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Alright here's my issue. My evga GTX 465 SC has been restarting my computer recently. It used to run fine, it only restarts when I play graphic intensive games. I used to run 800/1600/2025 overclock with 1.087v and now it won't stay stable when I play games like TF2 and MoH on max settings. I had also ran furmark and it just restarts my computer, no artifact at all. I have a two year old BFG GS-550 550W psu. I also have a q6600 oc'ed to 3.6ghz with 1.45v, could it possibly be that my power supply isn't providing efficient energy to my card or my overclock just isn't stable?
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Its possible that the PSU could be going south. Do have another to test it with?
    
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Having the PC freeze (or even restart) instead of artifacting due to a bad OC is not that uncommon actually.

Given that it's restarting though, that could also be an indicator that the psu isn't up to the task (they do degrade over time), but personally I'm suspecting the problem is the OC, specifically the memory OC, which is very high for a 465.

I'd back it down to like 1700 and see if it fixes the issue, that way you'll at least know what's causing the problem. Then you can work your way back up on the mem OC over time, typically 465's should do somewhere between 1750 and 1950.
    
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