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Diablotek Power Supply... My problem?

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February 6, 2012 12:32:06 AM

Over the past few weeks, I've noticed my computer cutting off at random times. Until now I thought I was just inadvertently unplugging the power strip that (shouldn't be but) is located next to my feet. About an hour ago, it cut off in the middle of a game match, my feet propped up away from the power strip--checking the event log, apparently it's been turning off while I've been away.
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So to my question:
My power supply is something like a Diablotek PSDA600 DA Series 600W Power Supply; it was bought with a barebones kit in a good deal. With my system specs that follow, what's the chance that this PSU is my issue? How quickly should I get a new one, if so?

I don't have a UPS.
Core i5-2500k 3.30 GHz OC'd to 4.0 on stock cooler
Sparkle GeForce GTX 460 1GB, stock speed
Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z68MA-D2H-B3 rev. 1.0
RAM: 2 x 4GB Corsair CMZ4GX3M1A1600C9 (for 8GB DDR3)
C Drive: Intel SSDSA2M080G2GC (Solid State Disk, 80GB)
Other HDDs include a 5200 RPM terabyte disk and a 7200 rpm 580 gb disk.
My resolution is 1920x1200, but beyond that I think the hardware is irrelevant?

If you need more information, do ask. I want to know if there's much risk of this PSU dying and taking my GPU and components with it...


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a b ) Power supply
February 6, 2012 12:38:19 AM

Its absolutely your psu. Diablotek is a terrible brand. What is your budget for a new psu?
February 6, 2012 12:42:32 AM

$60 to $80ish--if that's enough?
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February 6, 2012 12:43:36 AM

Yep should be your PSU. That brand is crap. When looking at them these are the ones I look at. Corsair, OCZ, XFX, PC Power and Cooling, Antec and SeaSonic (they are in no specific order).
I hope it didn't take any parts with it.
February 6, 2012 12:53:45 AM

It hasn't completely died quite yet.

Also, I see some good PSUs for 90. I might be able to do that, if it gives peace of mind.
February 6, 2012 1:10:56 AM

Okay, thanks!
I think I'll go with the modular one because its ratings seem more favorable.
a b ) Power supply
February 6, 2012 10:38:56 AM

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