Question Random restarts lately ?

johnny_chronic

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I have a Dell Precision T5500.

The specs are 2x 6core 3.0Ghz processors.
48GB RAM.
K2000 quadro video card (somewhat new).
875 watt PSU.
Added in 1 gig network card.
Added HBA (for tape drive).
Soundblaster 7.1 soundcard.
15 HDs (3 are SSD).

I was on a video site (this isn't the first time this has happened) and the computer randomly restarted.
The other day it happened twice.

This happened long ago as well (but it's not always a problem).

I have some PC tech knowledge. I am thinking it's either the PSU, RAM, mobo, or video card.

Does anyone have any other explanation or ideas?

Thank you!
 

johnny_chronic

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I'm going to run a memtest86. It's been pretty stable the last two days.
If that fails I'll just buy a new PSU.
I think they are like $20-$30 on ebay.
The PSU is as old as this 2011 machine.
 

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