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[Solved] Computer Entering Power Save Mode

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I've looked and looked and looked and I haven't found anything that identifies what the cause of this could be.
My monitor keeps saying that it's entering power save mode but the issue seems to be with the tower since I lose all sound as well. I'm 99% sure it's a hardware problem because it's happened during web browsing, gaming, and while booting up before Windows even loads, I just don't know which piece of hardware is at fault. I also don't have a whole lot of time to troubleshoot the problem myself so I'm hoping someone on here has some ideas.
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post #3 of 5
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Gr0ve View Post

it's happened during web browsing, gaming, and while booting up before Windows even loads.
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CoolingOSMonitorPower
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CaseMouseMouse PadAudio
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AMD Athlon II X4 620 MSI 770-G45 Asus HD 4870 4GB G.Skill 
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Western Digital Blue 500GB Sony Optiarc Arctic Cooling Freezer 7 Pro Windows 7 
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WD20EARX Mushkin Enhanced Chronos Deluxe 240GB Samsung CD/DVD Burner Noctua NH-D14 
CoolingOSMonitorPower
8 x AP14s Windows 8 64 bit Dell U2312HM Seasonic X650 
CaseMouseMouse PadAudio
NZXT Switch 810 CM Storm Spawn Puretrak Stealth Asus Xonar DG 
Audio
Beyerdynamic DT 770 Pro 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
AMD Athlon II X4 620 MSI 770-G45 Asus HD 4870 4GB G.Skill 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
Western Digital Blue 500GB Sony Optiarc Arctic Cooling Freezer 7 Pro Windows 7 
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Gr0ve View Post


could be the psu/mobo/bios biggrin.gif
Edited by PontiacGTX - 10/25/13 at 5:55am
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post #5 of 5
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I discovered the problem. For some reason, USB devices were causing the PC to sleep. Namely my USB wireless internet thing but I also discovered plugging and unplugging my mouse gave me the same result sometimes. I feel it's safe to say it's an issue with the motherboard.
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I5 2500k Asus P8P67 PowerColor Vortex II 7970 Samsung 2x4GB 
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WD20EARX Mushkin Enhanced Chronos Deluxe 240GB Samsung CD/DVD Burner Noctua NH-D14 
CoolingOSMonitorPower
8 x AP14s Windows 8 64 bit Dell U2312HM Seasonic X650 
CaseMouseMouse PadAudio
NZXT Switch 810 CM Storm Spawn Puretrak Stealth Asus Xonar DG 
Audio
Beyerdynamic DT 770 Pro 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
AMD Athlon II X4 620 MSI 770-G45 Asus HD 4870 4GB G.Skill 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
Western Digital Blue 500GB Sony Optiarc Arctic Cooling Freezer 7 Pro Windows 7 
MonitorPowerCaseMouse
Hanns.G HW191A Antec Neo Eco 520 HAF 912 Razer Deathadder Black Edition 
Mouse PadAudio
Steelseries Qck JVC HA-RX 700 
  hide details  
Reply
Ladder 3
(18 items)
 
First Responders
(14 items)
 
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
I5 2500k Asus P8P67 PowerColor Vortex II 7970 Samsung 2x4GB 
Hard DriveHard DriveOptical DriveCooling
WD20EARX Mushkin Enhanced Chronos Deluxe 240GB Samsung CD/DVD Burner Noctua NH-D14 
CoolingOSMonitorPower
8 x AP14s Windows 8 64 bit Dell U2312HM Seasonic X650 
CaseMouseMouse PadAudio
NZXT Switch 810 CM Storm Spawn Puretrak Stealth Asus Xonar DG 
Audio
Beyerdynamic DT 770 Pro 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
AMD Athlon II X4 620 MSI 770-G45 Asus HD 4870 4GB G.Skill 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
Western Digital Blue 500GB Sony Optiarc Arctic Cooling Freezer 7 Pro Windows 7 
MonitorPowerCaseMouse
Hanns.G HW191A Antec Neo Eco 520 HAF 912 Razer Deathadder Black Edition 
Mouse PadAudio
Steelseries Qck JVC HA-RX 700 
  hide details  
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