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Randomly shuts off

There doesn't seem to be any one thing that makes it shut off. I can be doing something, or I can be doing nothing & it'll just die as if I'd pulled the power cord. Any suggestions?

I'm running Windows Vista 32 bit, AMD 64x2 5600 processor, Geforce 8600 GTS video card, 2 GB RAM, a 400w power supply, and my temp according to Core Temp is usually between 30c-50c.

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  • Oniphire May 15, 2008

    Forgot to add that I have updated my BIOS & drivers.

  • Anonymous Sep 05, 2008

    Same Problem. I'll send it back...

  • troy-evans Sep 30, 2008

    SAME MOBO RAN 6 MONTHS WITH XP PRO. NOW SHUTS OFF AFTER 6 BARS ON STARTUP EVERY TIME. BOOTS IN SAFE MODE AND RUN FINE. TRIED REPAIR INSTALL AND IT NOW SHUTS OFF AT 39 MINUTES BEFORE PROGRESS BAR APPEARS.

  • Anonymous Dec 03, 2008

    I have the same issue with 5600+ perhaps it cant handle the 89w processors

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I am having the same problem along with many others, seems to me that this board is a waste of time. PC repair tells me that it is due to the "system timer" how this is fixed, I dont know yet.
Checking for bios drivers at the manufactures web site at this time, will let you know how it turns out. sorry cant b more help

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