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Old 01-12-2005, 11:32 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Computer Keeps Shutting Down?(Or goes into a standby and hangs)?

I have a AMD 3400+, on a Gigabyte motherboard. Running 2 Kingston 512 ram chips and a ATI raedon 8500 128 video card. I just recently upgraded an old computer and the only old thing in this new comp is the hardrives and video card.

When my computer is either: 1. Under heavy load, or 2. Is running for more then a few hours. It just randomly Shuts down. I still hear the fans and stuff running though so its more like its going into a standby and then hanging. I don't see how it can go into standby though since most of the times that i have seen the computer do this, i have either been browsing the web or playing a game. I also know the CPU isn't getting hot since i have been using easytune4 to watch the CPU temp. It hasn't gotten over 55c. The power supply in my case is 500w.

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Old 01-12-2005, 11:45 PM   #2 (permalink)
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faulty power supply or faulty ram try mem test 86 if it shows the ram with no errors you have a faulty power supply
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