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Old 11-29-2004, 02:27 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Okay, this is an issue that has haunted me for a while now.

I've got a laptop that was given to me from pro-star dot com, it is a P2 running at about 2Ghz w/200+MB of ram. The issue is that when you run a "memory intensive" or video intensive application such as a movie or a game the pc crashes out of nowhere, it leaves no logs and does not display any warnings.

When I tried to run a mem test @ www.memtest.org during the process it did the same exact thing (that is, crashing unexpectedly) which leads me to believe it may be a memory issue, either that or the only thing I know would act like that is the PSU.

Have you guys got any insight? - I've got an RMA from the company and I'm prepared to send it back. Just want to put it out there to get some thoughts.
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Old 11-29-2004, 02:33 PM   #2 (permalink)
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It might be due to cooling. If it were a desktop PC, I would recommend that you buy better cooling components. But since this is a laptop, I tihnk it would be best that you just return it from that company that sent it to you.

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Yeah a co-worker told me that also, if its that then the company will have to look at it. :\
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