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Old 08-28-2008, 02:20 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Hello,

I have been experiencing random shut downs/restarts (as if someone pulled the plug) and I'm wondering what you all think the problem could be. My OC is 3 hours stable in Prime95, yet I could have my computer idling and it will randomly restart. One time it just shut off and I couldn't even turn it back on till it decided to turn itself on 5 min later. here are the voltages:

Vcore - 1.32
VTT - 1.31
NB - 1.41
FSB @ 400

all the rest are defaults....I REALLY hope it's not the motherboard. I just ordered a Corsair TX750, so hopefully that solves the problem. My current PSU doesn't even have an 8pin mobo connector, which may be the reason for random shut downs. Thanks in advance!
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Well if there's an empty power socket on the mobo that's going to be the prime suspect..
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no, it's a 4pin. People say it works fine with just a four pin, but I'm not really sure.
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Oh right, try setting your CPU at it's defaults, just becuase it runs on prime 95 for that long dosn't cancel out the problem of an over the top OC.
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