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Old 11-06-2006, 08:27 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Hello everyone, my problem is that my computer shuts down when i start up a game ,ie bf2142, it may run for a bit and sometimes just a few seconds. but only on games, any other application is fine. Any help?

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Old 11-07-2006, 03:16 AM   #2 (permalink)
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check ur ram or processor aint overheating
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that used to happen to me, my problem was my powersupply could not deliver the powere required by the video card. i would assume that since u mention bf2142 you have a power hungry video card. some of them require secondary power directly from the power supply. I do not know what cpu you use so i will give you an estimate. Intel P4 = 550W of powersupply. AMD = 450W of powersupply. Unless you running intel Core 2 then a 450W will work.
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wat temperature does the BIOS tell u?
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