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PC Reboot When Stressed

My father bought a new rig last week. It's a HP Envy Phoenix with: GEFORCE GTX 780 3072MB (Think it had GTX 760 stock) Intel i7 4770 3.4 GHz 16GB of RAM ... When under heavy load the computer ...
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1answer
27 views

PC crashes randomly after BIOS-Reset

my PC crashes randomly since 3 weeks - just turns off, no shutdown. no warnings, no errors BlueScreenView doesn't show anything (0 errors) no sound-warning Event-ID: 6008 System was shut down ...
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1answer
149 views

High pitched whine coming from the GPU/PSU?

This problem only happened today, and it has been getting really annoying. SPECS: Intel Core i3-3210 @ 3.2GHz 4GB x 2 RAM AMD Radeon R7 200 Series Now, Whenever I play games at a supposedly ...
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1answer
113 views

Computer force restarts when graphics card is installed

Specs: Intel Core i7 4770k with Corsair H100i Asrock Z87-ITX Corsair Vengeance 8GB x2 Rosewill HIVE 650W EVGA GeForce GTX 770 Runs to monitor through HDMI cable from GPU I've been troubleshooting a ...
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1answer
144 views

PSU coil whine, black screen & loud gpu fan (need help)

As of 1 week ago my computer started having some really weird coil whine coming from the PSU, and my monitor became black a few times and you could hear the GPU fans go 100%, so i instantly went and ...
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2answers
76 views

Losing monitor input - PSU or GPU suspect

I randomly lose video after playing games once in a while (mainly guildwars 2) regardless of graphics quality. Computer still produces sounds and appears working, but monitor reports no input. I ...
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2answers
192 views

No video output on GPU or MOBOTHERBOARD (pc does nothing?)

I have a pc from 2007, the issue is, the power LED is on, like normal, when the following cable is disconnected: But, no GPU or BIOS VGA output. When I connect it, the CPU fan spins, normally, ...
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1answer
64 views

9 Bleeps Installing new GPU - Black Screen

BIOSTAR TH55B HD Intel i5 760 2 x 4gb ddr 3 ram 600W PSU 1TB Samsung HD105SI ATApi iHAS124 CD/DVD Windows XP I am trying to install my new msi radeon r6950 twin frozr iii However when I install it ...
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0answers
88 views

I have a issue with my Power Supply and Graphics Card I think

I recently am doing a new build and I am having a problem with the video card. I am using the EVGA 03-P4-2888-KR 780 Ti Classified Graphics card, on a Gigabyte GA-X79-UP4 Motherboard with an Intel ...
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1answer
54 views

Is My Mobo Dead?

My desktop is on the fritz and I think my motherboard's (MSI 890FXA-GD70) to blame, but just to be sure I wanted to ask. It started with my CPU (AMD Phenom II 975 BE) clock spazzing out. It went from ...
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0answers
133 views

Intermittent hard freeze/crashes, generally while idle. No event viewer details

Subject says most of it. My HTPC will occasionally be found in this hard-locked/crashed state when nothing of note was being done. The past couple times, it has been while the screensaver was running ...
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1answer
38 views

GPU and MOBO Bios

I have an older PC with Specs CPU e7400 (C2D) GPU 9600gt MOBO MSI p45 neo PSU 550W So my cousin gave me his old 8800GTX to replace my card. After connecting the two six pins and all the PC won't even ...
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1answer
570 views

Can I start video card without external power?

I have PC with GTX 580 which is requare an external power to work but at the moment I can not plug those wires in to GPU and waiting for a new PSU to arrive. I need to copy some files from this PC and ...
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3answers
429 views

Computer “blacks out” when playing games

Ok, I know there are a few similar posts here but I wanted to lay out my scenario specifically.I have a Dell XPS 8300 ~ 2 years old.In my quest to make the PC more game ready (Battle Field 3), I ...
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1answer
3k views

System won't boot: Gigabyte HD 7790 1GB OC GPU issue or Corsair VS550 PSU issue?

Installed a new GPU, and PC won't boot. Turn it on and: No monitor signal at all (tried HDMI and VGA via DVI, on 2 working monitors). CPU and GPU fans DO spin, but No system beeps, no sounds from ...
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1answer
167 views

PC turns on for second [closed]

I bought a pc with the following spec like 1 nd a half year back! Processor : Intel Core i5 2500 MotherBoard : Intel DH67BL RAM : G-Skill RipjawsX 4GB HDD : 500GB Samsung Graphics Card : EVGA ...
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2answers
405 views

Is it possible for graphics related glitches to be caused by PSU

To simplify for the reader, an oversimplified version of my question comes first (though perhaps it is enough). SUPER-SHORT version Is it possible for a power supply to be failing in such a way that ...
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1answer
540 views

What are power supply “rails” and how do I use them?

