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    Default Re: Media Centre PC turns off automatically

    You can remove the chipset heatsinks and apply thermal paste,take care when removing/installing it though
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    Default Re: Media Centre PC turns off automatically

    Removed the chipset heatsink. There plenty of old paste but it's very hard. What's the safest option to remove old hardened paste?
    EDIT: Credit card worked quite well to scrape the old paste off.
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    Default Re: Media Centre PC turns off automatically

    OK. Bad news - reapplied the thermal paste but nothing has changed. Gets to 52C and switches off :(
    I guess the last thing left is contact Gigabyte for RMA.

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    Anything in the bios settings or in Windows that's set to shutdown pc if it reaches a certain temp? I know coretemp will shut off pc if you set it up,maybe something in Windows?
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    Default Re: Media Centre PC turns off automatically

    It shuts down even while in BIOS so Windows can be ruled out here.
    In BIOS - haven't seen such setting, but I loaded optimized and safe defaults number of times, so don't think it can be the case either.

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    Yeah I would request an rma ticket,i can't think what else it could be,its either mb or cpu
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    Default Re: Media Centre PC turns off automatically

    Does it stay powered on if you put a fan on the heatsink, just point one there or set on graphics card if you can, anything you can think of so we can see if this temp is the issue or not.

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    Default Re: Media Centre PC turns off automatically

    It was a faulty board (second in 6 months time). Apparently they are discontinued so I'm getting a Zotac this time.
    Thanks everyone for your help and suggestions.

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