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Computer restarting when playing video games

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September 3, 2012 6:22:19 PM

I built this computer about 6 months ago. Everything runs fine I can surf the internet, listen to music, watch videos with no issues and it is left on almost 24 hours a day. There are no issues until I try to play a game then it will either restart immediately after launching the game of within 1 minute of playing time. The only time it works without issues is when i reset the CMOS. I don't think it is a overheating issue because I ran speedfan and nothing was running hot



ASUS Maximus IV Gene-Z/GEN3 LGA 1155
GIGABYTE GV-N560UD-1G GeForce GTX 560 Ti
CORSAIR HX Series HX750 750W ATX12V 2.3 / EPS12V 2.91
Intel Core i5-2500K
CORSAIR Vengeance 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600


September 4, 2012 2:46:07 PM

I had a similar problem and it turned out to be a bad power supply. Perhaps you can swap yours out with a friend's and see if that fixes it.
Best of luck.
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