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Hi guys, I recently put in a new Sapphire hd 6850 into my pc and it runs fine on games and everything else, but one thing that is bothering me is that when I first start the pc the gpu fan runs at full speed and then the pc shutdowns after 6-7 seconds and restarts with everything going normal.
My psu is not a very powerful or a good branded one (I do plan to upgrade it). It is a Aywun 420W but it runs games maxed out with this card no problems what so ever, it is just the boot up procedure I am wondering about. Not sure if it is the gpu or the psu. Any help on this would be great.
Edited by TheWiz - 10/15/12 at 12:47am
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I looked up your PSU.
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So the PSU probably is the cause of this? I plan to either get an Antec or Corsair brand PSU. Its just funny how everything runs fine.
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So the PSU probably is the cause of this? I plan to either get an Antec or Corsair brand PSU. Its just funny how everything runs fine.

It definitely is.

Never skimp out on the PSU since its the most important component in your entire system.

Any particular budget?
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That sounds like a PSU problem to you. The most important part is that how many amps is it rated for on the 12 V Rail and how long have you been using your PSU for. I've heard quite a few PSU rated at 1200w just to blow up when not much more than 300w pass through them (generally the SHAW brand does).
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That sounds like a PSU problem to you. The most important part is that how many amps is it rated for on the 12 V Rail and how long have you been using your PSU for. I've heard quite a few PSU rated at 1200w just to blow up when not much more than 300w pass through them (generally the SHAW brand does).

Wrong. Amps are NOT the most important. http://www.overclock.net/t/880633/psu-amps-myth/0_30
But yeah that Aywun PSU is a load of garbage. Hate those things.

@damric: LOL laughingsmiley.gif
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im having this prob too frown.gif
corsair 750watt everytime i move my case or powerbar my PC will shut down
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im having this prob too frown.gif
corsair 750watt everytime i move my case or powerbar my PC will shut down

Start a new thread smile.gif
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post #9 of 10
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So the PSU probably is the cause of this? I plan to either get an Antec or Corsair brand PSU. Its just funny how everything runs fine.

Yeah, probably too much start-up current causing it to trip out when it spikes, but barely enough for steady state.
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Thanks for help guys, I'll get a new PSU as soon as I can.
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