Very strange custom computer issue

By Cheeky1990 ยท 4 replies
Aug 24, 2014
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  1. I've recently built a new computer for myself and has been running perfect for a few months. A couple days ago whilst gaming/browsing my monitor went into power safe mode and shortly after my computer shut off, I tried to start up again only to have the same problem occur , the only old parts were a graphics card and psu, I just got in a new gpu and installed it successfully. Same problem occurs. All fans are running properly including the heatsink , processor core temps are around 39 , everything seems to be running ok? Thoughts?
  2. St1ckM4n

    St1ckM4n TS Evangelist Posts: 2,922   +630

    Check event viewer to see why it shut down.
  3. Cheeky1990

    Cheeky1990 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    How would you check that , sorry :/
  4. SNGX1275

    SNGX1275 TS Forces Special Posts: 10,742   +422

    Control Panel -> Administrative Tools -> Event Viewer
  5. Rage_3K_Moiz

    Rage_3K_Moiz Sith Lord Posts: 5,443   +38

    You'd probably want to check the power supply voltages in the BIOS; if you see a large deviation (greater than +/- 10% of the nominal value) on any of the three major voltage rails, you've got a dying PSU.

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