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PC restarts when playing heavy games like portal, gta, etc...

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July 12, 2011 7:59:14 AM

Me and my friend have the following specs:
i7 920 2.66
ASUS P6T Motherboard
8gb PNY and Kingston RAM
Zotac 260^2
Coolermaster Sniper Case
more than 3 Tb hard disks

both of us r facing the same problem with games, especially with the big ones.

please help us, because i can no longer take it :( 

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July 12, 2011 8:29:21 AM

power supply? under load graphics card require more watts. makes me wonder if you have enough power reaching them/entire system
July 12, 2011 2:48:39 PM

Jason is write. Check you PSU make sure its good one, meaning a good brand
you should have at least 620 watts.
also check your temps. might be shutting down due to heat.
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July 12, 2011 3:18:34 PM

Grab a copy of HWMonitor and check your CPU and GPU temps.
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July 12, 2011 5:32:59 PM

the PC rebooting or shutting down is a sign of afailing psu. Funny - you mentioned everything in your system config EXCEPT the PSU. :)  i hope it was a typo and how many HDD's are your running as well as the total capacity?