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Please help me out with this restarting problem!!PLEASE!

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June 22, 2012 9:43:53 AM

Hello. I've been having this problem 2 days already. I changed my MotherBoard and CPU only. Installed Asus PK5C MotherBoard with Core 2 Duo E8200... I left everything else intact. The Graphics Card is the same - Pretty Old - Nvidia Geforce 6600 and RAMs too. One is 512 MB and the other stick is 1 GB. I connected everything well, reinstalled windows XP and it worked for 30 mins probably. Then it started automatically restarting... And it does even now. I tried ALMOST ABSOLUTELY EVERYTHING I could do.

I had the Power Supply 350W. But I changed it and installed another 350W supply. Still the Same.

I've tried every combination with RAMs. --------- Still the same

Nothing works... It just restarts randomly. I don't even know what to do. And the previous motherboard and cpu I had, worked fine ( 3.0 ghz intep pentium and 775xfire-VSTA ) .

Had antivirus nothing, removed, still the same...

I'm so confused I don't even know what to do.

My only hope in this thing goes to you goes. You gotta help me out. I've searched everything in the net but nothing helps.



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a c 128 V Motherboard
June 22, 2012 11:50:00 AM

man, your temperatures are through the roof. You need to get some case fans going, along with a better cpu cooler, pronto! That's the source of your problems, thermal overload.
a b V Motherboard
June 22, 2012 1:39:15 PM

Looks to me that your heat sink on you CPU is not installed correctly or came loose.
June 22, 2012 3:09:47 PM

Hey guys. Thank you for ur replies.

I just tested Everest and it shows something like this:


everything seems to be alright. just the speedfan is exaggerating...

I may even kill the HDD with this temperature. 49C for Samsung is a bit too much