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Computer completely locks up on a sertain game?

by Dkace / April 16, 2013 12:00 PM PDT

So essentially theres one game I play that has different places in it and in sertain places my whole computer will freeze and just lock and I have to hold off button reboot

I7-3820 3.6GHz
Radeon 2GB 7950
Asrock x79 Extreme
2tb HHD

Any help would be appreciated. -Ace.

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Have you showed this to the machine's maker?
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / April 16, 2013 12:12 PM PDT

That looks like a very new PC. The maker needs to determine if it's a game bug or hardware issue.

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by Dkace / April 16, 2013 12:21 PM PDT

My pc is from september but its only me really who has these issues.

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by Dkace / April 16, 2013 1:06 PM PDT
In reply to: Nope

Please help My graphics drivers are up to date and only I really do this I will check in the morning if you have any questions that might help ask me!

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"its only me really who has these issues."
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / April 16, 2013 1:24 PM PDT

Gaming rigs are pretty tough to troubleshoot. I find myself checking the build, looking for reports of game issues (yes, that's google!) but the details so far omit a lot.

To repeat a prior discussion, you don't automatically assume the latest drivers are best. There's a lot of bad advice out there like that.

Let's set aside 300 Watts just for the video card. How many Amperes does the power supply have on the +12V rail you use for the GPU? Let's hope it's about 50 Amperes.

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