Random computer restarts

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blue-matrix
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Hey my problem is that I when i'm on a website doesn't matter if it's IE, Firefox or Google Chrome it sometimes hangs for a long time then screen has a messed up look then restarts. Sometimes it can clear itself up and not restart but when it does restart I have to turn off the comp then turn back on b/c the restart just hangs as well. Now I've tried doing a firmware update but doesn't work, the update won't change to the new firmware. My boot up drive is an ssd Corsair Force 60gig, my motherboard is Asus M4A89GTD PRO, 6950 vid card

OS Name Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate
Processor AMD Phenom(tm) II X6 1090T Processor, 3200 Mhz, 6 Core(s), 6 Logical Processor(s)
BIOS Version/Date American Megatrends Inc. 2301, 18/07/2011
Total Physical Memory 8.00 GB

Razear
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Sounds like a video card driver issue to me. Do you have the latest version installed?

blue-matrix
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yes and this was happening before i put my video card in the system, i was using the onboard video and this was happening then too.

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Do you have anything overclocked?

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Are you getting any blue screen messages?

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This could also be a "brown-out" issue due to a failing power supply, a crappy power supply (no offense, crappy stuff is out there so I have to ask), or a PSU that is being drawn upon beyond what it is capable of.

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It does sound like it could be a PSU issue. What are your full system specs? Is anything relatively old? Another thing you can do is check event viewer logs. There could possibly be something showing up there if you look for the time these crashes have taken place.

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blue-matrix
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well i'm using corsair AX850 so it can handle everything that's plugged in and no i'm not getting any blue screen messaged just scrambled screen and then restarts and no nothing is overclocked.

1090T 6 core
windows ultimate 64bit
6950HD asus vid card
corsair force 60gig ssd using as boot drive
250gig seagate hard drive
2T seagate barracuda hard drive
8gig XMS 1600 corsair memory
AX850 psu

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Have you used a RAM diagnostic tool such as Memtest to ensure you don't have faulty RAM?

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make sure all parts are firmly pressed in place!

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Disable hardware acceleration in Adobe Flash Player.

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blue-matrix
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marijanovic wrote:Disable hardware acceleration in Adobe Flash Player.

lol I think this one fixed it haha well i'll give it a couple weeks just to make sure but I hope it works b/c the restarts mainly happen when i'm in a web browser so thx for all the comments

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I had to disable hardware acceleration in Adobe Flash Player because it was locking my GPU speeds if I had a browser open while playing a game at the same time. Adobe really needs to think about turning that feature off of by default or perhaps we should look for better alternatives.

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