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Pc crashing , no idea what is causing it

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July 27, 2013 8:00:43 AM

Hi, while playing games (any games from age of empires to borderlands 2) my pc would crash , screens would go black their leds would go from green to orange (one of them ) and the other would flash its led , this would come with a sound loop of whatever was happening in the game, if i were to restart the pc id get a 5 beep sound error.

i tried everything , thought it was the ram did a memtest on them 3 passes no errors, reinstaled the vga card's drivers updated them, also reseated both gpu and ram , did furmark to see if gpu would crash got nothing , ran prime95 to see if cpu would crash got nothing, ran occt all 3 tests (cpu gpu and power suplu) got nothing, tested video memory got 3 passes with no errors.Scanned hdd with hd tune apart from a warning at Reallocated Sector count and an Interface CRC ERROR COUNT attention i got nothing.
Specs
CPU Amd Phenom 2 965 BE running stock freq and with stock cooler
MOBO Asrock 970 extreme 3 no bios update
GPU Sapphire hd 7850 2gb stock freq
RAM Corsair vengeance 2x4gb 1600 cl9 stock freq
PSU Sirtec High Power Element Smart 750w (bought it 1 week ago)
Case CM Haf X
Temps are normal im getting a 34 C in idle and in load somewhere between 48-54 C and the gpu hits maximum 62 (by full load i mean in games since in benchmarks cpu would go to 68+ )
Would also mention that the crashes seem random it can take 20 mins for it to crash it could take 2 hours or rarely it doest crash at all.
Also excuse the english not my native tongue.

Any ideas?

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July 27, 2013 8:11:50 AM

Did this start happening after the new PSU?
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July 27, 2013 8:16:51 AM

SR-71 Blackbird said:
Did this start happening after the new PSU?


It did , could it be that i got a pre fried psu?
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July 27, 2013 8:20:21 AM

That isn't a very good unit.

Look for: XFX \SEASONIC \ Antec \ Corsair not CX Series \ PC POWER
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July 27, 2013 8:38:11 AM

SR-71 Blackbird said:
That isn't a very good unit.

Look for: XFX \SEASONIC \ Antec \ Corsair not CX Series \ PC POWER


il try and replace it but any way to be sure it's the psu acting up?
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July 27, 2013 8:50:25 AM

Seems like it might be based on when the problem started \ when PSU was replaced.
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July 27, 2013 9:12:04 AM

SR-71 Blackbird said:
Seems like it might be based on when the problem started \ when PSU was replaced.


il just put in the old psu and see if it does anything if not gonna return the psu and go for one of the brands you suggested
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