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Old 08-23-2009, 05:21 PM   #1 (permalink)
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today I had my system Completely die on me one second it was working and the other it just turned off Abruptly,, I was playing a game call of juarez but ive never had this problem before and i dont think its my hardware overheating as ive got 6 case fans so dunno, maybe this is the sign for me to build new computer

Ive checked the event system log and all it says was it was an hardware error

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Sounds like a power supply issue, maybe? Has it happened more than once?

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no just happened today
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When your playing a game and it quits to the Desktop it's normally a Video Card problem.

When it completely restarts it's usually a problem with an overclock, heat or power issue.
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