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Monitor and mouse shut off.....

When i turn my gx270 on, everything works fine, for like 1 minute, then my monitor would go on standby (orange light) and my mouse shuts off, so i restart it and same thing. but onetime it will shut off in a minute, next time it wont even turn on, i cant do anything on it cause i dont have time to, its broken.. checked ram, videocard, its not windows. Power supply, or motherboard????

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Call Dell for support. Looks like something in motherboard detects something (like temperature) then shut down your system.
Probably only need cleaning up inside.

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