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#1
As some of you already know I got me a GTX295 for about a week now and it's folding. I got the second core to fold this weekend and no longer getting "UNSTABLE MACHINE" errors for that particular core. But what I get now is a constant shutdowns/restarts:wtf::confused: I run this rig 24/7 folding/crunching and I have the power options set on Windows to never shutdown. Is it a heat issue where windows overrides EVGA precision and shuts down the whole PC? I'm really stumped at this point and contemplating on RMAing the card and selling it (cheap I might add) when I get it back. Here my specs:

Core i7 @ 3.0 Ghz
Gigabyte X58 UD3R SLI
G-Skill 3X2GB PC3-12800 CL9
Zalman CNPS9700 CPU Cooler
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#2
Could just be a instabilty issue!!
Set everything back to stock clocks and see if it still does it!!
Also run memtest86 and see if you may have a bad stick!!
 

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Will try that and see if keeps doing it.
 

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PSU issue? if you're folding, heat will be constant and the PSU could be overheating.

if thats on the coolermaster, CM PSU's dont have that great a reputation.
 

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PSU issue? if you're folding, heat will be constant and the PSU could be overheating.

if thats on the coolermaster, CM PSU's dont have that great a reputation.
It's on a CM Real Power Pro 750W :confused:
 

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i'd try swapping with the PSU in your other machine.

Why put the inferior PSU, on the more power hungry machine?
 

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i'd try swapping with the PSU in your other machine.

Why put the inferior PSU, on the more power hungry machine?
I'm not sure about the inferior part there M8 cause I've had nothing but success with CM but I will swap it with my Corsair TX850W to check out your theory cause I am also curious:eek:
 

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I'm not sure about the inferior part there M8 cause I've had nothing but success with CM but I will swap it with my Corsair TX850W to check out your theory cause I am also curious:eek:
when you hear of random shutdowns, its almsot always something overheating. CPU, PSU, ram, northbridge - in that order of likeliness.

PSU's arent my specialty (why should they be, i buy a good one and dont bother looking for another 3 years :p) but when people talk about PSU's around here they tend to list a few brands. PC P&C, corsair are the main two. whenever coolermaster is mentioned, its usually as a middle of the pile product, not a great or exceptional product.

Corsair on the other hand, is mentioned as king of the hill currently - an 850W corsair is going to be rather superior to a 750W coolermaster.