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Old 12-24-2006, 07:39 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Freezing after reboot

Hi there,

After working fine for about a year, my system is now freezing when restarted from windows (or ubuntu)

The OS would shutdown, and it seems to restart as it normally did, but the motherboard beep never comes back, the hdd light stays on, and nothing happens until I force it to shutdown.

Is this a PSU problem? What else could cause this?
Any suggestions or idea would be appreciated!

Here're the system specs:

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Old 12-24-2006, 08:59 PM   #2 (permalink)
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depends what psu you have. I've heard certain psu dont work well with that motherboard i cant think of the psu that is incompatible with it ill try and look it up in the mean time

-E6300 Intel Core Duo 1.86GHz
-ASUS P5NSLI Motherboard
-OCZ PC6400 800MHz 4x1GB Platinum series
-XFX 8800GTX
-OCZ Gamer Xtream 700W PSU
-2x160GB WD HD in RAID 0
-Antec Nine Hundred case
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Old 12-25-2006, 09:01 AM   #3 (permalink)
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thank you,

the PSU is a Diablo 550W ATX, connected to the motherboard through a 24-to-20 pin motherboard power connector.

here is the PSU:

This is probably PSU related, right?
Would you suggest a decent, compatible 600W PSU for this system?
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