1 Seagate Barracuda 7200.7 ST380011A, 80 GB, 7,200rpm, 2048K cache,
ATA-100, Fluid Bearing Hard Disk
1 Sony MPF920S, 1.44MB, Internal, Floppy Disk Drive
When I first put it all together it used to randomly reboot all the time.
e.g. during the windows install.
I did lots of fresh windows installs to try and see if it would go away.
Eventually I had the motherboard replaced.
After installing the new motherboard I did a fresh windows install without
Currently the PC will still reboot at random but normally when I am not
For example. I can capture 1 hour of video without reboot. Write 4 gig to a
DVD disk without reboot.
It tends to reboot more often when I'm not actually running any program. e.e
if I leave the PC over night (even with standby tuened off)
It will also reboot if I try and put it in standby mode.
Testing I have done.
Tested the memory using memtest-86, both as 1 Gig and with only on DIMM in -
not error, reboot problem doesn't go away with either 512 meg DIM in.
Tested disk drives using seagate tools.
I took the video card back to supplier and they say it tested ok.
Used SpeedFan to check CPU temp
I have installed all the latest drivers.
From Gigabytes EasyTune 5 I have the following:
CPU FSB 200 Voltage 1.38
Memory Freq 400 Voltage 2.6
Cpu Temperature 32 deg C
I'm about to send the Video card back for replace as I have run out of
Archived from groups: alt.comp.periphs.mainboard.gigabyte (More info?)
Random reboots are more often than not memory or power supply probs.Id
stick my neck on the line and say your power supply needs to be
uprated. At least 450w -as your runing three hard drives-from a good
manufacturer-Tagan, Enermax,ocz etc