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Computer has been randomly restarting/Rebooting in games only lately...

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July 27, 2014 4:57:02 PM

I installed a GTX 760, and shortly after my computer has started to randomly reboot without a warning. Event viewer only tells me the system shut down without warning.
I want to say my PSU is just bad and needs replacing, but the fact is the PC Only reboots randomly in games. If I am not in a game it runs fine.

If it helps, I will link the specific parts I am using that I worry might be the problem, I don't know a lot about PSU amps and wattage's and so on, so if I made a mistake here please let me know.

GPU: http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E1681...
PSU: http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E1681...
CPU: http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E1681...
MOBO: http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E1681...

I have re-installed windows and drivers including GPU drivers to rule out any software type issues.
I have fully ruled out temperature related issues.
I have run memtest to rule out memory issues.
I have run prime95 without any issues.

If anyone has any ideas, I would love to try them. Thank you.
July 27, 2014 7:31:19 PM

Gpu is only 150w and that Rosewill PSU is decent. How about you run prime95 for a few hours and see how she handles that.
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July 27, 2014 7:52:00 PM

Sure, I just started running that. Running the blend mode test I guess, I will let you know what happens in a few hours. Thanks for the suggestion.
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July 27, 2014 8:59:22 PM

I ran it for a while, but everything is going perfectly smooth, not a single issue. If I booted up a game like Divinity: Original Sin however, it would reboot my PC within 5 minutes every time.

http://i.imgur.com/fULCwWH.png
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July 28, 2014 11:13:11 AM

I wish I had another computer, I could try components in that to see what is messed up. I am really starting to think I need to replace the PSU, but is it possible only demanding games would cause a reset?
If the PSU was failing I would assume it would reset pretty much regardless, but I thought it has more than enough power for this build, I am confused.
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July 28, 2014 6:33:18 PM

I am getting desperate, if anyone has any ideas please share. It just did it again when alt tabbing, and I am pretty sure it killed the HDD that I replaced, it won't be long till it does the same to this one.
Is it safe to way it's the PSU? I don't understand why it is doing this.
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July 29, 2014 5:41:37 PM

Well I'll figure it out eventually I suppose, I will start with getting a new PSU and see if that fixes it.
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July 29, 2014 7:23:46 PM

Well prime95 pretty much rules out the cpu and ram as the cause. Its really looking like the gpu or psu.

How many pcie power connectors on your GPU? I was just thinking if it only has 1 then its getting the other 75w thru the pcie slot which means it could be the motherbd too.
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July 29, 2014 9:34:12 PM

Two, and the PSU is powering it fully.
I'm down to the PSU or GPU but I dunno how to tell which one it is. I don't have another computer to swap parts around.
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August 5, 2014 10:23:54 PM

I am still tearing my hair out at this.

I was running prime 95 and furmark, pushing it as hard as I could to get it to reboot, but it won't.
I try and play world of tanks, reboots within 5 minutes EVERY TIME.

I recently updated my Bios too, issue persists
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August 5, 2014 10:45:00 PM

So far only two games cause this problem without fail. Divinity Original Sin and World of Tanks.

Please, I am at wits end, if ANYONE out there knows anything that can cause reboots with these games let me know. Thank you! <3
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August 5, 2014 11:05:19 PM

I give up. Taking it to a repair shop on Friday.
Thanks.
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