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DVD Shuts Down PC


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JonnyAlpha

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Hello;

Here is a really irratating problem.

I have just built a new PC:
ASUS A8N-E
AMD XP 64 3200 Boxed Cooler
2x512MB Kingston DDR
ASUS Geforce N6600 Silent Graphics Card
Jeantech Achilles Case 2x120mm Fan 2x80mm Fan
EBuyer Neon Colours IT 550Watt PSU
Maxtor 80GB SATA 2.0 HDD
LG GSA 4167B DL DVD Primary IDE Master

The problem:

After I finished building the PC I loaded Quake 4 when the DVD Drive door closed and the DVD started to spin up the PC suddenly switched itself off. I moved the DVD from Primary IDE Master to Secondary IDE Master thinking there was some sort of conflict (Don`t know how) but whilst trying to install Doom 3 the problem has re-occured.

I have now disconnected all the Fans (Less CPU) thinking maybe too much power was being drawn causing the shut down and the problem still exists, not always though?

The PSU was cheap (£19.99) but had some really good reviews:
The rated amps are:
+3.3v 28A
+5v 35A
+12v 30A

The Mobo uses a 24Pin Power connector and a 4 pin 12v ATX.

Any help would be great

I will try connecting the DVD Drive to a different Molex Connector
I will also try swappng the DVD with a spare AOPEN CD Drive.

The DVD Drive has worked fin on my ASUS A8NX Mobo for 6 months.

:whistling:
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