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My computer still restarts.All the voltages are fine and my power supply is great shape.Also,my cpu is fine and the correction temp.What else can it be?
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How do you know the PSU is in great shape? What have you done to establish that?
    
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How do you know the PSU is in great shape? What have you done to establish that?
My thought exactly......also have you got any grounding issues?

Maybe something is touching something every now and again causing it to short.

Also, have you checked the power button. It may be faulty, a long shot but it may be.
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Agreed, i once came across a unstable system. and it was power supply, but not all unstable system are power supply problems.

the first thing you should look at is the power supply. how many amps does it put out on the 12+ . i think for a prescott you need minimum 300 watts, and i forgot but either at min 12A or 16A <---someone veryify that.

what brand and model is the one you have? is it that antec smart power u have on your signature? generally u should try using a different psu, if u don't have one laying around you can always borrow a friends <- if they're nice.

if that doesn't fix the problem. WHEN does windows restart? while ur doing something, booting up? gaming? just randomly?

once i came acorss a unstable machine and the problem was a bad optical drive. i don't know how that happened, but took for ever to figure out because no one would ever expect the optical drive to cause the problem, but once i removed it, the system worked perfectly fine. and every other system i plugged it into had issues. <-- lesson is unplug all unnecessary stuff, like lights, - optical drives, controllers, etc to try to find the source.
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