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So I still never figured out WHY my Blood Iron started to power cycle

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Any ideas? I just want to know, 'cause I was thinking and what if it happened again?


So just shoot your guesses.


Guesses will be thanked.
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forgive me for my ignorance but what is this "power cycle"?
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I think its when you cant shutdown without physically switching off your psu. I always figured it was the operating system being a pain.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by jaclipse View Post
I think its when you cant shutdown without physically switching off your psu. I always figured it was the operating system being a pain.
Huh...my Vista does that every now and then...no hard drive grinding or sings of work. I just let it sit for a good 5 minutes, then it magically decides to shut down in record time.
    
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post #5 of 10
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...It means a continuous restart, it boots halfway restarts later rinse repeat.
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post #6 of 10
My DK was doing the same thing until I re-seated my RAM about 3 times.
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Quote:
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My DK was doing the same thing until I re-seated my RAM about 3 times.
Please do tell.
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post #8 of 10
Power cycle = on/off/on/off...like a constant reboot

One thing that can cause it is a Power supply, for sure. No doubt. Thats something to check out..test those rails.

Does it ever boot? If not...could be a bios issue...if it boots and power cycles once in a while its not the bios..

I see you run a Gigabyte board, my DS3 did it all the time. Its the dual bios kicking in I believe...when it doens't like an OC, it sets to the second bios and it has to reboot like a bazillion times bfore it'll actually start up.
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post #9 of 10
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Power cycle = on/off/on/off...like a constant reboot

One thing that can cause it is a Power supply, for sure. No doubt. Thats something to check out..test those rails.

Does it ever boot? If not...could be a bios issue...if it boots and power cycles once in a while its not the bios..

I see you run a Gigabyte board, my DS3 did it all the time. Its the dual bios kicking in I believe...when it doens't like an OC, it sets to the second bios and it has to reboot like a bazillion times bfore it'll actually start up.
Nah, never got into BIOS.

***Side edit All my voltages are really good. Never noticed that. Anyways back on topic.***
As for rails, they seem to be doing REALLY well.

Also, this is the SAME PSU I used on the Blood Iron.
As for the Gigabyte, this is a replacement for my Blood Iron that power cycled.
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lol bumpage?


Eh, I'm thinking it was a BIOS problem, no Idea how...
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