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Old 08-22-2009, 10:25 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Yeah, whenever I play any game after a few minutes (if I'm lucky) the screen would go black for about a half second, then the game becomes near unplayable due to video lag, however, this lag will stop a few minutes after I close the program. I don't know if it's an overheating issue because I have Core Temp and it's at a consistent 58-60 Celsius.

Laptop: Dell Inspiron E1505
ATI Radeon X1300 Mobility
1 gigabyte of RAM
T2300 1.66GHz

Another problem is that my computer likes to hang on certain programs a lot and won't stop loading until I restart the computer, but I assume that's an issue with my memory.
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It's probably the video/GPU that is overheating. Try this

GPU-Z Video card GPU Information Utility
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This... Doesn't seem right:

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