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I have just installed a Thermaltake TR2 RX PSU and the PC shuts down in roughly 2 minutes, regardless of boot media. HDD (windows shuts down) bootable cd rom. Other info is the PC was recently transported as luggage on an aircraft

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Send the unit back and get another power supply. These units are known to not be able to keep up with the load. Here is something I found discussing them:

I already had mine replace by Thermaltake (that was nice of them) but here we go again... I have to send this replacement unit because (same as the first) it shuts down/reboots whitout any warning. it has lots of connectors, but what good are they if it can't keep up. the first unit also was overheating way too much, I have to say that the replacement does not overheat, its actually cool (when it works) but I can't recommend this unit... too many reboots, without any explanation of something wrong.

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Posted on May 07, 2008

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