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Computer Freezes Randomly During Gameplay

by harrissteven / March 1, 2009 2:41 PM PST

Hello All,

My Name Is Steven And I Have A Computer Issue

So Here Is The Deal My Computer Freezes Randomly During Gameplay,The Sound Sometimes Sputters For A Few Seconds Then Stops. The Computer Becomes Non Responsive, Even If I Hit The Power Button On The Case. The Only Way To Shut It Down Is To Pull The Plug, Which I Don't Want To Keep Doing. I'm Not Overclocking Anything.But Here Is The Catch It Won't Happen All The Time. I Have No Idea Why Its Doing This. Here Are The Specs On My Computer:

Windows Vista Premium 64 Bit OS
AMD Phenom 9550 Quad Core Processor 2.20 GHz
EVGA NForce 730a Motherboard
500 GB SATA Western Digital Hard Drive
EVGA GEForce 9800 GT 512MB DDR3 PCI-E 2.0 Video Card
Creative Sound Blaster X-Fi Sound Card

The Games That Freez That I Am Playing Are:

Call Of Duty World At War
Brothers In Arms Hell's Highway

I Also Play These Fallowing Games But They As Of Yet They Have Not Froze The Computer:

Hitman Blood Money
Flight Simulator 2004

My Motherboard Has A Temp Meter And It Never Goes Above 35 Degrees Celsius Under Load. 35 Degrees Celsius Is About The Highest I'v Ever Seen It. Any Help Would Be Great

Thank You Steven

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That sounds like a very new machine.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / March 1, 2009 9:23 PM PST

Why not take this back to its maker and ask them to fix it?

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Because I Built IT.... LOL
by harrissteven / March 2, 2009 8:10 AM PST

Yeah I Built This Computer From Scratch, I'm Not New To Computer Building, But I Am Also No Bill Gates.... LOL

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use benchmarking/burn-in tools to figure it out
by ramarc / March 2, 2009 8:40 AM PST
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Passmark Test
by harrissteven / March 2, 2009 1:06 PM PST

The PassMark BurnInTest 6.0 Test Passed

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Stress Test Done
by harrissteven / March 2, 2009 1:48 PM PST

The Prime95 Test Went Fine, I Ran "4 Workers" For About 25 Min, And No Crash, Now I Am Downloading The 3rd And Final Test

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All 3 Tests Are Complete
by harrissteven / March 2, 2009 3:02 PM PST

All The Tests Are Complete And No Issues, I Have No Idea What The Problem Is. Would The Sound Card Have Something To Do With This?

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