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Computer turning off when playing computer intensive video games.

Q: Computer turning off when playing computer intensive video games.

For a while now i had a problem with my computer crashing when i play moderately computer intensive game. Games like Euro truck sim will make my computer turn off/ crash in a matter of minutes while far cry 4 cant get passed the loading screen except for the first time i played and that time it only lasted 20 mins. This power supply however works most of the time no problem. Its an 850w so power consumption shouldn't be the problem. it may be worth noting i just got a new gpu (gtx 970 used to have a 550ti). Thanks!
Power supply: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=17-182-072

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A: Computer turning off when playing computer intensive video games.

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System Specs:
Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-970A-UD3 revision 1.2 F7
Ram: G.Skill Ripjaw 16GB 1600 DDR3
Graphics card: EVGA GTX 760 superclocked with ACX cooling
CPU: AMD AM3+ 8150 Zambezi 8-core with cooler master hyper 212 plus
PSU: Rosewill ARC-M650 modular single rail
Hard drive: Seagate Barracuda ST1000DM003 1TB 7200 RPM 64MB Cache SATA 6.0Gb/s
Keyboard and mouse: CM Storm Devastator - LED Gaming Keyboard and Mouse Combo Bundle
Operating System: Windows 7 home premium

I have removed the 2 new sticks of 2x4gb ram and began trying to test the PC.

I ran memtest on each of the 2 remaining sticks of ram for 12(first one overnight) and 9 passes without finding errors.

I have ran the furmark test for over 20 minutes and my temps never ran higher than 83(which is about what the card is supposed to do)

However when I try to run Prime95 in any test with 8 threads is almost instantly crashes. I was able to run the small fft test with up to 6 cores without a problem, but as soon as I added a 7th worker is causes a crash within minutes. I have not played around much with the thread number for the other tests, I just know it causes a restart without BSOD every time I try to run the 8 worker torture test.

I have also tried running OCCT tests. With the OCCT: CPU test in small data set a reset happens after about 2-3 minutes. Large data set doesn't run for more than 5 seconds before restart. And the OCCT: Linpack test has about the same results.

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A:Computer restarts when playing graphic intensive games

Without any dumps or logs, it's hard to tell but my first guess would be that you're running out of power. Your PS says it supplies 54A on the 12v rail. (I would venture to guess it's less.) PSs don't like to run at peek output for very long. Your video requires 30A, CPU about 15A, Motherboard about 7A. That's 52A right there. Then add all your fans, drives and additional hardware. But, as I said, this is a first guess.

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Hi, I'm having trouble as to what's causing these BSOD's on my computer and how I can fix it.

One of the main things that I've noticed happening that seems to be different is that almost every time that my computer crashes, my video card gets "Error Code 43: Windows has stopped this device because it has reported problems" and I have to uninstall and reinstall my video card drivers to fix it.

Other than that, I'm somewhat of a novice when it comes to BSOD's and I have a hard time seeing what the problem is. Help would be much appreciated.

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If I don't play a 3D game a high settings or equivalent for the first few minutes after turning on my computer it will completely freeze up and sometimes even black screen but still stay powered on. My specs are in the picture http://i.imgur.com/PJQwk.png I'm running windows 7 64 bit
 

A:Computer freezes if i don't do something graphics intensive after turning my computer

anything listed in the event viewer

what does the bios list for 12v line volts and cpu temp

check the ram voltage in the bios and on the makers website and that it is set to the higher end
 

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Hi Guys

I have a Dell latitude ES5500 which is a recon model
It works fine and on start up I hear the fan going. (so I don't think this is the problem)
All of the airways are clear.
When the laptop first arrived I could get 4-5 mins of video or game time before it shut off, it is now down to virtually straight away.
The laptop does not feel hot to touch either and when turned back on will perform any other function ie e mails word processing database and excel etc without a problem.
I can go on facebook and read post search the internet with no problems but as soon as I try to run a video or play a game it drops straight out.
I have to hold the button down to shut the laptop off and then it will restart with no bother.
This is fairly frustrating and I was wondering if anyone had any advice/ solutions to this?
 

A:Laptop keeps turning off when playing video's or games

It's worth installing HWMonitor or SpeedFan to check temperatures when you are playing video. My laptop fan doesn't kick in until the GPU temperature gets to 60c and it then drops rapidly to about 50c whereas your fan is working from start up.
 

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I've had an issue for the last few months of my computer freezing and requiring a hard reset while playing video games. It has happened while playing Farcry 3, Diablo III, and most often while playing Hawken.
I had an issue with malware/spyware, but I think we've cleared that issue up thanks to the help I received in this thread: http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/505982/slow-computerfreezes-while-playing-games/page-2#entry3167469
Thanks in advance for any help, and please let me know what information you will need to help!

A:Computer Freezes While Playing Video Games

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Just as the title suggests, I literately made an account for this site specifically to see if I can get any help on this problem. 
 
My computer freezes randomly only while playing video games, the freeze isn't a blue screen or a crash, the computer literately freezes to something like a screenshot of what I was doing in game and nothing I can do except restarting the computer can unfreeze it. Sometimes a similar freeze occurs while playing, then 2 seconds later it unfreezes as if the computer is lagging behind the game play, making me believe that this problem is either caused by the OS or the graphics card (my power supply is brand new, but it is a possibility). This is very difficult to to troubleshoot since the freeze is random, but I can conclude that the freeze occurs usually after 2-3 hours of playing. 
 
One solution I attempted was turning off Link State Power Management but it didn't work. 
 
Here are my hardware specs: 
 
OS Name Microsoft Windows 10 Home
Version 10.0.10586 Build 10586
Other OS Description Not Available
OS Manufacturer Microsoft Corporation
System Name DESKTOP-GGR972S
System Manufacturer MSI
System Model MS-7693
System Type x64-based PC
System SKU To be filled by O.E.M.
Processor AMD FX™-8350 Eight-Core Processor, 4000 Mhz, 4 Core(s), 8 Logical Processor(s)
BIOS Version/Date American Megatrends Inc. V2.5, 7/16/2013
SMBIOS Version 2.7
Embedded Controller Version 255.255
BIOS Mode Legacy
BaseBoard Manufac... Read more

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I've installed the latest driver 4 my gfx card (integrated) , I've scanned with kaspersky, panda, avg, ad-aware and windows defender and I've cleaned up my registry and disk with Ccleaner.

I've got 223 MB RAM, which seems to get eaten up as fast as heck during start-up and afterwards, so I downloaded XP FreeRAM Pro or w/e. It got 4 stars on download.com and IMO it works well. Computer temps are within safe levels (40 -55c max) and it makes no distinct sounds when frozen. When it freezes, the screen stays still and sound turns off. Basic functions like turning on the CAPS lock light are working. I've got my PC tuned up for fast performance, no desktop BG, no window effects (it looks like windows 98) only 4 desktop icons (including the mystring thing). I only got ZoneAlarm firewall, AVG and FreeRam on my taskbar. Still slow, sometimes. I dunno what else to do.

