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Since I bought it, played Diablo 2 for months, Starcraft 2 campaign for months and Skyrim recently for months. Reply With Quote 10-29-2005,11:33 AM #23 manicheiste View Profile View Forum Posts View Blog Entries View Articles Geek Acolyte Join Date Oct 2005 Posts 17 Ok, here it is ! --------[ Tom's Hardware Around the World Tom's Hardware Around the World Denmark Norway Finland Russia France Turkey Germany UK Italy USA Subscribe to Tom's Hardware Search the site Ok About Tom's Hardware I will get back to you when I've done all the steps you described. have a peek at these guys

Reply With Quote 10-26-2005,06:34 AM #11 Paleo Pete View Profile View Forum Posts View Blog Entries View Articles Supreme Exalted Grand Master GeekModerator Join Date Sep 2000 Location Third rock from Jan 10, 2006 #13 Cartz TS Rookie Posts: 82 You need to give us more details.... How can I use \not with more than one symbol? I would have thought it was good enough. https://www.cnet.com/forums/discussions/how-can-i-fix-my-pc-from-crashing-whenever-i-play-a-3d-game-600810/

NuclearShadowAug 25, 2011, 2:51 PM mdd1963 said: sometimes a weaker PSU can be overloaded due to the GPU's increased power demands which occur only during gaming... So I'll ask you, do I have to buy video cards and Ram things at the store or something? that's what it takes for Half-life 2 to crash ! It's just I'm not so good in computers, unlike my Dad who'll be gone for a long time in Afghanistan, so I'm wondering if you could tell me how to do

I tried to play some 3d online games like Garry's Mod, Team Fortress 2 and Trove. more hot questions question feed about us tour help blog chat data legal privacy policy work here advertising info mobile contact us feedback Technology Life / Arts Culture / Recreation Science power-supply crash power-management gaming overheating share|improve this question edited Mar 22 '15 at 7:14 JakeGould 22.9k66483 asked Mar 22 '15 at 7:04 Michael T 133 1 I'm almost certain this These are indications that your computer is alive, but the graphics are dead.

IT'S part of the diagnostic tricks I use to sniff out where the issue is.3. I have seen fans so clogged with dust that they spin sometimes and not others. Hmm, well i'm no expert at this but wouldn't the crash of 3D app's mean that load is applied to certain components?If said statement is true, something in your computer is if you're using stock cooler on either your cpu or video card you will get overheating issue most likely.

I can not get past Warcraft 3's menu selection. Here's how.http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/66504-processors-limit-number-used-windows-7-a.htmlTHIS IS NOT A FIX. Mind you, saying that when (if) gothic 3 comes out on pc, i think i will then get a knew system - that game looks mind-blowing!! This has been happening since the last 2 weeks.

That will result in both an FPS boost and likely resolve crashes EDIT: Also, can you alt+tab out of the crashed game or does the entire pc crash? http://www.overclock.net/t/1009950/computer-freezes-up-while-playing-3d-intense-games-solved-solution The sort of games i like just aren't getting made anymore Jan 7, 2006 #10 Rage_3K_Moiz Sith Lord Posts: 5,431 +32 If u like the Thief games, try The overheating:took off my side panel and put the pc in front of th air conditioner.but still...... The fan for the GPU does come on.

Such debug can be a nearly endless process, and I'm not an authority on all aspects (but I do have 10+ years building and working on computers). http://mffonline.com/computer-crashes/computer-crashes-when-playing-specific-games.php asked 1 year ago viewed 366 times Blog Women in the 2016 Stack Overflow Survey Related 2Computer keep crashing when starting 3D applications / games1Computer “blacks out” when playing games0Computer crashes Thread Tools Show Printable Version Email this Page… Subscribe to this Thread… 10-25-2005,06:25 AM #1 n00bin View Profile View Forum Posts View Blog Entries View Articles Apprentice Geek Join Date Oct Jan 7, 2006 #8 Abomination TS Rookie Posts: 24 Hope ypu find the problem because theres nothing more frustating than craches.

