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Old November 17, 2012, 10:09 AM
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Originally Posted by Shadowmeph View Post
well what I do to test voltages is I use my volt meter and put the black wire ( Ground ) wire from volt meter and push it into the black 0n the 24 pin plug on the Mother board then I fire up my system at idle and go through the yellow reb and orange wires measuring then volts the orange wir output should be around 3.3 volts , red wire is around 5 volts and yellow is around 12 volts. Non of those wires should drop below those voltages , then I load up my system to 100 % and retest the wires.
best way to do this is with the Motherboard out of the case
This is honestly the best method. Power supply testers do an ok job measuring voltages and rest and can give you a general idea but they are never 100% accurate.
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