I'm running on an AMD Duron, with VIA motherboard (with S3 Unichrome integrated gfx)
and VIA AC97 audio controller (which i haven't found an update for).

Any suggestions? Thx in advance.

Oh, and it freezes on low-end games. Pharaoh only needs 32 MB RAM and I can't run it w/o freezing it's maddening.
 

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I have recently purchase a new system ( 2 weeks back). All hardware is brand new except for the graphics card.
The hardware specs are:
OS: Win 7 64 bit Service Pack 1
PSU: GX-650 watt
RAM: 8 GB DDR3 Kingston Single stick
Processor: Intel Core i5 4670k 4th generation 3.4 ghz
Graphics: Nvidia XFX Gts 250 512 mb
Motherboard: Intel DB85FL
Hard Drive: Seagate 1 T.B

Ok, Now the problem is that whenever I play any video game (such as GTA IV, Devil may Cry DMC, Metro: Last Light), my computer screen just freezes after 5 to 10 minutes of gameplay. My keyboard and mouse stops working and the sound just stops. Only way to get out of this freeze is to restart the system manually. Recently I put out my graphics card from the motherboard and played the above mentioned games with intel hd graphics 4600 (Built-in) and no freeze occur whatsoever and I played for hours.

But my gpu never had any of these problems when it was installed in my old system and games works just fine. Need to mention that my gpu is PCI-E 2.0 and my motherboard supports a PCI-E 3.0 graphics card. I have read many forums that motherboards have backward compatibility and can run 2.0 cards as well. Also used windows memory diagnostic tool and it did'nt find any problems with the ram.I have also stressed the graphics card using Furmark but my gpu temp. reaches to abotu 100"C and I stopped the test.

Please help me out here because I dont want to purchase a new card and I am just curious that it might b... Read more

A:Computer Screen freezes only while playing video games....Help

Hi
Since you have already tested your system without the video card and it works fine for hours Also that when u ran furmark your Video card temps went out of control
now Since you don't want to purchase a new video card I would say to add a fan to cool your video card and see what happens
At this point it is looking like your video card is the issue and the games such as metro last light is a very heavy game even on ultra low settings which will push your video card causing it to over heat and freezes

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A friend of mine is having bsod issues when playing certain games, example:

Rainbox six siege,
Battlefield One (BETA)
and a few others.

Wondering if anyone can give us a clue as to the cause.

Windows Format is done, but to no avail, memtest has been run, and disk checked.

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Hello!

For the past 4 months i have had an issue with my computer suddenly restarting during certain video games, without any bluescreen or anything, so no dump logs either. The past year i have gradually replaced my MB, CPU, GPU, ram and HDD, so the only thing that is older than 6 months is my PSU, a Chieftec Smart Series 550W(which ive had since november 2010). I first only replaced my GPU, without this issue occuring once. I then upgraded my CPU, RAM and MB at the same time, and this is when the problem started. Whenever i tried to play CS-go on max settings the comp would just restart after 5-15 mins of playing. The ram that i had got was faulty, and i got it replaced, but the problem was not gone after that. This issue also occurs ocasionally when i play world of warcraft, it might happend once during 2 weeks. Now i recently also installed GTA5 and the issue also appears to occur here, after 25-45 minutes of playing. With cs-go i managed to get rid of the issue by simply tuning down the graphic settings a little bit. I havent tried this with GTA5, as i dont want to play it with any lower settings. It might be worth mentioning that i can run CS-GO and world of warcraft simontaniously without the issue occuring, i have at least done it for hours and its never happend yet.

I have turned off automatic shutdown on failure in advanced windows settings.

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A:Computer suddenly restarts when playing video-games. No bluescreens.

I think it is the second error that matters...
Please, visit This thread.
Go to start menu>type services.msc> enter > scroll to find Windows Driver Foundation> double click> change start up type to automatic.
That should do it for the second error that might have caused the first error.
Can you try translating the last one. please?
Laughing out loud...Google translate is getting so much better!





Quote:
ERROR #3
The settings for the machine default permission does not provide Local Activation permission for the COM Server applications with CLSID
{BC50CF2A-E12C-4F18-90CE-714CC8600CEE}
and APPID
{BC50CF2A-E12C-4F18-90CE-714CC8600CEE}
the user NT AUTHORITY \ LOCAL SERVICE SID (S-5.1.19) from address LocalHost (uses LRPC). This security permission can be corrected with the administrative tool Component Services.


I translated it for others to understand for I am not familiar with this error.
If fixing Error 2 doesn't solve Error 3...Go to THIS page
Regards,

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I race simulators rfactor and codemasters f1 2010. Both work for awhile then the screen instantly goes black and the computer locks up so the only option is to turn it off and start again.
I have a Toshiba Qosmio X305 Q701 notebook.
It uses a GeForce 9700m GTS card. It is not hot.
I thought it was a problem with Vista so I bought 7 professional and formatted the hard drive, erased everything and booted 7 from disk.

None of that changed the crashing to black screen.
There is no common time interval. Sometimes it crashes after 5 minutes other times after 2 hours sometimes not at all unless I am racing online.
Playing online always causes a crash but once again the time is unpredictable.
We race week by week the real F1 schedule and some top professionals are part of our group. I have yet to finish a single race because of this problem.
Also replaced router/modem.
Have also turned security off.
Have also ran games windowed and non windowed and it does not matter.


If anyone has an idea of the solution to this problem I am more than willing to try it.
Thanks
Shepsti

A:screen goes black computer locks up when playing video games

Happened once to me, my case it was the video driver that stopped working. Go to device manager and find out the information about your driver and then go to the website of the manufacturer and update.
Look for any yellow markers when inside the device manager
How to Find Drivers
search Google for the name of the driver
- compare the Google results with what's installed on your system to figure out which device/program it belongs to
- visit the web site of the manufacturer of the hardware/program to get the latest drivers (DON'T use Windows Update or the Update driver function of Device Manager).
- if there are difficulties in locating them, post back with questions and someone - will help you search Google for the name of the driver
- compare the Google results with what's installed on your system to figure out which device/program it belongs to
- - if there are difficulties in locating them, post back with questions and someone will try and help you locate the appropriate program.
- The most common drivers are listed on this page: http://www.carrona.org/dvrref.html
- - Driver manufacturer links are on this page: http://www.carrona.org/drvrdown.html
To remove any left over driver remnants, especially from graphics cards, use driver sweeper
www.guru3d.com/category/driversweeper/

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Hello everyone. I was wondering if anyone had input on this problem I've been having recently.

Today I tried to play Portal 2. It ran about the same as always for about five to fifteen minutes, and then my computer shut off abruptly. Confused, I started it back up after a minute and it booted back up with no problems whatsoever.

