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PSU Issue.

B14cKs0LB14cKs0L Member UncommonPosts: 149
I was playing a game the other night when out of the blue my PC shut off. I had to unplug the power for 20 sec to get it to turn back on. When running OCCT everything passes but the voltage test. As soon as I hit the voltage test it shuts down in less then a sec.

Just order a new PSU?


  • VrikaVrika Member LegendaryPosts: 7,422
    That sounds like PSU not giving enough power when both your CPU and your GPU reach 100% usage. 

    If you want you could also try to decrease the amount of power your GPU is allowed to draw and checking if that would help.
  • QuizzicalQuizzical Member LegendaryPosts: 24,554
    What power supply do you have, anyway, and what other hardware?
  • RidelynnRidelynn Member EpicPosts: 7,356
    It does sound like the built-in overpower protection on the PSU.

    Some motherboards also have similar protection (Anti-surge or some such) that I've seen trigger similar behavior as well. That you can usually turn off in the BIOS.

    What Quiz asks is important.

    It could be a lot of things.

    Anything overclocked? That will definitely increase the amount of power needed.
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