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Think it's finally time I need to upgrade my I7 950. Recommendations?

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Sig rig is starting to have issues after I turned a circuit breaker off while the pc was on. Pc is starting to randomly reboot while playing games. Random intervals too. Sig rig.


I'm wondering what the king cpu is nowadays. Something comparable to my I7950 and I definitely want to overclock. Any suggestions?
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you don't need a new system you need to figure out if the power cut off damaged your
power supply. also a thing to try is remove every power cable inside your system and
re-seat them firmly.
your i7 950 at 4.2ghz is still a good cpu, and you have a very good gpu.
I am still running a i7 970 at stock of 3.2ghz and can play any game at max settings
with my GTX 680 4GB gpu.
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I'm doing some testing today. The only power plug I removed was the motherboard power just so I could test my pump that died as well. All my settings seem fine. Just reseated the power cords. Not sure where to begin. It only happens when gaming so I won't rule out the gpu. This is gonna take a while. =/
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Try another psu
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