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Question pc keeps on rebooting/restarting while playing games

Jun 22, 2020
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So 8 months ago i bought a new pre-built gaming pc. Since it came it kept on rebooting/freezing/bluescreening while doing nothing. I fixed that thing but now it just does these errors in games. For example if i want to play Raimbow Six Siege, it may or may not reboot/freeze. Me and a friend came to the conclusion that it might be my GPU. The temp is in average 80 degrees and in furmark it was like 87.
My other hardware:
cpu-i7 8700
motherboard- gigabyte h310m 2.0
memory- 16 gb ram 2400 mhz
psu- 600w (idk the manufacturer)
storage: 240 gb ssd and 1tb hdd.
GPU-rtx 2060 (idk the manufacturer)
 

vov4ik_il

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My idea is the mobo VRM not standing the 8700. Lower power consumption (remove OC if any and turn Turbo-Boost and MCE off). 8700 is a fat chip and it needs a good VRM. If that does not help, get a better motherboard.

Also post the PSU sticker with Amp ratings.
 
Jun 22, 2020
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My idea is the mobo VRM not standing the 8700. Lower power consumption (remove OC if any and turn Turbo-Boost and MCE off). 8700 is a fat chip and it needs a good VRM. If that does not help, get a better motherboard.

Also post the PSU sticker with Amp ratings.
i don't understand many things you told me there like the amp ratings or how to turn the turbo boost and mce off. I don't have OC and i already lowered the power consumption
 

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i don't understand many things you told me there like the amp ratings or how to turn the turbo boost and mce off. I don't have OC and i already lowered the power consumption
“Intel Turbo Boost“ and “Multi-Core Enhancement” are options that can usually be triggered in CPU settings in BIOS. You need to open up the motherboard manual to see where they are in your BIOS
 
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Jun 22, 2020
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My idea is the mobo VRM not standing the 8700. Lower power consumption (remove OC if any and turn Turbo-Boost and MCE off). 8700 is a fat chip and it needs a good VRM. If that does not help, get a better motherboard.

Also post the PSU sticker with Amp ratings.
ty this fixed my pc for now.
 
Jun 22, 2020
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If it did, unless you are OK with the performance, look for another motherboard - those options are significantly limiting your CPU performance. In other words, it might do considerably better on a Z370/Z390 chipset with a good VRM.
i was thinking about getting a z390 for my birthday. I will see how my pc does in games tho
 

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