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Having Odd Power Failures.


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#1 Talon1713

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Posted 10 June 2006 - 12:47 PM

New member as you can see. I just built my first box and after a little bit of trouble I got it running. It ran for approximately a week. Then I left my computer on overnight and woke to find it off. I powered it up only to have it turn off unexpectedly after about 10 minutes. I attempted to power on again and the problem persisted.

My specs: AMD 3200+ , Biostar N4SLIA9 mobo , ATI Radeon x1800 GTO by Connect3D , 2 gigs of XMS RAM by Corsair , 300gig HD , 550 watt Logisys PSU , Windows XP w/ Service pack 2.


My suspicion right now is it may be the video card, but I am not sure on anything. I have 2 80mm case fans and 1 120mm casefan going along with my vid card and CPU fan. My internal system temp does not go over 31 C so I'm pretty sure it's not a heat problem. If anyone can help me please attempt to. I'm desperate to get this fixed and fairly soon I may end up taking it into the shop.

Edited by Talon1713, 10 June 2006 - 12:47 PM.


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#2 DaveM59

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Posted 10 June 2006 - 06:16 PM

How are you checking the system temperature? What is the CPU temp?

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Posted 19 June 2006 - 09:43 PM

Hi, Did you put thermal grease between the cpu and cpu fan? Sounds like the cpu could be overheating.
Be sure the CPU fan is running also.




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