About ten minutes later I played Dead Island. After about the same amount of time, the computer shut off again. I disconnected my computer, switched off the surge protector, unplugged the computer, opened it up and cleaned the inside and the vents to clear up any dust using a can of air. After I plugged everything back in and turned it on, it started up normally again. I also did a complete scan with Advanced Systemcare and removed all the alert items.

Played Portal 2 again about an hour later. Same time span, same abrupt shut down.

Again, it's really weird because it only happens when I'm playing games like those. What's even more unusual is that I was able to play games like this flawlessly as recently as last night, when I beat Deus Ex Human Revolution. Since last night I haven't changed any drivers, settings, updates, or anything else that I can think of.

So, any ideas on where to start troubleshooting? I don't know if it helps, but I'll include my dxdiag after this paragraph. Thanks in advance for any help you can provide.

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System Information
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A:My computer crashes when I play graphics-intensive games.

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So I ve encounterd this issue while im playing video games (mostly Tera), in the middle of the game the computer screen goes black (sometemies even other colors), but my computer is still running, although my Hard drive indicator isnt blinking.
I have a:
Intel core i5 3570k, Asus gtx 770, 8 gb of ram, 1TB HDD, 650W Psu,
I dont think its because of overheating, because when i look up the temperatures the max on my gpu is 75? on full load what is fine for the 770, and my cpu is on full load at about 54? max.
So could it be a software problem or my HDD is not working properly.
If anyone could reply i would be thankful.
Thank you!

A:While playing video games my computer screen turns black or blank

I really need some help! So if someone wants to reply go ahead.

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So lately,
I've had a problem with video games. They would freeze and only way to turn of my computer is through the power cable or power switch on back of desktop. After that if i try to turn on my computer it would freeze at random moments without letting me even get the my screen (this, what im doin now) and i need to let it "cool off" for hours before it lets me go back, no this is not a heat issue my heat is no higher than 43degrees most of time blow 40. here are specs from TSG SysInfo:
Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.2
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium, Service Pack 1, 64 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-2600 CPU @ 3.40GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 42 Stepping 7
Processor Count: 8
RAM: 12269 Mb
Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 560, -2048 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 953765 MB, Free - 561901 MB;
Motherboard: ASUSTeK Computer INC., P8Z68-V LX
Antivirus: ESET Smart Security 5.0, Updated and Enabled
 

A:Computer Freezes when playing video games and loops last seconds of music

come on guyz i need ur help
 

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SPECS:

CPU: Intel Core 2 Quad 2.4ghz
GPU: Sapphire ATi 4670 1gb DDR3
RAM: 4GB total (2x2gb)
MOBO: MSI G41M4-F

everytime i try and play certain games, my screen turns a certain color, and the audio that was playing at the time seems to loop repeatedly. i have never overclocked anything so everything is at stock clocks.

games it crashes while playing:

vindictus
counter strike source
arma2
arma2 operation arrowhead
gmod

can anyone help me figure out whats wrong?
 

A:My computer crashes while playing video games (solid color, looping noise)

This is caused by a dying video card or a corrupt video card driver. Try going to AMD's support website and download and install the latest driver for your version of Windows. Pay attention to whether you have a 32 or 64 bit version of Windows
 

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This usually only happens with Directx11 games, as Java, video and old school OpenGL based games don't seem to cause these issues. I also have no problem with 2D mode. Here is the initial information requested:

I have a Windows 7 OS installed on the system. It is 64 bit. Originally installed on the system was nothing, the system is custom built. It is not OEM, my friend installed a full retail version for me. The age of the system varies. The CPU and Motherboard are dated. However, the Memory, HDD (1TB), and graphics card are all new. The OS is fairly new as well, has only been installed for a few months. I have a Core 2 Quad Q6600 overclocked at 3.0GHz from the stock 2.4, stable. Ran a days work of Prime95. Also tried playing at stock, same issues. The video card is an Asus R9 270x. I usually keep it overclocked, but when it started having BSOD's at what I thought was a stable clock (Burn In was fine, no artifacts), I reduced it to stock, still no improvements. Everything is hooked up to a ASUS P5n-e SLI motherboard, again, quite dated. As for the PSU, I have a RAIDMAX HYBRID 2 RX-630SS 630W ATX12V V2.2/ EPS12V.

I will of course have the reports attached to the post, but I also tried some research of my own before attempting to seek help. I used the program WhoCrashed in order to put my terrible BSOD kernal analysis skills to use and only found out that it was indeed my R9 card causing the crash, or was made to look like it was causing the crash, with other drivers fo... Read more

A:BSOD: When Playing 3D Intensive Games

What software are you using to overclock the graphics card?
They can cause conflicts and should be removed to test the system.

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Hi TenForums!

First of all, this is my first post here, although I've followed many threads before without an account. I hope I come to be of value to this community.

The main reason I'm writing though is another: I purchased a Clevo P650RG laptop, and I going crazy with BSOD's when gaming. Oddly, they seem to happen only in some games. So far, Assassin's Creed Black Flag, Skyrim Special Edition and The Crew. They don't last 30min without giving me BSOD's, always related to ntoskrnl.exe

Although, these game are somewhat secondary to me, as I'm more into sim-racing, and I'm able to play Assetto Corsa with my G27 wheel for more than an hour without any problem. So I'm assuming it happens only when I push harder for the hardware since Assetto is relatively light on it. Also, I've working hours straight on it without problems.

I've tried a lot of drivers already, mostly CPU and GPU, but I'm lost. I don't think the problem comes from faulty hardware, but if so I'd also like to know if there's a way to check that (already ran almost half of Memtestx86 without errors though).

I'm attaching a zip created as instructed in "BSOD Posting Instructions" in case someone has a clue of what's going on.

Thanks in advance!

Best regards,
EdwardFFS

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After maybe 10 minutes of playing games such as CS:GO and L4D2, the computer will blue screen.Oddly enough, I can play League of Legends and Hearthstone for hours on end without a problem. Ran sfc /scannow and returned with no errors.Most recent BSoD. Occurred while playing Dirty Bomb.Edit: Tried this to fix it and came back with a different error. Again, while playing Dirty Bomb.Edit 2: Going to run Memtest tonight while I sleep.System Specs:Asus M5A97 LE R.20AMD FX-4300GTX 7701x8GB G.Skill Ripjaws X 1333Corsair HX 750W 80 Plus Gold

A:BSOD When Playing Moderately Intensive Games

I would check the memory timings you might pushing that 1333 memory stick to hard. The cpu can handle memory modules up to 1866. By the way you would get much better performance running dual channel. What about your video card is it overheating, OCed what? Download speccy and publish a link and also If you could upload the dump file that would be great. It's in the windows/minidump.

