PC restarts when playing heavy games like portal, gta, etc... Tags: Homebuilt Games Systems Last response: July 12, 2011 5:32 PM in Systems Share ozeinab87 July 12, 2011 7:59:14 AM Hello, 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 More about : restarts playing heavy games portal gta jason gran 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 jdamon113 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. Related resources PC Crashes when I play heavy games - Forum My pc reboots when I'm playing games - Forum My Pc Restarts Under Heavy Loads - Forum When will PC games be powerful again? - Forum Heavy Graphics games fps drops - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Hawkeye22 July 12, 2011 3:18:34 PM Grab a copy of HWMonitor and check your CPU and GPU temps. Lutfij a b B Homebuilt system 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? Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: Forum$300 - $400 gaming PC without HDD, monitor, OS, etc ForumTemp. and CoreVoltage Fluctuation, Random Restarts ForumOld pc games worth playing ForumPc freezes after sometime on playing game like GTA IV, FIFA 12.... ForumComputer turns off while playing games ForumPortal 2 Help ForumGood games not obssessed with fighting and violence ForumWizardry 8: Return to portal books? ForumPCI compatibility question ForumWill these parts fit together and work well and is this a good budget gaming rig Forum[Solved] Gaming pc (mostly for racing games) ForumGames crash to desktop at home but not at best buy ForumComputer keeps crashing when I play a game. ForumNew build, would like SSD, HDD software set up advice ForumFreezing and/or shutting down while playing More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !