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PowerSupply? Motherboard?

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November 13, 2012 1:19:12 AM

I currently have this PC:

Windows 7 Ultimate Edition
Motherboad : Asus M5A97 5.1 HD Audio
PowerSupply : 750Watt
CPU: AMD FX-8150 (8 core 3.6GHz)
Ram: 12 GB 1600Ghz (Gaming ram)
VideoCard: GTX 580 1.5GB PNY
CPU WaterCooling Heatsink
1.5Tb HDD 7200 RPM
256GB SSD 6GB/S
Case: http://benchmarkreviews.com/index. [...] &Itemid=61

A couple of months ago I had a Phenom II Quad Core 3.4Ghz, I was able to game, listen to music, check videos etc. I recently changed my Phenom II to a Eight Core 3.8ghz, at this moment, when I enter a game, for example, Crysis 2 (max video setting), at the beginning my hard-drive would make weird noises & my game would freeze. Sometimes, my pc would shut down, so I bought a SSD thinking that was the problem, reinstalled windows, my game, etc. The results.. no luck, still shutting down. Could my Powersupply be the problem? Or even my motherboard?

PLEASE HELP!!
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November 13, 2012 3:29:17 AM

Which 750W do you have?
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November 13, 2012 11:56:44 AM

750 Kentec
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a b B Homebuilt system
November 13, 2012 4:47:50 PM

I'm assuming Kentec is not a very good brand. Make sure the temperatures in your computer are not heating up too much.

Are you sure the HDD is making the clicking noise?
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