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Computer hard locks only when playing games

by rLennox / July 21, 2009 10:08 AM PDT

Hello everyone I am in need of direction ! Anything you can think of would be great.

My Comp: Nothing is OC'd
CPU: Q9300 2.5 GHz
Ram: 4GB XMS2-8500D Dominator
Video: GeForce 8800 Ultra
MOBO: EVGA nForce 780i FTW
PSU: Enermax galaxy 850w
OS: Vista 64bit (Fresh install, Comp hard locked before and after install)
Sound: Audigy 4

I have been in contact with EVGA to see if the problem was video card related. Video card was stressed tested using ATITOOL and Furmark no errors.

I ran memtest86+ for 12h with both sticks installed, No errors.

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