computer swithces off on its own

By varun067
Jun 16, 2007
  1. Hey,
    Can someone please help me with this problem.
    Every time I use my computer for some intensive work like rendering a video my computer switches off automatically. However this doesn't happen normally. It only happens when i am converting a video from one format to other or rendering something. I have already installed 2 fans. Also got my processor fan cleaned up. I have a 1.5GB ram,Pentium 4 D865GBf board.
    Please help me sort this out.
  2. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 17,183   +225

    Start by running Memtest86 to test your memory. What is the power supply's wattage rating? This may be a power supply issue too...
  3. waylander

    waylander TS Rookie Posts: 16

    Video encoding is one of the most cpu intensive tasks out there. If you run an over clocked system, it is a good indication of a bad/unstable OC.
  4. varun067

    varun067 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    these are the temp readings:

    motherbard: 38 degrees
    cpu : 40 deg
    aux: 52 deg
    hard disk :48 deg

    cooling fans
    cpu: 4131 rpm

    voltage values
    cpu : 1.46 v
  5. varun067

    varun067 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Memory test:
    Physical memory: 1534 mb
    swap space :2156 mb
    virtual memory : 3690 mb

    Ram: 2nos
    1. 512mb ,166mhz
    2. 1024mb,200mhz
  6. waylander

    waylander TS Rookie Posts: 16

    1.46 v-core? Have you tried running your system at normal clock-speed to see if the problem is still there?
  7. varun067

    varun067 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    I havent overclocked my system at all.
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