Is this a power supply problem?

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  1. WannaZO6

    WannaZO6 There are 10 types of people in the world, the one

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    I keep getting random restarts. It flashes a blue screen of death for a half second then restarts. Here are my system specs.

    300W Antec Power Supply
    Athlon 64 3000+
    512 PC2700 DDR
    GeForce FX 5700 Ultra
    NEC DVD Burner
    Pioneer DVD Drive
    80 gig boot drive
    120 gig data drive
    3 case fans
    Floppy

    Nothing is overclocked. I'm looking at a 400W or 500W on newegg now.
     
  2. CyberBullets

    CyberBullets I reach to the sky, and call out your name. If I c

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    yes.

    i'd go atleast 450 with that
     
  3. WannaZO6

    WannaZO6 There are 10 types of people in the world, the one

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  4. pharcyde183

    pharcyde183 Nissan by nature

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    looks like a nice power supply. I ordered a 550watt antec truepower with my new PC in anticipation lol.


    Antec has always been good to me. I ran my old PC off a 300 with no problems and it had a lot of crap in it!
     
  5. deuceforty

    deuceforty between rupture and rapture

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    when it starts back up does it say a device driver caused it?
     
  6. cmsurfer

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    Before you go out and spend money on it, right click on My Computer -> Properties -> Advanced -> Startup and Recovery. Make sure the box under the system failure section that says "automatically restart" is UN-chekced. That should let you see what the blue sceeen says and you can go to the Microsoft Knowledge Base and look it up and go from there.



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  7. Mark

    Mark Diesel Junkie

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    i cont think that it is a power supply problem cuz if it was the power supply would prolly crowbar. When this happened to me, i just made sure all the connectors were pushed in all the way. then magically, it stopped. Another good idea would be to update your BIOS.

    A higher wattage PW supply never hurts tho.

    Listen to me, i'm A+ and CCNA. :-D
     

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