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PC shuting down in cpu medium load

Question asked by xdfaisca on May 12, 2017
Latest reply on May 16, 2017 by xdfaisca

I have recently changed from an old intel motherboard to a gaming amd one looking for some performance in gaming at a better price range and i have an old 500W PSU that i didn't change with the new motherboad and cpu the problem is that this motherboard have 8 pin atx cpu connectors and my PSU only have 4 pin connector, in the manual of the motherboard they explain that i can use both 8 pin or 4 pin but i think the cpu in use might need all 8 pins because when im in the middle of the games my pc shut down and start over again, my old cpu had a TDP of 55W and this one have 125, would like some help to see if the PSU is the problem, Thanks.


MB: Asus 970 Pro Gaming/Aura

CPU: AMD FX-8350 BE Octa-Core 4.0GHz (not overclocked)

RAM: 8 GB DDR3 1600MHz

GPU: Geforce GT 630 2GB

Latest bios update

Windows 7 Ultimate 64