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Computer randomly turns of

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by MooseManX, Sep 13, 2010.

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  1. MooseManX

    MooseManX Thread Starter

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    Hey I've been having this problem for quite awhile now, everynow and again seemingly random my computer will turn of completely then startup again. At first I thought it was a powersupply issue, but after getting a new one I ruled that out. Then I thought it was due to power surgers so I got a surge protector to rule that out. So now I have no idea. The shutdowns do not happen when the computer is under alot of stress. Sometimes I can leave my computer on for days and it will never happen. Any ideas?


    Intel(R) Core(TM)2 CPU 6600 @ 2.40GHz
    Windows Vista¬ô Home Premium, Service Pack 2
    Gigabyte 965P-S3
    4G of RAM
    ATI Radeon HD 5850 1GB
    Speakers (Creative SB Audigy 4)
    1TB SATA Drive C (Main Drive)
    120GB IDE Drive D
    120GB IDE Drive
     
  2. Jordster

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    How big is your power supply, and what brand?
     
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