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Reboot and Select proper Boot device sometimes pops up

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January 22, 2012 10:19:03 PM

That's what I get sometimes when I start my computer up, it does this and all I have to do is reboot and it starts right up no problem. How can I fix this? It is very annoying.

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January 22, 2012 10:23:36 PM

What are your system specifications?
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January 22, 2012 10:30:22 PM

Rosewill RCR-IC001 40-in-1 USB 2.0 3.5" ... Item #: N82E16820223103

APEX TX-381-C Black Steel Micro ATX Tower ... Item #: N82E16811154094

ASUS DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS Black ... Item #: N82E16827135204

Seagate Barracuda ST1000DM003 1TB 7200 RPM ... Item #: N82E16822148840

AMD Athlon II X3 455 Rana 3.3GHz Socket AM3 95W ... Item #: N82E16819103911

APEX AL-D500EXP 500W ATX12V Power Supply Item #: N82E16817154026

GIGABYTE GV-N430OC-1GL GeForce GT 430 ... Item #: N82E16814125346

BIOSTAR A780L3B AM3 AMD 760G Micro ATX AMD ... Item #: N82E16813138329

The ram is a kit of 8 gig ddr3 1600 Kingston KHX1600C9D3K2/8GX


I am fairly new at this I made the computer myself
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January 22, 2012 11:03:48 PM

I have an old computer that kind of does this when I boot it up in the morning after it's been off for over 10+ hours. It's almost like the system needs to warm up or something. I think it might be my PSU but I haven't gotten around to changing it.
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January 23, 2012 12:27:42 AM

Is my PSU any good?
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January 23, 2012 12:42:13 AM

I don't place much faith in APEX as a PSU provider. If you are planning to get a new PSU, try something like this:

SeaSonic S12II 520 Bronze 520W ATX12V V2.3 / EPS 12V V2.91 80 PLUS BRONZE Certified Active PFC Power Supply $59.99
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

For my system, I'm not completely sure if it's the PSU, the mobo, or even the hard drive itself. I would usually start to narrow down the problem by replacing the PSU first. In case the PSU is not the problem, you will still have a reliable PSU for future builds.
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January 23, 2012 12:52:04 AM

I mean it happens 20% of the time, I though it was the boot priority but even messing with that it still happens. In the future when I decide to update my build I will add that onto the list I suppose.
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January 23, 2012 12:52:15 AM

Best answer selected by smokexz.
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January 23, 2012 1:39:04 AM

Just to be sure, have you checked your mobo for bad capacitors? Sometimes bad caps can also lead to strange symptoms like this.
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January 23, 2012 8:12:31 AM

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