Computor shuts off after 10 seconds

By slackinghacker9
Mar 30, 2007
  1. Ok so i have a brand new computor just bought it and put it together i was still waiteing on the cpu so i turned it on just to make shure i hooked up everything right. Everything worked fine and the computor would stay on. I got my cpu couple days later put it in and now the computor shuts off after 10 to 20 seconds. Every time I try to turn it on after that the up time gets shorter untill it just turns on and back off. The cpu did not come with a fan or heat sinc is it possible that its over heating?


  2. halo71

    halo71 TS Rookie Posts: 1,090

    I think you just answered your own question! :) It's overheatng and shutting down.
  3. slackinghacker9

    slackinghacker9 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    ok im going to go in and get a fan, thanks for the help.
  4. halo71

    halo71 TS Rookie Posts: 1,090

    oh yeah, don't forget the Arctic Silver! :D
  5. nickslick74

    nickslick74 TS Rookie Posts: 575

    Running a current generation cpu without a heatsink/fan combo is just begging to burn out the cpu as they run very hot!
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