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Computer crashing more and more... please help troubleshoot

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by Daniel0000, Dec 8, 2011.

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  1. Daniel0000

    Daniel0000 Thread Starter

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    Hey guys,

    I would really appreciate your help! My computer is crashing more and more often... and I can't risk it breaking down now.
    After coming out of sleep (hibernate?) the comp. will sometimes freeze and I have to do a hard reboot. Often, the SSD, which is the primary drive, resets itself at the bottom of boot priority, and my computer tries to boot from CD and fails.

    I don't know if there are hardware issues, if my liquid cooling isn't working, etc.
    Please let me know your thoughts on how to figure out what the issue is.

    I have speedfan running to see if it's a temperature issue, but I'm not sure what qualifies as okay. HD3 is registered at 128C, and I don't know if that's OK. Also, it only shows one fan as working (at 1561 RPM??)

    Thanks so much for your help!

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    OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Professional, Service Pack 1, 64 bit
    Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7 CPU X 980 @ 3.33GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 44 Stepping 2
    Processor Count: 12
    RAM: 6135 Mb
    Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 480 x2, 1536 Mb
    Hard Drives: C: Total - 114439 MB, Free - 61194 MB; D: Total - 286166 MB, Free - 110236 MB; E: Total - 715401 MB, Free - 132294 MB; J: Total - 953866 MB, Free - 4223 MB;
    Motherboard: EVGA, X58 SLI Classified
    Antivirus: Microsoft Security Essentials, Updated and Enabled
     
  2. Oddba11

    Oddba11 It's My Birthday!

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    BIOS changes (ie: boot order) would indicate a power or motherboard issue.

    Ensure you have a quality power supply that is large enough to support your hardware. Quality is more important and size.
     
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