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Old 07-21-2007, 05:41 AM   #21
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Default Re: How much PC Knowledge to you have? I need help.

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Im doubtful its heat related because I have this http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16835118119 on my CPU and the same thing but a GPU one on my video card. And third when I play games for awhile I take my side panel which is facing the inside of my room so there is plenty of airflow.

Famous last words. "It's not heat related..."
At the risk of catching some grief here's a build I did that shows how important airflow is. Page 3 has the math part.

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Old 07-21-2007, 08:45 AM   #22
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Check your BIOS, i had the same problem and when i looked in the BIOS i found there was a automatic shut off temerature set, in most BIOS this can be disabled very easily, it's worth a look

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