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Hello,

I am having issues with Windows 8.1 blue screens, while playing graphically intensive games like CS:GO or PAYDAY 2.I have recently un-installed Windows 7 because of some issues with DCOM server process launcher(probably malware)the thing wouldn't let me do repair installs or check the sound settings without restarting,and games also randomly crashing though I am not sure if it was driver related too.So now I am on 8.1 Enterprise and DCOM is working fine,everything isworking except for one thing:Games crash after 20-40 minutes of play time(CS:GO,PAYDAY 2...)sometimes I do manage to play an hour of and finish my session,games that are older(Garry's mod)Do NOT crash at all!.

Ok so thats the story,I have a program called Who Crashed and here are its crash reports:

Crash dump directory: C:\Windows\Minidump

Crash dumps are enabled on your computer.

On Tue 2014-11-11 20:34:59 GMT your computer crashed
crash dump file: C:\Windows\Minidump\111114-19968-01.dmp
This was probably caused by the following module: ntoskrnl.exe (nt+0x14F1A0)
Bugcheck code: 0x139 (0x2, 0xFFFFD000DE7871B0, 0xFFFFD000DE787108, 0x0)
Error: KERNEL_SECURITY_CHECK_FAILURE
file path: C:\Windows\system32\ntoskrnl.exe
product: Microsoft? Windows? Operating System
company: Microsoft Corporation
description: NT Kernel & System
Bug check description: The kernel has detected the corruption of a critical data structure.
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A:BSOD while playing graphicly intensive games?

Hi GioXmen & Welcome to the forums ^_^,

We love when users provide everything on the table to work with. It becomes easier to work with the information provided and come to a conclusion faster. I have analysed your dump files and below has been provided an analysis of the same for informative purposes :-

Code:
**************************Wed Nov 12 02:04:59.670 2014 (UTC + 5:30)**************************
Loading Dump File [C:\SysnativeBSODApps\111114-19968-01.dmp]

Windows 8 Kernel Version 9600 MP (8 procs) Free x64

Built by: 9600.17328.amd64fre.winblue_r3.140827-1500

System Uptime: 0 days 0:31:36.332

Probably caused by : win32k.sys ( win32k!_report_gsfailure+5 )

BugCheck 139, {2, ffffd000de7871b0, ffffd000de787108, 0}
BugCheck Info: KERNEL_SECURITY_CHECK_FAILURE (139)

Arguments:
Arg1: 0000000000000002, Stack cookie instrumentation code detected a stack-based
buffer overrun.
Arg2: ffffd000de7871b0, Address of the trap frame for the exception that caused the bugcheck
Arg3: ffffd000de787108, Address of the exception record for the exception that caused the bugcheck
Arg4: 0000000000000000, Reserved
BUGCHECK_STR: 0x139

PROCESS_NAME: csrss.exe

FAILURE_BUCKET_ID: 0x139_2_win32k!_report_gsfailure

CPUID: "Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-2600 CPU @ 3.40GHz"

MaxSpeed: 3400

CurrentSpeed: 3503


Processor may be overclocked!
Expected Frequency: 3400
Actual Frequency: 3503
Overclock Ratio: 1.03029

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Built my PC a little under a year ago, and it was working fine with all games until GTA V was released. Ever since I downloaded the driver that was released at the same time as GTA, I've been experiencing crashes whenever I play games (even games that used to run without issue on high settings such as CS:GO can now cause crashes on the lowest setting) where my screen goes black and the last bit of audio that played repeats rapidly and loudly for a few seconds before stopping, at which point all I can do is manually restart my system.

I can't upload the Rar file with my dump info in it as it's too big for the site by 0.04 Mb, if anyone can advise me on files that are safe to remove from it to lower it's size I can upload it

A:BSOD playing non-intensive games, error 0x00000116

In the big warning right above your post.

Blue Screen of Death (BSOD) Posting Instructions

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Okay, so, I reformatted recently, and have started having BSODs playing games like Kerbal Space Program, Far Cry 3, Team Fortress 2, stuff like that, it doesn't seem to happen on more processor intensive games like Dwarf Fortress. it's probably fair to note that I've uninstalled and reinstalled my GPU driver, and the problem seems to stop for extended periods of time, only to start again for no apparent reason. dump files attached.
apologies if I'm not doing this right, i don't really post on forums much.

A:BSODs playing any remotely graphically intensive games

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Learn how to install Windows 7 Service Pack 1 (SP1)*See if this provides more stability.
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Have been experiencing BSOD regularly and occasionally RSOD. It is happening at least once each time I play intensive steam games, most recently Project Cars.
I am not overclocking.
First i though it must be the temp of the CPU or GPU, but the CPU is sitting at 45 deg and GPU is maxing out at 62 deg as i have an aggressive fan mapping to ensure that it was keeping cool.
Have stressed tested memory with memtest86+, CPU with Prime 95 and GPU with FurMark
Windows is up to date.
Any advice would be appreciated.

Thanks

A:BSOD while playing hardware intensive steam games

Hi timo,

Welcome to the 8forums.

The level 0 cache of the CPU is causing the problems.
What tests from Prime95 have you performed?

Please make sure your drivers are updated.
Please uninstall ASUS software.
Please make sure your BIOS is set at default settings.


Code:
2: kd> !errrec ffffe0018eb7c028
===============================================================================
Common Platform Error Record @ ffffe0018eb7c028
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Record Id : 01d0f1448c54848c
Severity : Fatal (1)
Length : 928
Creator : Microsoft
Notify Type : Machine Check Exception
Timestamp : 9/21/2015 11:37:50 (UTC)
Flags : 0x00000000
===============================================================================
Section 0 : Processor Generic
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Descriptor @ ffffe0018eb7c0a8
Section @ ffffe0018eb7c180
Offset : 344
Length : 192
Flags : 0x00000001 Primary
Severity : Fatal
Proc. Type : x86/x64
Instr. Set : x64
Error Type : Cache error
Operation : Generic
Flags : 0x00
Level : 0
CPU Version : 0x00000000000306c3
Processor ID : 0x0000000000000004
===============================================================================
Section 1 : x86/x64 Processor Specific
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I've had this issue for perhaps 2 weeks or so now, and it only happens while playing an intensive game. What I mean by intensive is basically any game made in the past 2-3 years (perhaps it's ALL games, I only play games made in the 2-3 years). Flash games or indie games with no 3d graphics do not cause the BSOD. I can leave my PC on for days with no BSOD as long as I don't play the games. With games though, it can take anywhere from 20 minutes to 2 hours for the BSOD to occur but seemingly it is inevitable.

I'd tell you guys what errors I've had but they seem to vary quite a bit from the 0x00000124 to the 0x0000101.

Please check the attachment for the required info. including my PC descriptions.


Also, I'd like to preface all this by saying that I'm a complete neophyte, so if you could instruct me as if I was a child, I'd greatly appreciate that. Thanks.

