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Old 09-14-2006, 02:23 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Recently I have been playing a lot of DDO. I have been playing the game for about 2 months. But during the last week, I will be gaming and my computer with out warning shuts off. I have noticed that my CPU seems to be running hot when I am gaming(about 80*C), would staying at that temp or going beyond it shut my system down automatically? If not what else might cause this? It has only happened while playing DDO.

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Old 09-14-2006, 02:33 PM   #2 (permalink)
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80*C is too hot for a processor. I think shut off is at 85 for that CPU.

Try re applying the thermal paste - remember you only need a boiled rice sized blob. Use something that is 90+% alcohol such as isopropyl.


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Old 09-14-2006, 04:10 PM   #3 (permalink)
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That was what I thought I should try next, thanks.
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