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Old May 28, 2011, 03:30 PM
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ok going to point out one other thing here
if everything else you've changed and it still has a problem crashing
you're only down to a couple things

hard-drive (or software messed up on it)

if it was an overheating problem you would be able to replicate it
as in play a game for x-amount of time and it would crash , give or take a few minutes
but it would happen. fairly consistently.

from what you are saying, is its fairly random

now what you are describing has happened to me and several friends of mine.
everyone of us finally switched our motherboards out and all our problems went away
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Old May 28, 2011, 03:47 PM
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I dought it's the software, the OS is 2008r2 and the only softwares I have is SCVMM, I also have hyper-v enable and it's only in VM that I use W7 and mainly only IE , the VM don't crash, this computer is use only to make test and control my others hosts clustered

My feeling is like this, for now the PSU is little warm, but sometime it get very hot, this PSU have 2 rails, what if for a reason one fail time to time leaving only 1 rail working, and that may be push the PSU to overload on that rail and collapse, that can be a bad soldering. As I said I will receive a new PSU monday, I will put this Seasonic in another build for a wild to see what happen, I'm not the kind of guy to RMA something without be 100% sure it's the problem, it's to easy to just swap part and RMA them.
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Old May 28, 2011, 04:04 PM
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you could pick up a multimiter and check the voltages yourself.

360 watts,probably at the wall with that gpu. more realistically like 300.
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Old May 28, 2011, 08:23 PM
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I have a XFX 850 watts black edition, which is a Seasonic-built, and it's a variant of your PSU, but with single-rail...
This thing is really quiet, running cool and all.

Maybe yours is defective...shouldn't be running warm with your system load...
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Old May 29, 2011, 06:34 AM
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Hi guy, this morning I remeber that I read something that we have to increase the volts when using 6 sticks , so I post a question in RAm section about it , this is not a double post, as I really thjing this PSU is too hot, but I'm not sure it's the PSU that cause the crash

Do I need to increase the voltage
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