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My computer is shutting itself down and I don't know why.

So recently my desktop computer has been shutting itself down completely and instantly with no warning and no blue screen. This is only happening when I am playing certain games. For example I can play Overwatch with no problem with one exception. I have played WoW with no problem with one exception as well. Recently though I started playing the game Tales of Berseria and my computer has shut down multiple times while playing it. I mention the games since this started happening with this game constantly. Today I ran multiple stress test thinking it could possibly be an overheating problem or a PSU problem. I also have been logging my core temp. with the program core temp. I used the Unigine Vally benchmark to test the GPU and Prime95 to test heat and power usage. For the prime 95 I ran an In-place FFTs which says it puts strain on the power supply and ran it for 30 minutes with no problems. The temperatures during this sat around 60 degrees C. I then tried the game with the log still running and in 10 minutes my computer shut off. The logs showed my temperature was sitting at around 60 degrees C when it shut down. I am unsure what the problem could be that causes it to only crash on certain games for the most part.

My Computer specs are
Motherboard:
MS-7681
Cpu:
Intel i5 2500K
Graphics:
Nvidia GeForce GTX 780
Power:
Corsair HX 750
Ram:
Cosair Vengance 8GB 1600MHz
OS:
Windows 10 64-bit

Post was last edited on September 20, 2018 6:09 PM PDT

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have latest Direct X installed?

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However, immediate shutdown usually indicates a hardware problem. 60C is 140F which most prefer to have as a setting in their BIOS for a temp protection setting. If you want it to run hotter, check there for that setting.

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Shuts down

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If your over clocking anything bring it back to stock speed and test.

Remove the side panel and test.

Remove the gpu and plug the monitor into the mobo and test.

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