A:bsod issue when playing intensive games. windows 7 64 bit

There is only 1 .dmp file in the upload unless you have manually removed any others make sure your PC is not set to Overwrite any existing file see the instructions here the last image at the bottom you'll see a check box to overwrite any existing file, make sure it is not checked> How to Check Computer is set to collect dumps


From the single dump
WHEA_UNCORRECTABLE_ERROR (124)
A fatal hardware error has occurred.
While it says hardware it is often a driver or program hanging a CPU that causes it.


dtsoftbus01.sys Fri Jan 13 08:45:46 2012 is listed in the dump stack it's a Daemon Tools driver that has been known to cause problems in Win7 x64.
Uninstall Daemon Tools and see if the BSOD's stop, upload any additional .dmp files you get( C:\Windows\minidump is the folder they will be in).

There are several bios updates available for your board it would be a good Idea to flash it to the latest> P67 Motherboard Series Manufacturing - ASRock Inc.


Code:
**************************Sat Oct 27 15:52:27.112 2012 (UTC - 4:00)**************************

Microsoft (R) Windows Debugger Version 6.12.0002.633 AMD64
Copyright (c) Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.


Loading Dump File [C:\Users\Owner\Bsodapps\102712-21340-01.dmp]
Mini Kernel Dump File: Only registers and stack trace are available

Symbol search path is: c:/symbols
Executable search path is:
Windows 7 Kernel Version 7600 MP (4 procs) Free x64
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I've had this issue for perhaps 2 weeks or so now, and it only happens while playing an intensive game. What I mean by intensive is basically any game made in the past 2-3 years (perhaps it's ALL games, I only play games made in the 2-3 years). Flash games or indie games with no 3d graphics do not cause the BSOD. I can leave my PC on for days with no BSOD as long as I don't play the games. With games though, it can take anywhere from 20 minutes to 2 hours for the BSOD to occur but seemingly it is inevitable.

I'd tell you guys what errors I've had but they seem to vary quite a bit from the 0x00000124 to the 0x0000101.

Please check the attachment for the required info. including my PC descriptions.


Also, I'd like to preface all this by saying that I'm a complete neophyte, so if you could instruct me as if I was a child, I'd greatly appreciate that. Thanks.

A:bsod issue when playing intensive games. windows 7 64 bit

Hello dhkim2,

► It is a stop 0x124.

Code:
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* Bugcheck Analysis *
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Use !analyze -v to get detailed debugging information.

BugCheck 124, {0, fffffa8008769028, be200000, 5110a}

Probably caused by : GenuineIntel

Followup: MachineOwner
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In such a situation, you need to follow Stop 0x124 - what it means and what to try.

► At the same, time, you dont have service pack 1 installed.

Code:
Windows 7 Kernel Version 7600 MP (4 procs) Free x64
Product: WinNt, suite: TerminalServer SingleUserTS
Built by: 7600.16385.amd64fre.win7_rtm.090713-1255
I'd suggest you to install Service pack 1 and all the updates.

► Though it is a Hardware related crash, these two software has great implication on hardware environment.
Start Menu\Programs\AVG ; replace by Microsoft Security Essentials - Microsoft Windows
Start Menu\Programs\DAEMON Tools Lite; totally uninstall it.

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Hello seven forums I was playing battlefield 3 the other day and i got a BSOD this has been reoccurring and has happened at least twice playing games (GTA IV, BF3) . I am running a Windows 7 professional on a custom PC with the full Retail version The computer and OS are about 7 to 8 months old now. Here was the Error:

Problem signature:
Problem Event Name: BlueScreen
OS Version: 6.1.7601.2.1.0.256.48
Locale ID: 1033

Additional information about the problem:
BCCode: 1e
BCP1: 0000000000000000
BCP2: 0000000000000000
BCP3: 0000000000000000
BCP4: 0000000000000000
OS Version: 6_1_7601
Service Pack: 1_0
Product: 256_1

Files that help describe the problem:
C:\Windows\Minidump\102911-29671-01.dmp
C:\Users\Deacon Foulds\AppData\Local\Temp\WER-85706-0.sysdata.xml

I put both the System Health and the BSOD Dump file in the folder called BLUESCREEN any help would be much appreciated if you want to know my system specs if it might help:
Windows 7 Professional 64bit
MOBO: P8P67 LE
CPU: Intel 2600 6core not OC
GPU: ATI 6970
PSU: Antec True power 650w

I got Another BSOD Today Here was the new error report, the zip files in this one are in folder BLUESCREEN2:

Problem signature:
Problem Event Name: BlueScreen
OS Version: 6.1.7601.2.1.0.256.48
Locale ID: 1033

Additional information about the problem:
BCCode: 1e
BCP1: 0000000000000000
BCP2: 0000000000000000
BCP3: 0000000000000000
BCP4: 0000000000000000
OS Version: 6_1_7601
Service Pack: 1_0
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A:BSOD playing Battlefield 3 and other graphics intensive games

  
Quote: Originally Posted by Deaconf


Hello seven forums I was playing battlefield 3 the other day and i got a BSOD this has been reoccurring and has happened at least twice playing games (GTA IV, BF3) . I am running a Windows 7 professional on a custom PC with the full Retail version The computer and OS are about 7 to 8 months old now. Here was the Error:

Problem signature:
Problem Event Name: BlueScreen
OS Version: 6.1.7601.2.1.0.256.48
Locale ID: 1033

Additional information about the problem:
BCCode: 1e
BCP1: 0000000000000000
BCP2: 0000000000000000
BCP3: 0000000000000000
BCP4: 0000000000000000
OS Version: 6_1_7601
Service Pack: 1_0
Product: 256_1

Files that help describe the problem:
C:\Windows\Minidump\102911-29671-01.dmp
C:\Users\Deacon Foulds\AppData\Local\Temp\WER-85706-0.sysdata.xml

I put both the System Health and the BSOD Dump file in the folder called BLUESCREEN any help would be much appreciated if you want to know my system specs if it might help:
Windows 7 Professional 64bit
MOBO: P8P67 LE
CPU: Intel 2600 6core not OC
GPU: ATI 6970
PSU: Antec True power 650w


Hey dud im having the same problem with my computer, as you probably already know.. but how were you able to zip the files? everytime i try it says access denied.. and i cant open it with anything else.. did you use a software or something? if so please tell me..

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RELEVANCY SCORE 77.2

Around the new year, I installed new RAM. Ever since, I have been getting BSOD at various times. I ran memtest86 and it came back clean. Unfortunately I left the old RAM a few thousand miles away so I can't test it with that. I also started playing a couple of more graphics intensive games (Star Trek Online and BFBC2) around that same time. At first, the BSOD would only occur during gameplay. Lately, the games have been running better but I get random blue screens while web browsing about once a week. The ones during games usually said atimpag.sys or dxgmms.sys. The ones during browsing usually say ntfs.sys or fltmgr.sys. ntoskrnl.exe seems to occur with both. I've attached a file with the dmps and some screen shots of cpuz. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks.

