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PC take long to turn on

by Dbj-uk / April 20, 2007 5:02 AM PDT

ok here is the problem when i switch off the power switch at the back of my pc and turn it on then press the turn on switch the next day, it takes long to turn on about a good 1-2minutes wait. if i just turn off my pc without switching the power off it turns on fine. i think its the power problem as my mouse is a light up one i can see only dim red and blue light while usually its bright. but is there anyway to identify the problem???
pc specs:
Ei System 5001
windows xp home ed. ver.2002 sp2
pentium4 CPU 2.80GHz
Power supply specs:
model:seasonic SS-300GS
AC INPUT 200-240V- 3.8A 50/60Hz
DC OUTPUT 300watts

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300watts is slim.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / April 20, 2007 6:06 AM PDT
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by Dbj-uk / April 20, 2007 6:22 AM PDT
In reply to: 300watts is slim.

so isit my power supply unit problem? cos i dont want to buy a new PSU and find out it's not the PSU problem. Well if it is can someone name a PSU type that i should buy? just incase i buy the wrong PSU and the cables dont go with hardware or motherboard

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Which explains why a shop has the edge.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / April 20, 2007 6:31 AM PDT
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When we suspect the PSU was pop one in and test it.

There is a technical test for this but who owns an Oscilloscope? (I do.)

-> Let me be frank. If you don't want to start replacing suspect items starting with the cheapest to the most expensive and must guess the right part the first time then you need to pack it up and get to the service counter.

The 120 an hour they charge could be a bargain for you but for me I can replace at least the PSU and the motherboard for that amount and still have change to spare.

Your choice but to me you don't sound like the type that will be fixing their own machine. NO OFFENSE WAS INTENDED HERE. Just calling it as I see it.


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