Windows 7 forum

Question

Unexpexted shut down of PC

I have just replaced my motherboard, memory, CPU, HHD, ,GPU and now my pc shuts down as if there was a power loss. To get it back on I must switch off the power supply (on back of PSU) and unplug it for 15 seconds or so and then power up. I am then prompted to start windows normally of in safe mode. Then it starts and runs normally. This only seems to happen when I am running 2 monitors (one DVI and the other HDMI) and most frequently when online. Ran Benchmark 3D with out issue, temp got up to 68c.

System specs.
PSU: Thermaltake TR2 600 W
MB: Gigabyte GA-990FXA-UD3
CPU: AMD FX6300 3.5GHz
RAM: Ballistix DDR3 1600 8Gb
HHD: Seagate 1TB 7200 RPM
GPU: Asus Radeon R7 250X 1Gb

Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Discussion is locked
You are posting a reply to: Unexpexted shut down of PC
The posting of advertisements, profanity, or personal attacks is prohibited. Please refer to our CNET Forums policies for details. All submitted content is subject to our Terms of Use.
Track this discussion and email me when there are updates

If you're asking for technical help, please be sure to include all your system info, including operating system, model number, and any other specifics related to the problem. Also please exercise your best judgment when posting in the forums--revealing personal information such as your e-mail address, telephone number, and address is not recommended.

You are reporting the following post: Unexpexted shut down of PC
This post has been flagged and will be reviewed by our staff. Thank you for helping us maintain CNET's great community.
Sorry, there was a problem flagging this post. Please try again now or at a later time.
If you believe this post is offensive or violates the CNET Forums' Usage policies, you can report it below (this will not automatically remove the post). Once reported, our moderators will be notified and the post will be reviewed.

All Answers

Collapse -
Answer
I'd look at the system event log.

In reply to: Unexpexted shut down of PC

It sounds like a video driver problem, but look at the cryptic system event log for further clues.

Collapse -
Tried reloading drivers

In reply to: I'd look at the system event log.

Thanks for replying. I have tried updating drivers, did not help. removed drivers to reload from disc (which caused me to lose keyboard and mouse functions in windows not in bios) Replaced HHD and started all over. Event log before new HHD and after shows Event ID 41 Power-Kernel, and since the new HHD 10010/10011 DriverFrameWorks-UserMode.

Collapse -
Too close to call.

In reply to: Tried reloading drivers

Collapse -
Answer
Why did the maker use THAT PSU?

In reply to: Unexpexted shut down of PC

Collapse -
Answer
quick question

In reply to: Unexpexted shut down of PC

did you reinstall the operating system or use the old install before replacing drive. when you replaced the drive, did you use a clone/image.

Collapse -
Quick Question Reply

In reply to: quick question

Fresh load of 7 from disk then drivers. What are you thinking?

Popular Forums

icon
Computer Newbies 10,686 discussions
icon
Computer Help 54,365 discussions
icon
Laptops 21,181 discussions
icon
Networking & Wireless 16,313 discussions
icon
Phones 17,137 discussions
icon
Security 31,287 discussions
icon
TVs & Home Theaters 22,101 discussions
icon
Windows 7 8,164 discussions
icon
Windows 10 2,657 discussions

DEALS, DEALS, DEALS!

Best Black Friday Deals

CNET editors are busy culling the list and highlighting what we think are the best deals out there this holiday season.