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8o8 Jan 03, 2008, 10:07pm EST Report Abuse
i just baught a coolermaster real power pro 750w it was 141 at compusa lol.. and when i hooked it up and ran pc wizard 08 it showed my 5v at 4.68 ..is that bad ?
system specs are.. ohh and all my voltages are at auto in the bios execpt for the cpu wich is at 1.35

mobo- asus p5b
cpu- intel 6550 oc @ 3.0
ram-corsair xms2 2gig dual channel 2x 1gig sticks
video - pny 8500gt 512mb
psu - coolermaster real power pro 750


i know over kill for my rig but i am ganna be getting a better video card in a couple of weeks


cpu-intel core i7 2600k oc 4.5ghz 1.28v
cpu cooler- corsair h50
mobo-asus sabertooth p67
ram-some generic kingston lol
psu corsair 600watt
video card- pny gtx460
case- thermaltake v9
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FordGT90Concept Jan 03, 2008, 11:21pm EST Report Abuse
>> Re: 5v at 4.68v is it safe or not?
"Normal" voltages:
3.3V = 3.14 through 3.47

+5V = 4.75 through 5.25
5VSB = 4.75 through 5.25

-12V = -13 through -11
+12V = 11 through 13


Yes, that is a little low.

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8o8 Jan 04, 2008, 02:33am EST Report Abuse
>> Re: 5v at 4.68v is it safe or not?
ok thanks ..by the way wat does that 5v go to anyways?

cpu-intel core i7 2600k oc 4.5ghz 1.28v
cpu cooler- corsair h50
mobo-asus sabertooth p67
ram-some generic kingston lol
psu corsair 600watt
video card- pny gtx460
case- thermaltake v9
john albrich Jan 04, 2008, 03:27am EST Report Abuse
>> Re: 5v at 4.68v is it safe or not?
On board voltage monitoring subsystems occasionally provide inaccurate data. It also depends WHERE the monitor point happens to be as to whether it makes a difference.

At best, this displayed voltage is likely meaningful to only one decimal place, so, your reading would be best represented as 4.7 volts.

You should verify any voltage readings by using an accurate volt meter. Check both DC and AC/ripple levels.

+5V is often used to directly power common logic circuitry on the mobo and depending on the mobo and installed components, PCI cards, disk drives, memory card readers, floppy drives, USB devices, and so on.

It also depends on what main voltage the design engineers have selected to power secondary power regulator subsystems.

At the time the motherboard is being designed, the engineers have the option of using either +3.3, +5, or +12 from which to derive main voltages for CPU and RAM by selecting specific mobo power regulators. However, more recent boards use supplemental power directly from the PSU (e.g. the extra power 4pin power connector for the CPU) and +12V is increasingly used as input to secondary power regulators.

8o8 Jan 04, 2008, 05:30am EST Report Abuse
>> Re: 5v at 4.68v is it safe or not?
thank you so much for that info... now all i gattah do is look for a better videocard =-0)

cpu-intel core i7 2600k oc 4.5ghz 1.28v
cpu cooler- corsair h50
mobo-asus sabertooth p67
ram-some generic kingston lol
psu corsair 600watt
video card- pny gtx460
case- thermaltake v9


 

    
 
 

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