Discussion in 'General Hardware' started by DoNuTjC, Aug 24, 2003.
MBM says that my PSU is at 50c.. is this bad or what?
*wonders how the motherboard can monitor the psu's temperature*
with the temp probe supplied on some OEM models and some of the higher end modders units.
50 is a little high, not bad as it does a lot. might be worth cleaning the fluff out of it.. or helping your case ventilation to stop the psu dragging all the air out.
50C isn't much for a PSU. They can get really hot. I don't think you even have to bother since they acctually have the cooling built in. It HAS to be enough.
Stepping back one. Are you even sure the reading is real. If the PSU doesn't provide a reading whatever you see is meaningless.
Next time the computer has been off for an hour turn it on and check the readign right away. Check it again after 20 minutes of surfing then next time you game check it right after a gaming session. The readings should increase since the load on the computer does. If it's always the same there is no sensor or if it's an expensive add on supply it could have a speed controlled fan that regulates the temperature.