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My PC shuts down when running a game

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My PC was working just fine until recently. I upgraded the GPU (to a GTX 1070 Dual) and upgraded the ram (32GB 3000mhz), suddenly when I try to run any sort of game, light or not, it shuts off after a few minutes.

Everything was cleaned thoroughly and re-installed to see if that was the case, still continues to shut off. I monitored my temps and for some reason they spike drastically when running a game, but this didn't use to happen before (even with weaker components). What could be causing these random crashes? :(

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What is your power supply?
 
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what specific series of evga psu? have you tried your old graphics card if it runs fine? Is the graphics card heasink properly seated along with the cpu cooler?
 

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what specific series of evga psu? have you tried your old graphics card if it runs fine? Is the graphics card heasink properly seated along with the cpu cooler?
I genuinely cannot remember which series it was and no, I haven't tried my old gpu. The graphics card heatsink and the cpu cooler are both properly seated and I took the time to also put some new thermal paste.
 
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only way is to test the old GPU then try gaming with it if it stil shuts down, the 1070 should be fairly fine on 500W i think.
 

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only way is to test the old GPU then try gaming with it if it stil shuts down, the 1070 should be fairly fine on 500W i think.
Just tested it, took waaaay longer than the GTX 1070 for the PC to shut down. Still did it after about 30 mins.
 
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could be a thermal issue too, the psu might be able to supply enough juice but at peak.
maybe the psu is hot and shuts down the system
 
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What is the older GPU you have?
 
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I would say it coud be the PSU, but try to post a screen of Hwinfo while doing a benchamark
 
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What are the spiking temps
 
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I would say it coud be the PSU, but try to post a screen of Hwinfo while doing a benchamark
That is also my conclusion. The PCU power delivery is a problem here. The best way is to try a different PSU or monitor the behavior while benchmarking.
No wonder the 1070 craps out faster since it uses a bit more power than a RX560.
 
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That is also my conclusion. The PCU power delivery is a problem here. The best way is to try a different PSU or monitor the behavior while benchmarking.
No wonder the 1070 craps out faster since it uses a bit more power than a RX560.
yeah but could be also a stupid thing like the psu fan is stuck or jammed with dust, this could explain the shutdown
 

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My PC was working just fine until recently. I upgraded the GPU (to a GTX 1070 Dual) and upgraded the ram (32GB 3000mhz), suddenly when I try to run any sort of game, light or not, it shuts off after a few minutes.

Everything was cleaned thoroughly and re-installed to see if that was the case, still continues to shut off. I monitored my temps and for some reason they spike drastically when running a game, but this didn't use to happen before (even with weaker components). What could be causing these random crashes? :(

Build
Ryzen 3 3200G
Asus GTX 1070 Dual
TForce 32GB 3000mhz (4 x 8GB)
Kingston 500GB SSD
Asus B450m-a Prime
Maybe some thermal paste properly put in place? But it could be faulty fans, as pointed above.
 
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that do sound very much like your PSU , do you have a friend who has a higher wattage psu so you could try it ?, the power draw is a good bit higher with a 1070.
 
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Well did some testing with a 3200g once and it wasnt stable with 32GB (2x16) memory on a MSI B450 Tomahawk motherboard, the same kit ran fine with a 3800x cpu
 

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My PC was working just fine until recently. I upgraded the GPU (to a GTX 1070 Dual) and upgraded the ram (32GB 3000mhz), suddenly when I try to run any sort of game, light or not, it shuts off after a few minutes.

Everything was cleaned thoroughly and re-installed to see if that was the case, still continues to shut off. I monitored my temps and for some reason they spike drastically when running a game, but this didn't use to happen before (even with weaker components). What could be causing these random crashes? :(

Build
Ryzen 3 3200G
Asus GTX 1070 Dual
TForce 32GB 3000mhz (4 x 8GB)
Kingston 500GB SSD
Asus B450m-a Prime
PSU or RAM
 
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