I have a EVGA 1500 Classified and am learning how to build my first high end PC in 12 years. Since the '90s something called Power Supply "Rails" was invented and I think it has something to do with ...
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2answers
2k views

Using PCIe risers, how many GPUs can fit on one motherboard and what power supply would it require? [duplicate]

I'm going to make my own mining rig for bitcoins. I have a friend who's going to build me a custom casing for it so it will be open air. Now what I want to know is how many GPUs can be crammed onto ...
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1answer
96 views

Installed a new PSU and GPU and performance doesn't improve

I installed a new 500w PSU and a Geforce GTX 660 GPU. And after installing all the newest drivers from Nvidia. I upgraded from a Geforce 9600 GT. And I should be seeing a MAJOR upgrade. But it seems ...
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1answer
180 views

GPU or power supply is not working well [closed]

My story: my PC freezes daily and a weird smell comes from the power supply. I replaced the power supply. The PC worked well for about 1 hour then shutdown automatically and I couldn't restart it. ...
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1answer
346 views

Potential “latent” damage after short circuit on video card?

Latent is probably not the right word. I dropped a short metal scrap on a running video card. Obviously not a very good idea. A small spark was seen, and the PSU automatically shut down itself. I ...
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0answers
822 views

New GPU power supply woes (ASUS GT640 + HP XW4600)

I have a new GPU - ASUS Geforce GT640 - which doesn't require (or have connector) for separate power supply, however when plugged into a HP XW4600 the machine fails to boot - 4 beeps in a cycle. I ...
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2answers
2k views

Boot up troubles, power related - system always stable once booted

I've got a system that's been causing me a lot of trouble over the last few months. Below is a somewhat lengthy saga of my experience with it but it should hopefully provide some thorough problem ...
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2answers
417 views

PSU power cable length, and will my graphics card fit in my case? [closed]

I've decided to build a computer, this will be the first computer that I've built but I've done lots of research and have a list of parts which I will be ordering. I asked for someone to check my ...
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1answer
276 views

GPU running underclocked / under normal speed?

I have tried to overclock my card. Seemingly it worked, and the GPU-z shows the OC speed (see GPU3.png). However, current readings are REALLY far from the normal speed of the GPU. That's what I can't ...
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1answer
227 views

Computer becomes completely unresponsive, screen continues to show last thing on it. (Freezes?)

The problem has only occurred during gaming. The three games I've seen it happen on are osu, Minecraft, and The Sims 3. The games run completely fine, even at highest settings. Without warning, the ...
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1answer
394 views

Power supply wattage math applied to videcards?

Can anyone please explain the math behind power supply wattage calculations? I have a Thermaltake 700W Cable management PSU. It has 4 independent +12V rails max 18A each. I'm trying to calculate, ...
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1answer
100 views

Strange problem with my GPU and PSU

I'm running my CPU Q6600 overclocked at 3GHZ (1.25Vcore) on an Asus P5B Deluxe with a be quiet Dark Power Pro 550W PSU. Recently I bought XFX 6970. And just now I noticed a strange problem. The GPU ...
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2answers
228 views

Possible PSU Issue?

I have a computer that is about 4 years old and has an even older PSU. A few weeks ago, it started behaving strangely. The system seems to be running as normal in most cases- except when I fire up ...
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1answer
51 views

Power Requirements for my setup.

I understand that sometimes there may be a situation where the PSU is way more than required but in this case of mine, I'm not too sure. Sometimes when I play games, my computer will crash and ...
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1answer
2k views

GTX 580 graphics card where do the PSU cables go? [closed]

I currently have 1 pci-e cable plugged into my graphics card but I'm getting 1 long beep and 3 short do I need to plug something into the 8 pin also? My graphics card is a GTX 580 Gainward Good. The ...
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3answers
1k views

Will buying a higher output PSU help make my GPU run cooler?

I have an MSI Radeon HD4350 that tends to get pretty hot. So hot in fact that I've mounted a fan directly under it. The computer I've put in in is an AMD 64 X2 5000+ with the stock 250W power ...