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Old 09-15-2005, 04:14 PM   #1 (permalink)
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What would be the best motherboard to upgrade to because im having trouble play BF2 just seems to always crash on me after 30min of gameplay.

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why do you think upgrading your mobo is going to help?
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Old 09-15-2005, 04:18 PM   #3 (permalink)
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well how about you tell me another reason it would shut off by itself
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plus i talked to someone on a battle field forum telling me he did that and when i first received my custom computer i didnt even start up the game after the load so got a new MOBO and it worked now its only working for 30min
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10$ says it's an overheating or ram issue, not exatly motherboard/
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yeah but if it was an overheating issue wouldnt it back me out of windows all itself it just booting me out of the game.
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Well you havnt exactly described how it crashes...
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okay when im playing Battlefield 2 ill be playing for approx. 30min maybe less playing the game in a server when after a match the screen goes black then returns back to my windows xp desktop with all your icons and stuff and everything runs fast it doesnt slow down and i have to wait for it to load a little bit it just boots me off like i never had the game going in the first place
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video card overheating? are you OCing right now? have any case fans?
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What video card are you running? And what PSU?

Your card could be pulling too much juice from the PSU...
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