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Question Narrowed it down to GPU or PSU?

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Think either the two psu's can't handle the power draw of the new specs or the gpu might need an rma/swap. Needs swapping of parts to really know, and really good psu since the old gpu seems to work.
Alright heres a thought, can I use the second psu to just power the GPU? And then I can see if there is enough juice to stop restarting? Then if it still restarts its not a power issue?

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Would I need to do anything besides plug the psu into the wall and the GPU?
 
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Fresh start failed. Well the install went fine but still got a restart in the first game I tried.

Guess I'll try to hook the GPU up to its on PSU and see if it looks to be a power issue.

Edit: Event viewer and reliability are all same nonsense about not getting shut down.
 
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Not really recommending using two psu's, but if you want to try make sure to connect the green and a black wire on the 24pin connector of the psu that wil power the gpu alone, otherwise will it not start. Would have this powered first before starting the pc.
Only connect those wires with the psu not plugged into the wall. He does it in this vid about testing a psu when not attached to anything,
View: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ac7YMUcMjbw


Can only hope it will prove something, but am not sure.
 
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Not really recommending using two psu's, but if you want to try make sure to connect the green and a black wire on the 24pin connector of the psu that wil power the gpu alone, otherwise will it not start. Would have this powered first before starting the pc.
Only connect those wires with the psu not plugged into the wall. He does it in this vid about testing a psu when not attached to anything,
View: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ac7YMUcMjbw


Can only hope it will prove something, but am not sure.
Thanks! Yeah I definitely don't want to use two PSUs but I have them and before I take one back, pay the restocking fee, then find a decent one; it would be nice to try to narrow this down as a power issue.
 

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