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Old 08-17-2012, 01:02 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default P;ossible bad Laptop GPU

Laptop, Acer 8930G, with t5800 and x9100, 9600m gt

So I'm getting crashes, not bsod, while playing World of Tanks. Screen just goes black and the computer locks up.
Temps are all over when the game crashes, 65C up to 90C (I think).

I've run Furmark and after 15min I hit 89C, I've used 2 different memory testers on it, and no issues at all.

I'm the only one getting the crashes so its me.

I've used 3 different drivers, clean wipes then installs, AND 2 different OS's, Vista x64 and Win 8.

In Win 8 I'm now getting gpu driver crashes, which didn't happen in Vista.

I'm wondering/starting to think my gpu is going.

Any suggestions to for more trouble shooting?
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