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When I play a game, my pc always shuts down. I played Guild Wars 2, BF3, InfiniteCrisis, Dota2, Injustice and each one I played my pc shut down. But if I'm just browsing the internet, playing movies, etc it doesn't do it. It started doing this about a day ago. I'll post some pics of the temps as well.

My PC specs:

CPU - AMD Phenom II X4 945
Memory - 8GB
Video Card - AMD Radeon HD 6870 Double D
Power Supply - Antec 550

Temps:

Idle -

Gaming -
post #2 of 7
It looks like your GPU is getting extremely hot so that might be the problem.
At what % are your GPU fans set at? Maybe try running them at 100% and see if that helps.
    
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Woah gpu 80°c at idle? O.o thats bad. I try my best to stay under 80 at load. I second gpu temps^^

Try changing the thermal paste on your gpu. Its older so it may have dried up.
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Has to be GPU Temps! 80 at idle is insane! 103 at load I am surprised its not dead! Make sure the fan on the card is working!
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Also what kind of computer case do you have?
    
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Which Antec PSU you dont name a model
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You said your problem started happening about 1 day ago. Before the problem occurred, did you look at your temps to see if it's anywhere near at high as it is now? Also, you can probably try to see if you can chase the thermal paste to see if that helps. Not sure if it voids your specific card's warranty or not assuming it's still under.
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