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Windows 7: i7-4790k keeps rebooting

17 Oct 2014   #1
blueyedsamurai

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 
i7-4790k keeps rebooting

I recently purchased a new i7-4790k, I had a msi g45 gaming MB which didnt support it so I had to update the bios. Once I did that it worked and I was using it fine for about a day. It recently shut off and then it started to constantly reboot.

It wont post it just boots for a second and then constantly reboots. I took it out and replaced the thermal paste thinking it was overheating but that had no effect.

I've got a 550W PSU so I'm not sure if it needs more power as I'm running a gtx 660 with 16GB of ram, 3 HDDs and a aftermarket cooler which uses 2 fans.


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17 Oct 2014   #2
Ijas619

Windows 7 ultimate x64
 
 

did you mean your computer is restarting...?
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17 Oct 2014   #3
blueyedsamurai

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

I managed to fix it. Reset the cmos and its working again.
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