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Old 01-05-2006, 04:29 PM   #1 (permalink)
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i have been having several problems with my computer crashing. system setup:

microsoft xp home sp2
amd athlon 64 3300+ 2.4 ghz
ASUS K8S-LA
1.5 gb ram = CORSAIR XMS 1GB 184-Pin DDR SDRAM DDR 400 (PC 3200) and some Kingston 512 mb module (pc3200)
nvidia e-geforce 6600 gt (128mb)
casegears 450 watt psu
160 gb samsung hdd

its usually runs ok on counterstike: source, but on call of duty 2 or battlefield 2, i can play for about 3-4 minutes. all the settings are relatively low and i cant understand why it is crashing. i've had this problem for a little while now and now it is beginning to get on my nerves. could this be an overheating problem or something else? thanks for any help.
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Old 01-05-2006, 04:47 PM   #2 (permalink)
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What are your system temperatures just before the crash? Download everest and monitor it. Post back results please.
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right before the crash cpu temp was about 51-53 degrees celcius and mobo was about 40 degrees celcius.
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Those temperatures are not too high. That doesn't explain the "crash" You certainly have emough ram and the video card is good. ????????
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my system is very fishy i swear. i seem to have excellent hardware but it still crashes.
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i can't run anything higher than directx 7 on cod2 and i have to put it on the lowest res, which in turn makes the graphics deplorable. would rolling back a few drivers work? Because i have heard that the latest and greatest isn't always the best. i can almost recall now that my card worked best on the 78.01 driver...
or could it be from some other source?
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