View Full Version : My PC keeps cutting ou

02-07-2011, 12:22 PM
Hi GUys

I have a self built machine.
I leave it one 24/7
Every few weeks or so I wake up and its not on.
So I reboot and its all OK.

But today it has turned off suddenly while I am using it several times.

It just turns off really quick, so warnings, nothing.

Would you suspect the power supply or the mother board or the video card ?

The only thing I can thik of to try at the moment is to remove the video card.

02-07-2011, 12:29 PM
Possible overheating?

Is it full of dust bunnies?

02-07-2011, 12:55 PM
Is the title supposed to be some sort of joke?

02-07-2011, 01:49 PM
Possible overheating?

Is it full of dust bunnies?


02-07-2011, 03:03 PM
What's the PSU? It could be overloaded\overheating

02-07-2011, 03:12 PM
psu not good enough for the gpu? are you using large amounts of 3d rendering ie games, animations etc etc. Or +1 for dust.

Specs please.

02-07-2011, 03:28 PM
No the heading is some sort of typo!

(I wish forum would let you edit the titles)

(Perhaps my machine crapped out just when I was typing the last "t" he he

I don't do any sort of gaming or high cpu intensive activity.

Could be dust - will go and get some compressed air.