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Haswell 4770k restart when starting up game

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hello,
i recently bought a new haswell rig to use as a second computer, the specs are:

4770k
Asrock z87 extreme 6 mobo
Msi 7970 lightning
8gb corsair vengance 1800
Samsung 840 128gb ssd
Westy green 2tb hard drive
Corsair H100
Antec HCP 750w gold PSU


The problem is when I start a game/benchmark, the computer restarts nearly every time. It will run all day long surfing the net or watching a video. Ive tried disabling the C6/7 states in the bios and that doesn't help. Ive also RMA'd the PSU and received a new one but i still have the same problem.

However, I pulled my Antec HCP 850 out of my sig rig and the computer works fine. I haven't tried the 750 in my sig rig though.

Is it possible even though the Antec 750 is listed as a compatible PSU, but it really isn't ? or ive received 2 dud PSU's in a row (must be the most unlucky person in the word for that to happen i know)

Thoughts please guys!

Scott.
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
3930K @5.1ghz 1.52v  Asus Rampage IV Extreme 3x Sapphire 7970 Vapor-X 3GB Crossfire, Under W... Vengeance Pro Red 16GB (4x4GB) 
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3x 512GB Samsung 840 EVO-Raid 0 RayStorm Twin D5 2xRX360. Modded Heatkiller GPU... Win 7 Ultimate 64 Antec HCP High Current Pro 1200w 
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Just to update this thread in case anyone has the same trouble as I did. I tried another Antec HCP 750 just to be sure, but it didn't work frown.gif.

Overclockers UK tried telling me that the Antec 750 wasn't powerful enough because of the 7970..... I'm sorry but that seems like bull **** to me. there had to be another reason, one which I couldn't find unfortunately.

I put my HCP 850 in the Haswell rig, and bought an Antec HCP 1200 for my SB-E. Everyone's a winner!! biggrin.gif (apart from my wallet)
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
3930K @5.1ghz 1.52v  Asus Rampage IV Extreme 3x Sapphire 7970 Vapor-X 3GB Crossfire, Under W... Vengeance Pro Red 16GB (4x4GB) 
Hard DriveCoolingOSPower
3x 512GB Samsung 840 EVO-Raid 0 RayStorm Twin D5 2xRX360. Modded Heatkiller GPU... Win 7 Ultimate 64 Antec HCP High Current Pro 1200w 
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
3930K @5.1ghz 1.52v  Asus Rampage IV Extreme 3x Sapphire 7970 Vapor-X 3GB Crossfire, Under W... Vengeance Pro Red 16GB (4x4GB) 
Hard DriveCoolingOSPower
3x 512GB Samsung 840 EVO-Raid 0 RayStorm Twin D5 2xRX360. Modded Heatkiller GPU... Win 7 Ultimate 64 Antec HCP High Current Pro 1200w 
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Originally Posted by scotty___boy View Post


Overclockers UK tried telling me that the Antec 750 wasn't powerful enough because of the 7970..... I'm sorry but that seems like bull **** to me. )
That is bulls**t I think it would pull like 500w on Full Load and you just wasted extra money on that 800w PSU
     
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core i7-4770k ASUS Z87M-Plus EVGA GeForce GTX 780 3GB Corsair Vengeance 16GB (2 x 8GB) 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingMonitor
Samsung 840 PRO 256GB Seagate Barracuda 2TB Corsair H80i BenQ XL2420TE 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
CM Storm QuickFire Stealth - Red Switches Corsair AX760 Fractal Design Define Mini SteelSeries Kinzu Black Ops 2 Edition mouse 
AudioOtherOtherOther
SteelSeries Siberia V2 Headset (White) Avertv HD DVR Etekcity HDMI 1x2 3D Amplified splitter 5-Pack Cat6 5 Feet Cables 
OtherOther
TP-LINK TL-SG108 One 25Feet Cat6 Orange Ethernet Cable 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core i3-550 Apple Motherboard AMD 5670 2x2gb Apple SODIMM RAM 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
1TB Western Digital Harddrive Some optical drive used by Apple Those shitty heatpipes for laptops Windows 8 / Mac OS X 1.0.8.3 dualboot 
MonitorKeyboardPowerMouse
1920x1080 Apple Integrated Monitor Logitech MX3200 Some 350w Power supply used by Apple Dell Mouse 
Mouse Pad
Custom made one 
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core i7-4770k ASUS Z87M-Plus EVGA GeForce GTX 780 3GB Corsair Vengeance 16GB (2 x 8GB) 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingMonitor
Samsung 840 PRO 256GB Seagate Barracuda 2TB Corsair H80i BenQ XL2420TE 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
CM Storm QuickFire Stealth - Red Switches Corsair AX760 Fractal Design Define Mini SteelSeries Kinzu Black Ops 2 Edition mouse 
AudioOtherOtherOther
SteelSeries Siberia V2 Headset (White) Avertv HD DVR Etekcity HDMI 1x2 3D Amplified splitter 5-Pack Cat6 5 Feet Cables 
OtherOther
TP-LINK TL-SG108 One 25Feet Cat6 Orange Ethernet Cable 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core i3-550 Apple Motherboard AMD 5670 2x2gb Apple SODIMM RAM 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
1TB Western Digital Harddrive Some optical drive used by Apple Those shitty heatpipes for laptops Windows 8 / Mac OS X 1.0.8.3 dualboot 
MonitorKeyboardPowerMouse
1920x1080 Apple Integrated Monitor Logitech MX3200 Some 350w Power supply used by Apple Dell Mouse 
Mouse Pad
Custom made one 
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Thread Starter 
Actually buddy, I already had the 850, it was in my sig rig. I put a new 1200 in there and put my old 850 in the Haswell setup smile.gif.
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
3930K @5.1ghz 1.52v  Asus Rampage IV Extreme 3x Sapphire 7970 Vapor-X 3GB Crossfire, Under W... Vengeance Pro Red 16GB (4x4GB) 
Hard DriveCoolingOSPower
3x 512GB Samsung 840 EVO-Raid 0 RayStorm Twin D5 2xRX360. Modded Heatkiller GPU... Win 7 Ultimate 64 Antec HCP High Current Pro 1200w 
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
3930K @5.1ghz 1.52v  Asus Rampage IV Extreme 3x Sapphire 7970 Vapor-X 3GB Crossfire, Under W... Vengeance Pro Red 16GB (4x4GB) 
Hard DriveCoolingOSPower
3x 512GB Samsung 840 EVO-Raid 0 RayStorm Twin D5 2xRX360. Modded Heatkiller GPU... Win 7 Ultimate 64 Antec HCP High Current Pro 1200w 
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