Intel Q6850 and Evga 680i sli - pc keeps restarting after an 1 . 2 hours...

my computer restarts automatically after an hour or two every time..
when i log into event viewer it shows that it was a critical error

kernal-power was the source and event i'd is 41
+ System

- Provider

[ Name] Microsoft-Windows-Kernel-Power
[ Guid] {331C3B3A-2005-44C2-AC5E-77220C37D6B4}

EventID 41

Version 2

Level 1

Task 63

Opcode 0

Keywords 0x8000000000000002

- TimeCreated

[ SystemTime] 2012-01-07T23:01:28.335600000Z

EventRecordID 34058


- Execution

[ ProcessID] 4
[ ThreadID] 8

Channel System

Computer z-PC

- Security

[ UserID] S-1-5-18

- EventData

BugcheckCode 0
BugcheckParameter1 0x0
BugcheckParameter2 0x0
BugcheckParameter3 0x0
BugcheckParameter4 0x0
SleepInProgress false
PowerButtonTimestamp 129704507427232000

the system has rebooted without cleanly shutting down first . this error could be if the system stopped responding ,crashed or lost power unexpectedly..

i dont know why this ive upgrded my cpu cooler from arctic freezer 7 to corsair hydro h40

even changed ram ubut still same..

but still same..
cant be power supply as i have a coolermaster 1000w

ive run CCT ..done it on cpu and psu - its saying no errors found...

graphic card is a simple one..changed graphic cards but still any help would be much appreciated..

by the way i am running windows 7 64 bit .
500gb hard drive western digital
4 gb dominator ram
cpu - intel core2extreme q6850
evga 680i sli motherboard
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  1. Perhaps you are overheating still. Have you checked your temperatures?

    It can still be the PSU, if the PSU is old or going out it doesn't matter how much wattage it has, it can still not give up enough juice.
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