A:BSOD first when playing graphics intensive games, now when browsing

  
Quote: Originally Posted by aksteve


Around the new year, I installed new RAM. Ever since, I have been getting BSOD at various times. I ran memtest86 and it came back clean. Unfortunately I left the old RAM a few thousand miles away so I can't test it with that. I also started playing a couple of more graphics intensive games (Star Trek Online and BFBC2) around that same time. At first, the BSOD would only occur during gameplay. Lately, the games have been running better but I get random blue screens while web browsing about once a week. The ones during games usually said atimpag.sys or dxgmms.sys. The ones during browsing usually say ntfs.sys or fltmgr.sys. ntoskrnl.exe seems to occur with both. I've attached a file with the dmps and some screen shots of cpuz. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks.


1. These crashes were caused by memory corruption/exception (`c0000005) (probably a driver).

Memtest ran for how many passes there?

We recommend to leave it running for at least 5 or 6 passes.
* If you are overclocking anything reset to default before running these tests.
In other words STOP!!!

* If you have Raid update its Driver.
2. Suggest you run Driver verifier.





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Using Driver Verifier is an iffy proposition. Most times it'll crash and it'll tell you the driver is. But sometimes it'll crash and won't tell you the driver. Other times it'll crash before you can log in to Windows. If you can... Read more

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RELEVANCY SCORE 76.4

I have tried literally everything and have finally decided to appeal to the forums, I have tried back dating drivers, reinstalling windows after wiping my hard drive. I have just been receiving BSOD's through gaming (games like Far Cry 3, Watch Dogs, CSGO), which is usually called PFN_LIST_CORRUPT. File is attached below from DM log collector, thanks.

A:BSOD When playing graphically intensive games, error 0x0000004e

Looks like your PC either is overheating or your PSU is not powerful enought to run your graphics card. Can you post your PSU specs?

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Hi,
I currently run a Dell XPS 720
it has a 3.0ghz dual core processor
8gb ddr21033hmz ram
1 raptor, 2 x 1tb drive
gtx 295 zotac edition
700w psu

I recently did a fresh install and decided to over clock the graphics card a bit. did lots of research on the web found the highest for my card with extra cooling etc..
over clocked it fine using msi afterburner and everything still ran fine.
(i put it up to 700 core clock, 1500 shader and 1100mV from 1021 mV)

However a couple of hours later when i did a stress test there is a reasonably loud buzz. Not to sure where from but think it might be the PSU
this only occurs when under a lot of strain and afterburner shows the gpu use as above 60%
its not stupidly loud, but is noticeable.
I have since underclocked the card and the sound is still there when under gpu intensive applications.

Is this something to worry about? I dont really fancy a new psu as they are hard to find ones designed for the BTX form factor.
Or is it just a fan?

BTW latest drivers and everything

Spud
 

A:Loud buzz when playing graphic intensive games / apllications

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RELEVANCY SCORE 76.4

About 7 months ago, i had to RMA a graphics card cause it kept causing BSOD's. The graphics card I had received from EVGA seemed to be dead on arrival so I RMA'd that one as well. The next one(my current graphics card) worked for about 6 months. About a couple days ago it started to get intense artifacting then the display driver will crash receiving the typical message of "display driver crashed due to taking to long to respond"- but it mostly crashes playing mildly graphic intensive games, sometimes i get crashes just being on the desktop, but it's rare
So far i have tried

Installed new drivers
Reinstalled windows
Reseated GPU's the ram as well
updated bios

My system

Motherboard:
Asus p8z68v/gen3

Processor:
i7 CPU 2600k


Memory:
Corsair 8GB RAM

Hard Drive:
500 Seagate

Video Card:
Evga 660

PSU:
corsair cx750m

Operating System:
Windows 7 Pro 64-bit

A:GFX card drivers crash when playing graphic intensive games

wltr, welcome to 7 forums. What are your temps?

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RELEVANCY SCORE 75.6

Whenever I am playing graphic intense games my computer will blue screen with the BSOD crash error STOP 0x00000101. It usually happens within the first 5-15 minutes of play This computer was recently built at my local Frys Electronics 3 days ago.

Specs:

i7-3770 CPU @ 3.40GHz
750w PSU
8gb Ram
Nvidia GeForce GTX 560 Ti
Asus P8Z77 MOBO

If you need to know anymore please let me know.


I took a picture of the blue screen(this is the only one I am getting): http://i.imgur.com/3YqSk.jpg


From what I am told this PC should be able to run graphic intense games just fine on very high settings. I am most likely taking it back to the store but I would like any advice if anyone is willing to give me any.

Any reply is appreciated!

A:BSOD while playing high intensive graphic games. (STOP 0x00000101)

Please see:
http://www.sevenforums.com/crashes-d...tructions.html

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I've been having an issue the past couple months in which I will be playing a game for around 5-10 minutes and then the screen goes black. After this, one of the following occurs:The screen returns, with the game being played not responding (Happens with less intensive games like Minecraft), a message saying the AMD display driver has recovered is displayed in the bottom right corner
The screen remains black until I ctrl + alt + del and force close the application (Steam games such as CS:GO)
The screen flashes between the game, and a black screen, usually consisting of audio loops, and then eventually freezes into a BSOD with the following message: Attempt to reset the display driver and recover from timeout failed

I've tried updating my video drivers, monitoring my temperatures, and stress testing, but I can't find a solution.

A:BSOD Playing Somewhat Intensive Games, Attempt to Reset Display Driver

Nobody?

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RELEVANCY SCORE 75.2

Evening gents,

I'm hoping you can help me with these BSODs in games.

When running video-intensive games, my PC throws a BSOD:
sometimes after playing a video-intensive game for several hours
sometimes shortly after starting the game, within 2-3 minutes, this is usually after playing for a while, leaving the game and then rejoining the game
Not all games are affected, I can play low-requirement games like TF2 or Sunless Sea for many hours before a BSOD and may not even get one.

By reducing video settings, I am sometimes able to play BF1 and Witcher 3 on the lowest settings for several hours before a BSOD, but it's inevitable.

Also note that running a game immediately after starting the PC in the morning does not produce a BSOD immediately, possibly because the PC is cool at that time, hasn't been used in many hours.

However, running Youtube, then gaming, has a high chance of causing a BSOD.

No BSOD is ever thrown during non-game PC usage, I can watch youtube vids and use the PC normally, but as soon as I kick on the video card and the fan starts buzzing loudly, a BSOD is on its way.

Running both Youtube and a game will cause a BSOD 100% of the time, although I've done that for years without any problems.

Running Furmark causes a BSOD within a couple of minutes, GPU temp climbing to around 65 celsius and keeps climbing a bit longer and that's when the BSOD hits. Same case as jumping into a BF1 quickmatch, although I could stay in the BF1 menus forever without a BSOD.

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A:BSOD by video-intensive games

Tried to edit the post, but the button is gone now.

