems to be very less around 5 mins. But it is good enough to shutdown the system properly. I have used this setup for 4 days now. I had couple of instances on the first day...
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    PSU fan noise -> replace fan/ PSU ?

    Thanks, UPS I have is APC BackUPS RS Series 600VA/360V, UPS model - BR600CI-IN *www.apc.com/resource/include/techspec_index.cfm?base_sku=BR600CI-IN Would like to know whether this would be compatible, with Seasonic S12II 430 / 520 watts
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    PSU fan noise -> replace fan/ PSU ?

    Re: PSU fan noise -> replace fan/ PSU ? I have decided to buy Seasonic S12II, but questions below 1. will Seasonic be creating problems with my UPS: APC 650VA. I read somewhere it would create problem due to output waveform is "Stepped approximation to a sinewave". The UPS Output...
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    PSU fan noise -> replace fan/ PSU ?

    Bought in 2008.. working fine so far in my config above.. but the usage of the PC is not that intensive
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    PSU fan noise -> replace fan/ PSU ?

    Thanks for the answers, the current Cooler Master PSU was bought in 2008. It is running without problems so far. Considering my area is prone to lot of power fluctuations ! I am considering to buy a new PSU, may be will repair the fan keep the CM as standby PSU. I am in a dilemma between...
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    PSU fan noise -> replace fan/ PSU ?

    My PSU fan had started making lot of noise. It is a sleeve based bearing Fan. I tried using sewing machine oil to silence it, it was running without noise for a couple of months and the noise started once again. My current PSU is : Cooler Master Extreme Power 600W Power Supply 1) Can you...
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    RAM upgrade - will diff brands work together ?

    I would like to add an additional 1GB DDR2 RAM to my old pc. I currently have 2 x 1GB Corsair DDR2 RAM installed, I could not find Corsair RAM of same model in online websites :( Question is can I buy Transcend RAM and install it, will it work together with Corsair without any problems ...
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    Help for viewing TV in CRT monitor

    Thanks for suggestions. I bought UMAX TV 5821 for Rs.1200 inclusive of taxes. Works very well with the old CRT, it also supports LCD, has a in-built speaker, FM radio. Am very satisfied with this buy !
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    Help for viewing TV in CRT monitor

    Hi, I have a old LG 15" CRT Monitor, which I want to use as a TV. Can you suggest some good external TV tuner within Rs.1.5k to 2K, which can be directly connected to the Monitor without a CPU I checked in ebay found brands like UMAX, Zebronics, fronttech, intex, techcom.. within my...
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    buying new graphics card to replace burnt one

    may I know why I need to replace my PSU ? When I bought it I thought it would survive my future upgrades :(!
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    buying new graphics card to replace burnt one

    I have decided to go for 5670, now I am not sure to choose between Sapphire or Asus or XFX ? Which is the best among this.. I am looking for a card which will not have any heating / capacitor issues like my current burnt card
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    buying new graphics card to replace burnt one

    Thx for the quick reply. No, I don't need a setup for watching 3D movie.. Am a occasional gamer and watch movies quite often. How about a card based on one of the below: MSI 4670, 9600GT or GT240 Could you pls suggest a good and stable card which will not have any heating issues..
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    buying new graphics card to replace burnt one

    My graphics card has got three capacitors blown up... though the PC works.. randomly it hangs and I had to press reset in my CPU. I would like to replace it with a new one, below is my existing configuration: Graphics Card: XFX GeForce 8600GT 256MB DDR3 Mother Board: Abit IP35E...
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    Help on first attempt at assembling a new PC

    55k Configuration for New PC -Is this good ? Hi TechGurus, I am planning to assemble a new PC for me on my own, please help me with configuration, price and tips. Please provide price and availibility in Chennai possibly with Dealer details. Usage: Image editing (Photoshop.. )...
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    Graphics Cards related queries here.

    I am planning to buy a Graphics Card - budget 4 to 5K. I have Mercury KOB P4M266 NDFSMX Mother Board, which has AGP 4x (1.5V). Can somebody suggest a good AGP8X Card (as I might upgrade my Mother Board in the near future) that could be used with my Mother Board... Also, Can I go for...
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