Computer shuts down when in games.

March 1, 2013 at 14:19:05
Specs: Windows 7
Recently my computer has been powering down when trying to play games like Diablo 3, Portal, SC 2, borderland etc...

I have checked my temperature with evga precision and cpu-z and they were fine. Have flashed both my gpu and asus bios to the most recent firmware. I have installed fresh realtek drivers, nvidia drivers, and reformatted all of windows 7 in an act of desperation! (I did the reformat first actually...). Another little details is when I flashed the bios the problem seemed to go away for a day. It came back sadly.

I sent the whole thing into a pc repair shop so they could stress and and check the parts. They couldn't reciprocate the problem... which was odd. They also checked the rails which were fine! I also tried extending my power to every single outlet in my house and I have replaced my power cord with other power cords to just be sure.

I think that covers what I have tried very briefly and any help would be much appreciated. Oh and have my computer configuration.

Corsair Vengeance 4g Dual Channel
AMD Phenom II X4 955 Black edition
Asus M4N75TD
Thermaltake black widow 850W
EVGA gtx 570

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March 1, 2013 at 19:19:38
My CPUz doesn't display any temperature.
-Disable automatic restart when errors occurs (report back if u see a BSOD)
-Using AIDA64 or BIOS check and post the reported temperature
-Examine the board for bad caps

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March 1, 2013 at 20:51:00
Sorry I meant Cpuid HWMonitor and trying other methods now. Ty for response!

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March 1, 2013 at 22:39:10
Okay the data is in!! woo
-Just to be 100% certain! system > system properties > advanced (tab) > settings (startup & recovery) > automatic restart (unchecked) I got no BSOD when reciprocating the scenario. It completely shutdown in the main menu of Borderlands 2.
-Aida 64 recorded the temperature at 48 C after 15 minutes of stability testing, HWmonitor saw same temp, I also furmarked a max 86 C on the gpu for giggles.
-My friend and I both scanned the Mobo for bad caps (leaking and bulging), contrasting with some photos from techspot of terrible caps. We didn't see anything suspicious.
-Another thing I noticed in Aida 64 is that it says I have no battery and that my cpu 3.3 V was running at 1.51xx V the entire stability test. <<<Is this it!!!!!!!???!?!?!?!
- Another note is that when I had windows check my index score I had another computer shutdown during the scan!... That hasn't happened before...magic...

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