Anyway, forgot to mention what happens when nearing the BSOD,
ingame sounds will become distorted and sound like high-pitched screeches
artifacts appear and textures may become black or "filler" textures like modelers use, bright pink, red and other colours
visual stuttering gets worse and worse, framerate drops somewhat

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Evening gents,

I'm hoping you can help me with these BSODs in games.

When running video-intensive games, my PC throws a BSOD:
sometimes after playing a video-intensive game for several hours
sometimes shortly after starting the game, within 2-3 minutes, this is usually after playing for a while, leaving the game and then rejoining the game
Not all games are affected, I can play low-requirement games like TF2 or Sunless Sea for many hours before a BSOD and may not even get one.

By reducing video settings, I am sometimes able to play BF1 and Witcher 3 on the lowest settings for several hours before a BSOD, but it's inevitable.

Also note that running a game immediately after starting the PC in the morning does not produce a BSOD immediately, possibly because the PC is cool at that time, hasn't been used in many hours.

However, running Youtube, then gaming, has a high chance of causing a BSOD.

No BSOD is ever thrown during non-game PC usage, I can watch youtube vids and use the PC normally, but as soon as I kick on the video card and the fan starts buzzing loudly, a BSOD is on its way.

Running both Youtube and a game will cause a BSOD 100% of the time, although I've done that for years without any problems.

Running Furmark causes a BSOD within a couple of minutes, GPU temp climbing to around 65 celsius and keeps climbing a bit longer and that's when the BSOD hits. Same case as jumping into a BF1 quickmatch, although I could stay in the BF1 menus forever without a BSOD.

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A:BSOD by video-intensive games

Tried to edit the post, but the button is gone now.

Anyway, forgot to mention what happens when nearing the BSOD,
ingame sounds will become distorted and sound like high-pitched screeches
artifacts appear and textures may become black or "filler" textures like modelers use, bright pink, red and other colours
visual stuttering gets worse and worse, framerate drops somewhat

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Hi, I have an Asus P4P800 mobo with a pentium 4 processor running at 3ghz. I'm using 2GB of RAM with a Gigabyte 256mb GeForce 6800 GT video card.

I have run benchmark tests using PerformanceTest on graphics processing and had 700+ FPS on 2D graphics, 90+FPS on 3D Medium graphics, but was under 10FPS on 3D complex graphics. These tests were run at 800x600. The card itself I know is not faulty because I've tested it in another computer and it performed beautifully.

On any graphic intensive game, basically any HL2 game or mod, battlefield 2, C&C Generals, elder scrolls: oblivion, the games run at a very low FPS. However the graphic abilities of the card can be enabled, (HDR, pixel shading, etc) but even without these graphics enabled the game will still run very sluggish. This problem even occurs sometimes on very non-graphic intensive games, such as flash games.

I'm wondering if anyone knows what the issue is, i've checked all the settings in the bios at least 5 times and they're all correct and all other benchmark testing was great, the only bad result was the complex 3d graphics test. Normal CPU functions run very well, i can alt-tab in and out of programs very quickly and can ran many programs at once, but since this computer is designed for semi-gaming, this fault is very problematic.
 

A:Problem with mobo/CPU, sluggish processing on graphic intensive/non-intensive games

try installing the latest version of drivers....download it from the net...
 

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RELEVANCY SCORE 73.2

Hey I've got a problem with my computer and i cant figure out what it is exactly so i dont know where to start on fixing this.
Basicly when im playing a high powered game i.e World of Warcraft its crashing quite often turning the window into a black screen and then crashing my computer, as if its something to do with my graphics or spec not able to run it.
I cracked my computer screen a few months ago and lately got it fixed and since then this problem started to apear, i've never had a problem with this before then, I thought it may possibly be from getting a new screen i might need to reinstall my graphics drivers which i moved onto doing and it still didnt help my problem
I've got 3.00 GB of RAM
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Duo CPU T9400 @ 2.53GHz
My 2 graphics cards are ATI Mobility Radeon HD 3870

So its more then enough for world of warcraft or most other high spec games
It would be greatly Appriciated for your help.
 

A:Need help identifying computer problem. Computer keeps crashing when playing games

Usual cause of this problem is overheating and/or weak power supply.
 

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RELEVANCY SCORE 73.2

Hello there, I've got a problem with my computer that's been bothering me for a long time now.
If possible, I'd like any of you to help me identify the problem, and find a solution.

I've never been able to fix this problem, on what should be a perfectly fine computer, bought new in march 2008. Full spec list in the end of the post. OS is Windows XP Pro.

The problem is that the computer is either crashing completely, or forcing games to shut down when I'm playing games. What I've come to think is that my power supply can't handle the hardware that's in the computer, when all the parts are being used maximally. Here's what I'm thinking: When a game that demands the whole computer to work at maximum capacity is running, the power supply will attempt to deliver the power all the hardware parts need to function properly at full speed. 'Say the computer actually need a 550w power supply to function properly, but the power supply i have only works at 500w, it will actually try to deliver 550w, ultimately causing it to "overheat", and force itself to reboot as a means of getting cooled down or simply slowing down to work at normal capacity - instead of keeping on working at more than 100% capacity over a longer period of time, which would end up destroying the power supply altogether. The crashes rarely occur when I do anything other than playing demanding games, basically any game that's got high hardwar... Read more

A:Need help identifying computer problem. Computer keeps crashing when playing games

New Computer

Yeah, build a new computer and put the drive in the new computer.
 

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Hi.

I have read very similar thread about pc turning off while playing, but the problem I have is a little different. I suspect it's overheating, but how come then if I remove side panel, the problem doesn't disappear? It maybe lengthens the time until shutting down, but still, pc shuts down after a while. Also, this occurs only with some games ( CABAL Online, RF Online ). With others - it doesn't. Sometimes after the shutdown I can't even turn it back on and power button is flashing. I need to remove power supply cable for a few seconds to be able to turn PC on.

Any ideas how to fix this?

A:Computer turning off when playing

Oh and one more thing... Could it be some kind of flaw in motherboard, which makes PC power off? Because first when i bought computer it was shutting down even without doing anything, then I got motherboard replaced. Now it's working quite fine, but could it be that there's still something what makes it behave this way?

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Hello, I bought this laptop within the last month or so. I knew it was not the most powerful laptop, however was under the impression it would be able to do things I wanted to relatively well (films, gaming, browsing the internet). When I play games such as: Hearthstone, Football Manager, CIV5 etc, the game runs smoothly with barely any sort of lagging. However, now almost every time I play the game, my laptop restarts or turns it self off within 30 minutes of starting up the game. I have all my drivers up to date, I regulalr make sure Windows is too. I have checked to make sure my computer's specs are good enough to run these games and they are, so I am a bit stumped as to why this keeps happening. If anyone knows why it might be and what I can keep doing about it I would be very grateful.  Thanks!

