Having problems with your Cooler Master Centurion 5 ?

Computer powers off and must be unplugged from wall before it will power up again

\015 I have a Gigabyte motherboard in a CAC-T05-UWI case. Occassionally the computer will power off and refuse to power on again. Unplugging the power cord from the back of the PC and waiting a few moments before reconnecting fixes the problem.\015\012\015\012The problem is infrequent so its an annoyance rather than a major hassle (so far) but does anyone know just what might be causing this?\015\012\015\012Thanks in anticipation.\015

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Hello, gsaint.

You might want to ensure that the CPU is being cooled properly.

If the problem is intermittent, the adhesive might need to be clean off and replaced, although this sort of problem typically happens when a motherborard is at least a couple of years old.
I had similar problems with my Gigabyte mobo--the board was unfortunately toasted somewhere within--it cost me my RAM (2 gig), and fortunately only the board got the damage beside that. You're lucky, the mobo is shutting you down--mine didn't. It also took Gigabye 5 months to get a new mobo to me-I built a new computer in the mean time--the Gigabye mobo sits in storage--I am afraid to try it again. I hope this helps, Lyla
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