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Windows 7: (HELP!) Upgraded parts of my computer, now it switches off!

30 Jun 2012   #31

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

Okay, so I couldn't complete the RAM test because my computer would freeze in the middle of it.

BUT I did however go to the shops and purchase Antec Formula 6 NANO DIAMOND Thermal Compound and applied some between the CPU and the CPU fan.

Right now as I'm typing, the computer seems fine, I played a few games and nothing is crashing.

I will post back if something happens but I'm hoping this was the solution.

Thanks again to everyone for helping me out!

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01 Jul 2012   #32

Multi-Boot W7_Pro_x64 W8.1_Pro_x64 W10_Pro_x64

That sounds encouraging.

What are the Temperature's after applying the new paste?
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01 Jul 2012   #33

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

Well looking at the previous screen shots I saw that the CPU temperatures were around 50*C but got as high as 70*C

Right now, my computer has been on all day with no problems the current temperature of the CPU is about 30*C and the maximum it reached was 30*C today
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01 Jul 2012   #34

Multi-Boot W7_Pro_x64 W8.1_Pro_x64 W10_Pro_x64

WOW - big difference.
I'm surprised it would shut off at 70C from everything i read about that CPU...
But, those temps are much better !
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14 Jul 2012   #35

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

Alright well it's been about or week or more and still no problems! Didn't want to mark as solved too soon, thanks everyone who helped! The only thing irregular is the blast of wind that comes out of the graphics card fan when I boot up but other than that it's fine!
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15 Jul 2012   #36

Multi-Boot W7_Pro_x64 W8.1_Pro_x64 W10_Pro_x64

Glad to hear it's working well!

I don't think it's irregular for fans to start full blast on boot up.
My fans do the same thing, and i think it's normal for fans to run full speed on start up.
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 (HELP!) Upgraded parts of my computer, now it switches off!

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