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Tony Kasik

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I am having an issue with my computer.. Get this half of the time it will boot up successfully, but then it will turn itself off. After this happens it will not even boot to bios, I can hear it power up, but the fans are not running. A half an hour later it will boot again, only to turn off. VIscious cycle. I replaced the power supply and I have removed and replaced my video card... no use, removed each chip of ram... no use. Now I do not know what to do... Any Ideas?
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It sounds like it could be a heat issue. Check out the fans, especially on the CPU. Make sure that all the vents are clear of dust and dirt. Also, if the heatsink was removed from the CPU, make sure that it is properly installed (heatsink compound).

If the CPU fan is not working at the proper speed, the CPU will shutdown when it gets too hot and then it will have to cool down. It does not take long for this to happen.
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