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RELEVANCY SCORE 68.4

for well over a year now my main computer has had a problem when i turn it on. tried and failed to find a solution so i just left it and used my laptop.

now i want to try and fix it again.

i cant explain it clearly what is wrong so i recorded a video of the computer starting up.

here it is: View My Video

any idea what is wrong with the computer? and what would i need to get it working again.

thank you
 

A:Error when turning on computer.(video of it)

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It doesn't happen often but sometimes it freezes for a second while loading a certain game which works fine on another day and gives BSOD. Sometimes it happens after I've loaded the game and am in the moment of playing. My hardware is more than enough for the games I run and I even run them on low-mid even though I can manage high settings. The games I usually run are CS:GO, League of Legends and Modern Warfare 3 [rarely play; received 1 BSOD while loading it]

I've uploaded my dump files.

Thank you.

A:BSOD playing video games / loading video games [MEMORY_MANAGEMENT]

Hi miqballin.

Code:
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*******************************************************************************
* *
* Bugcheck Analysis *
* *
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Use !analyze -v to get detailed debugging information.

BugCheck 1A, {41201, fffff6800001aca8, 8080000019905825, fffffa8003e5ded0}

Probably caused by : ntkrnlmp.exe ( nt! ?? ::FNODOBFM::`string'+136f2 )

Followup: MachineOwner
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According to Carrona.org, STOP 0x0000001A: MEMORY_MANAGEMENT
Usual causes: Device driver, memory, kernel

So what you are to do here is

► Enable Driver Verifier.
Driver Verifier - Enable and Disable
Run Driver Verifier for 24 hours or the occurrence of the next crash, whichever is earlier.

► Test the RAM modules.
RAM - Test with Memtest86+
Run it for at least eight passes. Preferably overnight.

Let us know the results, with the subsequent crash dumps, if any.

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I purchased a computer back in 8/08 from CyberPower PC, before I knew how to built them myself. It's been running practically flawless since purchase up until recently. The problem occurring could definitely be due to age but thought I should throw it up on here for some assistance.

Over the past couple days my computer has been randomly turning itself off during game play(like the system has been unplugged). About three times in Aion and once so far in Bad Company 2. I thought it was due to overheating or dust or whatnot - so I've cleaned up all the dust internally and set it up on a table leaflet so that it isn't sitting on carpet anymore. After I gave it a thorough cleaning it worked perfect for about a day and a half and just recently went out on me again. After it goes out it won't allow me to attempt to boot it back up for at least 10+ minutes. Could this be due to overheating still(I have never had an overheating issue) or due to my psu going bad or getting old? Also was concerned about my cpu chip and if it was overheating.

I also made sure driver's were updated all around(had been having some graphical errors) and everything seems to work perfect. At one point I had SLI'd cards in my computer but one of them seems to have burnt out. My computer will no longer recognize it and if I make it the top card in my mobo it will blue screen with graphical errors.. so I removed it. Been working fine since it's been removed. Compy stats... Read more

A:Computer turning off at random during video game play

Eh...why don't you check your temperatures?
 

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RELEVANCY SCORE 66.4

Hey guys,

First of all I just registered yet this username wasn't taken!!!

Anyway my computer goes really slow when I try to play Portal 2 on the lowest graphic specs.

I've got a 2002 XP Packard Bell desktop with
2.19 ghz of ...ghz?
960mb RAM
AMD athlon 64 processor 3400+
Graphics ATI RADEON Xpress 200 series

Soo apparently all those specs are good enough... Riiight

Anyway if anybody has any ideas.. thank you!
 

A:My Computer lags when playing games!

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After playing a game for awhile my monitor will pixelate and put itself into powersave mode, and the PC will lock up. I have to shut the PC off with the power button and turn it back on with the power button. I've tried a new monitor, memory, hard drive, and bios upgrade. The only thing I haven't changed is the CPU, sound card, power supply, video card, or motherboard. I don't do any overclocking and the PC is running cool. Also, all drivers are current. This is the hardware I currently have;

Athlon 64 3400+ (newcastle)
MSI K8N NEO Platinum NForce 3
Maxtor 300 Gb SATA Diamond Max 10
2 X 512 OCZ EL PC3200
Sound Blaster Audigy 2 ZS
OCZ 420 Watt Dual Adjustable Rail Power Supply
Windows Xp Pro with SP2
BFG 6800 GT
 

A:Computer Freezes Playing Games

I noticed my 3.3 volt rail on my power supply is at 3.06. I heard it should really never be below 3.3. Could this be a cause?
 

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I've been facing this problem for a while, and I have absolutely no idea what to do, tried googling the solutions but none of the posts I found were very helpful. I start playing any game for a while, and then the screen goes all black and in standby mode, the sound keeps playing for a few seconds until it starts looping, and I have to restart. There's no specific time for the crash, sometimes it takes 10 minutes, sometimes 35 minutes...This has been happening for a month now, with games that have been working very fine before, like Skyrim, The Sims 2, Heroes VI, Renegade (which is a bit old so I'm guessing it's not very graphics related..)

Here are some specs of my personalized desktop:
Windows Vista Ultimate Service pack 2
Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Duo CPU E7200 @ 2.53GHz 2.53 GHz
NVIDIA GeForce 9400
2.00GB RAM
32-bit Operating system

I also have to point out that I have 1 GB of free space on C, and 6 on D, but it has been like that for over a year now and I haven't faced any problem with it (except more or less slow performance *sometimes*)

I ran a speedfan test since most of those facing similar problems have been asked to do that, and here are the results:
CPU0Fan: 1140 RPM
GPU: 74C
System: 81C
CPU: Between 39-45C (goes up and down every 2 seconds)
AUX: 125C
Temp: 74C
HD0: 43C
Core 0: 58C
Core 1: 58C

Help please? :/

A:Computer crashing a while after playing games

Your cores shouldn't be 58C just at idle. Aswell your gpu is too high for idle.

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It'll stress just you video card. If it crashs up, or gets to 105C You have heat issues with the gpu.

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It'll stres just your cpu. If you get over 75C or crash, you have heat issues.

Odds are you need a good cleanout and thermal paste redo.

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Hello,
My computer slows down while I'm playing this game, KalOnlinehttp://www.kalonline.com
I've been playing it for 2 years now and I've never had this problem, but then I Formated my computer and the problem appeared, but the problem is not because my computer is weak, because it's not that bad, it can play Oblivion without any problems. It also slows down playing Medieval II Total War when I'm fighting in the map.
After these problems I went to get the lastest drives for my graphics board and after installing them, I still have the same problem.
So I ask you if you guys could help me out, because I don't know what else to do, Thanks.


Computer Specs:
CPU - Intel Pentium 4 3.4GHz
RAM - 1024 Mb (2X512)
Graphics - ATE Radeon X600 PRO (256Mb)
Hard Disk - 160Gb (80Gb free)
 

A:Computer slows down while playing games

I guess it slows down because of the CPU's internal thermal protection - in other words, it overheats.

Oblivion probably isn't affected because it requires more from the graphics card, not that much from the CPU.
 

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