Windows 7 Forums
Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.


Windows 7: Computer 'restart' when playing games on high graphics.

23 May 2013   #11
Faladu

Windows 7 Ultimate Retail Box (64-bit installed) + Service Pack 1
 
 

PSU's wise, you don't exactly go CHEAP on those....

Newegg.com - Computer Hardware, Power Supplies, Power Supplies, 701W - 800W

Read the ratings, best to go with one that has a lot of them, but you decide. :)

I'd go with:
CORSAIR HX Series HX750 750W ATX12V 2.3 / EPS12V 2.91 SLI Ready CrossFire Ready 80 PLUS GOLD Certified Modular Active PFC Power Supply - Newegg.com


I realized I have the TX850, was angry at first, I paid $179 local for mine 3 years ago, I think

It's a critical part that COULD harm the rest, you don't want generic garbage, you wouldn't put a pinto engine in a corvette, right?

WOW 7 year warranty on a PSU, that is way more than expected. :)


My System SpecsSystem Spec
.
23 May 2013   #12
Mocking

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
 
 

Okay, thanks so much for the help guys! I'll try getting a new power supply unit today and see if it fixes the problem. Read the reviews and liking the Corsair. :)
My System SpecsSystem Spec
23 May 2013   #13
paulpicks21

Windows 7 Professional 64 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Mocking View Post
Okay, thanks so much for the help guys! I'll try getting a new power supply unit today and see if it fixes the problem.
I am pretty sure it will cure it, just stick with a decent branded PSU and you will be fine. If you don't plan to add another GPU then you will be fine with a high quality 650watt one.

The cheap ones are real bad, half the time they cannot sustain the rated power or even get close to it.

As I said before, Corsair, Seasonic or Antec are all well respected brands and you won't go wrong with any of them.

Let us know how it goes.

Paul.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
.

23 May 2013   #14
dwarfer66

 

I've had a Corsair hx520 for 4 years now in 2 builds and has NEVER given me any problems.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
23 May 2013   #15
dwarfer66

 

I have a Gigabyte Z77MX-D3H
My System SpecsSystem Spec
24 May 2013   #16
Mocking

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
 
 

After 5 months of trying, hopefully this fixes it. I checked walmart and radioshack and they do not carry PSU's (i feel rather stupid for trying). I bought the exact corsair PSU off newegg.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
24 May 2013   #17
sfw1960

Win7Pro x64
 
 
Ain't the first time to that rodeo.....

That should do it for you.
I have an old Vantec 620A that has got to be 4-6 years old, old as dirt - and it's still chugging along fine and as long as I don't put more than 5 HDDs on it I can O/C my 3 cored X3 455 OK. I paid $120 for that PSU that long ago - and it's only 520W continuous and it's still quiet. Money well spent is the power brick that makes or breaks your machines main stability factor.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
Reply

 Computer 'restart' when playing games on high graphics.




Thread Tools




Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
Computer Restart when playing games on normal mode
Ok so everything is in the zip. It is a restart so I do not know what exactly to call it, but it doesn't generate a dump file at all even though it is set to create one and everything had worked fine but it started restarting as of this month. file is an attachment
BSOD Help and Support
PC auto restart when playing high-end games (No BSOD)
Hi all, I have recently upgraded my GPU from AMD HD 7750 to NVIDIA Geforce GTX 750 Ti (with dual fans). I tend to face issue when playing higher end games. The game starts out fine usually but then auto restart after a while. Sometimes, there is no signal to my monitor instead. Before, I...
Graphic Cards
BSOD playing high graphics games.
Hi! I have been getting BSOD's when i play games. I have tried a bunch of things some of them worked for a day and then i start getting BSOD's again. Its not creating .dmp files. It only happens in more graphically demanding games such as League of Legends, Team Fortress 2 ( even though they...
BSOD Help and Support
BSOD no Errors or blue screen - Playing High End Graphics games
Posted on Tom's Hardware : Hardware News, Tests and Reviews Also. Event viewer: ID 41 Kernel Power Error: CUSTOM_ERROR A third party driver was identified as the probable root cause of this system error. No blue screen - just a blank screen Hi there, I tried to fix this issue i have...
BSOD Help and Support
BSOD when playing games requiring high graphics
Hello, I'm in need of some help. My laptop keeps showing BSOD with error BC Code 116. When I checked the cause of the blue screen was BC Code 117. Can someone please help me to solve this problem. One day, my laptop had a windows corrupted error and was unable to boot. I sent it to a trusted...
BSOD Help and Support


Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 10:48.
Twitter Facebook Google+