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i just put together my rig and it boots for like 25-30 seconds, enters the bios setup screen and then randomly shuts down. the heatsink and video card fans spin, so i know that isnt the problem. any ideas how to fix it? any and all help is greatly appreciated!!
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post #2 of 5
cpu can be 2 hot maybe, then ur computer turns off
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post #3 of 5
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i wonder why it would be too hot, i have the side of the case removed and the heatsink fan is spinning
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post #4 of 5
make sure its ALL the WAY down and clamped VERY tight
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post #5 of 5
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thanks trance. that seemed to be the issue. the intel heatsink was a little loose and it took me a long time to get it set properly. it it secure now but i feel like that it could come loose at any time so im def going to get an aftermarket one. thanks again everyone.
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Corsair HX 620w Antec Nine Hundred 
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