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pc keeps black screening after cpu overclocks

hi my pc keeps on black screening randomly after i put on very mild overclocks to my cpu. it blackscreens but does not turn off just looses display output though i do suspect it is the fact that i have a 500w power suply and it might be too low for my system specs. 

my specs are:

i7 4930k 

asus sabertooth x79 

16gb ddr3 

gtx 980ti msi gaming x

500w bronze efficiency power supply 

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I'd suspect that power supply is at fault here, its just not capable enough to for a 4930K and 980Ti. Go with a 650/750W 80+ Gold rated PSU of at least Tier B or higher from the PSU Tier List. 

PSU Tier List  || Graphics Card Tier List 

 

Resonance Cascade Specifications: 

 

CPU: Intel i9-10980XE 18C/36T  ||  CPU Cooler: Noctua NH-D15 Air Cooler ||  RAM: Corsair Vengeance RGB Pro 64GB(8x8GB) DDR4-3600 CL18  ||  Mobo: MSI X299 Gaming Pro Carbon AC  ||  SSD: Samsung 970 EVO  1TB M.2-2280 Boot Drive/Some Games)  ||  HDD:2X Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB(Game Drive)  ||  GPU: MSI RTX 2080 GAMING X TRIO  ||  PSU: EVGA P2 1600W  ||  Case: Corsair 900D  ||  Mouse: Logitech G502 Hero SE RGB  ||  Keyboard: Logitech G513 Carbon RGB with GX Blue Clicky Switches  ||  Mouse Pad: MAINGEAR ASSIST XL ||  MonitorMSI MAG271CQR 144HZ 27" 

 

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4 minutes ago, SpiderMan said:

I'd suspect that power supply is at fault here, its just not capable enough to for a 4930K and 980Ti. Go with a 650/750W 80+ Gold rated PSU of at least Tier B or higher from the PSU Tier List. 

Not much point buying a whole new PSU in the hopes of squeezing a few more fps out of a i7-4930k. Might as well put the money towards saving for a cpu/mobo/ram upgrade

SPEC LIST:

  • CPU: AMD Ryzen 9 5950X w/ NZXT Kraken Z73 360mm Liquid Cooler
  • GPU: NVIDIA RTX 3090 FE
  • RAM: Corsair Vengeance LPX 32GB (4 x 8GB) 5000MHz CL18
  • Motherboard: MSI MEG X570 Godlike
  • SSD: Samsung 980 Pro PCIe 4.0 1TB (x3)
  • PSU: Corsair AX1600i
  • Case: NZXT H710
  • Monitor: Alienware AW2521H 25inch 360Hz 1ms
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2 minutes ago, cm992 said:

Not much point buying a whole new PSU in the hopes of squeezing a few more fps out of a i7-4930k. Might as well put the money towards saving for a cpu/mobo/ram upgrade

OP should buy a new PSU regardless if he is going to build a new platform depending on the age of his 500W bronze PSU. His PSU may be out of warranty and as a result, definitely replace the PSU. 

PSU Tier List  || Graphics Card Tier List 

 

Resonance Cascade Specifications: 

 

CPU: Intel i9-10980XE 18C/36T  ||  CPU Cooler: Noctua NH-D15 Air Cooler ||  RAM: Corsair Vengeance RGB Pro 64GB(8x8GB) DDR4-3600 CL18  ||  Mobo: MSI X299 Gaming Pro Carbon AC  ||  SSD: Samsung 970 EVO  1TB M.2-2280 Boot Drive/Some Games)  ||  HDD:2X Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB(Game Drive)  ||  GPU: MSI RTX 2080 GAMING X TRIO  ||  PSU: EVGA P2 1600W  ||  Case: Corsair 900D  ||  Mouse: Logitech G502 Hero SE RGB  ||  Keyboard: Logitech G513 Carbon RGB with GX Blue Clicky Switches  ||  Mouse Pad: MAINGEAR ASSIST XL ||  MonitorMSI MAG271CQR 144HZ 27" 

 

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yeah i will go out and buy a new power supply then if it doesn't work i will replace it

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