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post #31 of 48
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Lol. As I read this, I was flinching a bit. I would not do that though.
eh, Its not as scary as it sounds lol. It's really just basic testing and troubleshooting.
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eh, Its not as scary as it sounds lol. It's really just basic testing and troubleshooting.
You are not human if you are not scared of sticking a metal pin into a running PSU that is plugged into the wall!
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Everything is stock at the moment. Running Prime for like 30 minutes and see if it restarts, if it does, I have no idea what to do next except for trying the ram suggestion that yakub0 made.
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post #34 of 48
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You are not human if you are not scared of sticking a metal pin into a running PSU that is plugged into the wall!
I'm a cyborg destined to take control over the earth and enslave all its people

But really, it will not shock you because it can't turn on unless the green wire is connected to either the mobo or a ground and even then you'd have to connect two additional wires for anything to happen. It's just basic PSU knowledge
post #35 of 48
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30 minutes of Prime and me browsing the forums at the same time, no restart.

Now to get back to a stable OC :cry:
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I had some weird USB port troubles in an Antec 300 case using a Phenom II 965BE. I think what I ended up doing was not using the front ports at all, so there is likely something electrical in addition to possibly a faulty conponent. Try disconnecting the front USB ports completely and see if you can induce restarts by just touching the USB port. If so I would point to a poor grounding on your case, perhaps?
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Okay, this is really getting on my nerves. I was able to use my USB stick just fine without touching the case. Ran Prime for exactly 35 minutes while browsing the forums. Restarted my PC to start OC'ing again because it seemed stable. Then I run into this again! What can I do to test my rig!? Mobo, PSU, or CPU? What is it? Everything was at stock at the time of my restart.

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post #38 of 48
Hey! I had that happen to me once! You know what it was? I hadn't QUITE shoved the 24-pin connector in all the way on my mobo and my PSU went into that start/restart/shutdown cycle.
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post #39 of 48
If its that much trouble for you, just unplug the front USB cable from your motherboard, from what Ive read its seems to be the cause?

Unplug it and go about your normal business, see what happens, that will at least narrow down the cause.
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Removed the front USB header, and also made sure the 24 pin was pushed in and still nothing.

Anyone see anything like the video I posted?
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