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post #11 of 13
sounds like your system isn't getting enough power. if it were a CPU/GPU OC stability problem, you'd see a blue screen or other error indication - the computer wouldn't just turn off. the PSU might be getting overloaded. crysis 2 and bf3 are the most demanding games on the market right now. if anything, they'd be the ones to crash your system.


try running furmark and test for stability
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I'm ruling it a psu issue. I don't think enough power is getting to my gpu, I've been using adapter cables. Next saturday I'll go to best buy and get the cooler master silent pro 1200 watt. On another note, could my system have sustained damage from this power problem?
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post #13 of 13
Defiently sounds like a PSU issue. I had this happen to me when I played Fallout 3 when it came out. It was only that game, no others. Replaced it will a higher wattage PSU and the issue was fixed. I would see if you could find a friend with a PSU to test with. Otherwise contact for an RMA?

EDIT: Your plan sounds good! I suffered no ill effects from the lack of power. A power surge would be bad, lack of power on the other hand would only cause data loss (when the computer shut down).
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