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Computer get stuck in every game

by Salsaguy / November 15, 2004 2:26 AM PST

Hello everybody,
I just bought a new computer and I have a problam. Every game I try to run cause the computer to freeze after 2-3 minutes. Does anyone has any idea what can cause this?

Computer specs:
P-4 3.0 Ghz
Asus P5GDV
Nvidia Gforce 6600 256mb
512mb Dual-Band 400mhz ddr
wd 160gb sata
windows xp sp2

Thanks In Advance !!!

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Re: Computer get stuck in every game
by Yew / November 15, 2004 2:45 AM PST

If the game freezes, my first inclination would be to look at the video card. Make sure it's not overheating, and maybe update the drivers while you're at it.

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"I just bought a new computer".
by Kees Bakker / November 15, 2004 2:54 AM PST

That means you've got warranty on it. Return it and have it repaired. No need to do anything yourself.

It's probably video-related (hardware or driver), but it could be a bad power supply also, or any other hardware problem.


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Re: "I just bought a new computer".
by Salsaguy / November 15, 2004 3:07 AM PST

Did any checks possible.
The video card fan is working just fine, the processor and the mother-board are not overheating, I installed the newest drivers, my power supply writen 200w-480w max. that should be enough i think.
What else can you recommand?

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