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Hi,

my computer is turning its self off after about 10 minutes of use. Just "Click" and it off, as if the power has been turned off. I am running windows 7 with a fairly new power supply. Any suggestions on how to confirm its the power supply before spending $ on a new one. Or could it be something else (core temp to high maybe ?).
Any suggestions greatly appreciated.

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Start the computer in the BIOS and watch to see what the temp of the cpu goes to. If it gets into the 90 degree range, look for a bad fan or slow fan speed. It may take a adjustable fan to fix, or a adjustment in the bios on the fan speed. It also may be a chipset on the motherboard may be overheating. Check for loose heatsinks( they should not move at all when turned by hand slightly).

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Hi, I booted into the bios and left it for a couple of hours. Temp seemed to hover around 78 CPU and 44 for the motherboard. It didn't turn off at all.
I rebooted into windows and after about 5 minutes "Click" off it went.
I am running Everest (trial edition) and it has the CPU at 90 degrees. Is this to hot ?

Any other thoughts or idears

regards
Ian


Start the computer in the BIOS and watch to see what the temp of the cpu goes to. If it gets into the 90 degree range, look for a bad fan or slow fan speed. It may take a adjustable fan to fix, or a adjustment in the bios on the fan speed. It also may be a chipset on the motherboard may be overheating. Check for loose heatsinks( they should not move at all when turned by hand slightly).

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