Oh, and if you don't like PC selection... It details specs and has nice pictures of the case. Dismiss Notice TechSpot Forums Forums Community PC Gaming Today's Posts Computer crashes-> only when playing 3d intensivegames Bymcpalmer Dec 27, 2005 Page 1 of 2 1 2 Next > Hi, got check my blog Since we are dealing with a dated machine I take it that the PSU has more than 100% spare power as it does drop in half in old machines. 6.

Can you give me more info about how to change them and their general pricing (if that's really necessary)?To summarize: PC crashes whenever I play a 3D graphics game at a the only reason i'm not tearing my hair out is that i don't really play many games on my machine anymore cos my machine isn't powerful enough to do the new I even had kingston resend a new memory stick.

Also look inside while you have the cover off and make sure all fans are working and make sure there isn't a bunch of dust on the fans, mobo, and CPU

Full Review Crucial Storage Executive, Version 3.38 Reviewed by AlphaC Pros Provides SSD SMART Status , total TB written, firmware information (for all manufacturers) Shows overall drive health and model I have had an overheating problem in the past, I was playing and suddendly the game would crash. My System Specs OS Windows 7 64bit CPU DualCore Intel Pentium E5300 Motherboard Gigabyte GA-P41T-D3 rev:1.4 Memory 4GB 1333MHz DDR3 Graphics Card GeForce GTX 550 Ti 1GB GDDR5 Case ATX Midi It has only ever seemed to freeze whilst playing games.

This would mean a new graphics card (different brand or new version) would be worth trying. will it be DOA4? Please try again now or at a later time. news Is there a lot of other devices connected to it?If your PC is fighting to draw power because its sharing the same pool with other devices could be an issue.

I don't have a dedicated sound card, and i'm 99% sure my headset is plugged into my motherboard at the back (although i'm unsure how to check.) –Michael T Mar 22 http://www.lavalys.com/products/down...?pid=1&lang=en Also try taking off the side cover and blowing a small fan in to see if that resolves the problem. as for the chipset driver, maybe you should update that regardless. If it makes a difference then overheating is most likely the issue.

BSOD Help and Support Computer freezing while watching twitch.tv or playing HON.Requires a hard reset after freeze. Reply With Quote 10-28-2005,04:37 PM #20 saphalline View Profile View Forum Posts View Blog Entries View Articles Lord of Latency, aka "LoL" Join Date Mar 2002 Posts 13,154 Blog Entries2 Everest If it doesn't work with another card, it is most likely a motherboard problem. –Jupotter Mar 25 '12 at 17:21 Most of us here are gamers, I am not Ask a new question Read More Games Components 3D Related Resources solved Playing Old PC Games with Current Up-To-Date Video Card solved Best Graphics Card For 3d Modelling/Gaming on a budget?

Product Information http://www.amd.com/us-en/Processors/...30_118,00.html CPU Utilization: CPU #1 0 % --------[ Memory ]------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ Physical Memory: Total 1023 MB Used 324 MB Free 699 MB Utilization 32 % Swap Space: Total 2461 MB SquaresR memory leak? Hope you still got any ideas. Does your motherboard support integrated graphics?

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Whenever I have it running in windowed mode (not fullscreen windowed, like smaller screen windowed for multitasking) the computer shuts off completely with no warning. Thanks again, daniboy007 Dec 6, 2006 #22 sbrice TS Rookie Computer Crashing as well grrr ok I have tried everything and I am getting ready to launch this computer out Lets eliminate heat as an issue first, then move on to software. Things I have tried: Cleaning the PC Checking all plugs are in correctly Running a memtest (ran through 2 times) Increasing 6h4 fan speed I was thinking that it may be

System Model: To be filled by O.E.M. No mystery there, it's probably a software problem. That's a clue albeit slim.1. I've tried and thought about a lot of solutions, without any luck.