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My Computer is restarting while I am playing games

By Karben
Apr 27, 2015
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  1. Today I got a new computer
    The specs are here
    CPU: intel core i5 4690 3.3GHz
    Memory: 8GBx2
    VGA:GTX 970 4GB
    HDD:1TB
    PSU:Raidmax RX-1000ae
    OS:Windows 8.1

    And I downloaded a few games like Cities Skyline from steam.
    When I run it just less than5 mins, my computer is restarting itself with no bsod no error ! Just like I pull out the plug!

    Someone plz help me I searched google and I can't find solution.
    Thank you
     
  2. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 17,244   +234

    Test the hard drive by going to Computer and right-click on the C drive. Select properties, tools check now. Put a check mark in both boxes, to set a disk check on the next start up. Please note that this check will take some time, just let it finish...
     
  3. Karben

    Karben TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Is this error checking?
     
  4. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 17,244   +234

    Error checking and possible repairing as long as you checked both boxes
     
  5. Karben

    Karben TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Today I could play the game about 20mins, my pc still restarts itself though.
    And I can play League of Legends with no problem.
    What is the problem?
    Thank you alot
     
  6. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 17,244   +234

    Did you build this computer yourself? It could be a incorrect bios setting dealing with CPU slowing or stepping settings
     

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