DVD-RW Drive Problems

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  1. deesee22

    deesee22 Habs Crew OT Supporter

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    So I just installed a new Power Supply into my computer and i've ran into a problem.

    When I reconnected everything everything is running fine except the DVD-RW Drive. It starts up and starts spinning like there is a disc inside, but theres nothing in there. There is also any annoying clicking sound when this happens as well.
     
  2. WannaZO6

    WannaZO6 There are 10 types of people in the world, the one

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    how much hardware are you running and how big is your power supply? you may be pushing it for power. also check all your connections inside.
     
  3. deesee22

    deesee22 Habs Crew OT Supporter

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    Well im runnin a 600W. Power shouldnt be an issue
     
  4. sleepy71

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    Try removing then reinstalling your drivers for the DVD-RW.
     
  5. cmsurfer

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    If you have any extra power cables on the power supply, you can try a different one.

    The last time I saw a drive acting funny like that it was dead.
     
  6. Lateralus

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    Isn't 600W a bit much?
     
  7. sleepy71

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    Why 600W? Do you have a jumbo-fullsize tower or something? How much was this 600W PSU?
     
  8. deesee22

    deesee22 Habs Crew OT Supporter

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    I was running a 450W and it was overheating. The tech guy at my work recommended a bigger one, I got it for 69.99 CDN
     
  9. sleepy71

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    Doesn't sound like a very good tech guy. Bigger doesn't always mean better. Even the top end 450 watters go for >$100 US.
     

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