Question How to tell if my PSU is failing ?

Mar 23, 2022
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Hi
My PC started crashing last summer when one of the two GPU fans was not working, I got the dxgi error device hung message for the GPU, the issue went away in winter and resurfaced this summer. So probably a heating issue as the room temp can increase upto 45 C.

The CPU, GPU temps are under control now as I have changed thermal paste and mounted two case fans on the GPU, yet the System is randomly restarting, but this time without an error message in the event viewer (Kernel-power only). The last time this happened I had to replace my PSU. Is this a similar scenario?

The first crash happens randomly followed by a loop of crashes everytime I get into a game of Apex Legends. Surprisingly, I tried furmark but the test didn't crash the system and completed successfully.

All drivers are upto date.

System Specs:
CPU: i7-6700
Mobo: Gigabyte GA H170 Gaming 3
RAM: 16 GB Corsair Value Select
GPU: 1070 Inno3d Herculez Edition
PSU: Cooler Master 750W MWE Gold
 
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