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He looked like slightly one dinosaur on the instruct. Might want to take a look at the HDD's SMART statistics and see if you have a ton of bad sectors... $hawnMay 23, 2012, 10:19 AM before buying a new HDD, Still don't understand why Windows would do that...It was fine this morning at 8 AM, came back at 10 and that's when the crud hit the fan. If they work, the first glitch probably means it's just a bad USB port.Speaking of USB ports, learn the safest way to unplug your flash drives and external drives.If the problems

Welcome to OCF! If you are still unstable at that point, then what the other posters have said is correct - your problem is most likely caused by another component, and not a dying Forgot your password? -- OVC -- Default Mobile Style All times are GMT -5. My main rig Reply With Quote 09-24-2009,01:24 AM #6 Argonium View Profile View Forum Posts Sushi Join Date Sep 2009 Posts 1 Hi Thaz, I don't know if you can see

Here's some thoughts on a strategy for testing the parts you mention (NOTE: this is not a diagnostic flow chart for ascertaining computer problems, but merely a strategy that could be It caused quite a headache, but that's better than putting a dent in my wallet. All Rights Reserved. Home Forum New Posts FAQ Calendar Community Groups Albums Member List Forum Rules & Guidelines Forum Actions Mark Forums Read Quick Links Today's Posts View Site Leaders Who's Online Reviews News

  • IDK Kremius7 weeks ago i bought a whole new computer and i get no display at all i have an i7 600k with an asus Z170-A as a motherboard obvious7 weeks
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Jul 14, 2006 #11 coldcuttin TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 24 asus a7n8x-e deluxe motherboard geforce 6600gt graphics card 2gb memory Sumvision 500w power supply Jul 14, 2006 #12 nickslick74 Similar Topics Is my monitor dying? Dismiss Notice TechSpot Forums Forums TechSpot Core CPUs and Motherboards Today's Posts Is my cpu dying? This feature is not available right now.

Video Card. RIP Gary Coleman 1968-2010. But this applies to OEM cpu's only (loose chips sold unboxed w/o the heatsink/fan), which you say yours wasn't, so you're probably fine there. Cannot be just thermal paste since CPU gradually climbs up in heat over time.

Make sure the fan on the heat-sink is moving smoothly (3,000 rpm is average +/-.) If the fan and heat-sink are fine, then the thermal compound may be old and dried Language: English (UK) Content location: United Kingdom Restricted Mode: Off History Help Loading... Everytime I use it , it shutdown after several minutes. Do you have any ideas?

Log in with Facebook Log in with Twitter Log in with Google Your name or email address: Do you already have an account? If it was the PSU, high load tasks like gaming etc would crap out first not web browsing. I aint got a clue Mugsy..that's all the info asus probe is giving me..is there another way to check it ? what symptoms are you experiencing ?

Working... In this tab click advanced on the bottom. TechSpot is a registered trademark. Reply With Quote 12-31-2011,04:39 PM #11 KatMan View Profile View Forum Posts Sushi Join Date Dec 2011 Posts 2 Running different than normal:: What about if the cpu load is higher

Now it takes more than a minute, and the cursor does not give me the "loading" hourglass symbol for at least 30 seconds after the icon has been clicked on. This is especially true if all the fans and lights are on but "nobody is home" when the computer is turned on. In Windows (or any other OS), screen freezes after being on for a few minutes. When your computer's CPU is getting older, is used to do functions for which it wasn't intended, or overheats due to poor power flow, it could fail completely.

The remarking and modification of OEM Barton Core 2800+'s into counterfeit 3200+'s was SO prevalent, AMD actually had to change their manufacturing process because of it. You can change this preference below. Sign In Create Account Body Background skin color theme reset What the Tech Search Advanced Search section: Google This topic Forums Members Help Files Downloads Unreplied Topics View New Content

an EXTREMELY common rip-off because it was so easy to do (just solder away two or three traces on the chip).

solved Is my graphics card dying a slow painful death? again but after 5 minutes it automatically shut down and it will appear a blue screen.. How long have you been having this trouble? Motherboard damage?

Jul 14, 2006 #13 TypeX45 TS Rookie Posts: 144 Yeah I am thinking power supply to. I have changed nothing very recently and run it conservatively overall. Advertisement RyanCCS2 months ago @Jerry, I believe this answer can be found at:http://www.tomshardware.com/answers/id-2705379/sin... The scale is from 1 to 10, where 10 is the best and 1 is the worst.

They can also keep a computer from POSTing. You will want to take dmill89's advice and look into a different heatsink/fan combo. I think it is a software issue not a PSU problem. You can also leave the side panel off and try running the computer with a fan blowing into the open case.Click to expand...

Otherwise, it was the motherboard or both. Your cooling will vary this by a degree or two. It is. The Geek Redneck 2,183 views 17:34 Failed Fan Kill: Damaged AVC CPU Fan - Duration: 5:23.

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At this point, the only way to clearly diagnose the CPU/motherboard is to get a working CPU and replace it. Power supply failure symptoms can just be crashes when running games or benchmarks.