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jcmaz December 24, 2009 05:12 PM

Random Freezing and Black Screens
Hey HWC,

My bro's computer has been acting funky for the late while. While playing games, it would black screen and crash. I've tested the 720BE with Orthos for 2 hours, 8800GS with OCCT Linpack and Memtest.

So what could be wrong?

jcmaz December 24, 2009 10:31 PM

Bumps... I NEED HELP!!!

KaptCrunch December 25, 2009 07:33 AM

check your directx drivers and hardware the video card if nvidia use 180 driver for the new one 195 is problems i hear
other thing, malware is present run a AV AM AH program

martin_metal_88 December 25, 2009 09:00 AM

Is there any specific game that he play making crash or it's random in any game?

jcmaz December 25, 2009 07:30 PM

Its random in any game, except the NES emulator...

jcmaz December 25, 2009 11:02 PM


jay51 December 25, 2009 11:13 PM

have you tested the ram?

ah nvm i reread your post memtest was run..

sswilson December 26, 2009 12:03 AM

I'd focus on overheating vid card first.... do you have the ability to manually set the fan to 100% to see if that makes the issue go away?

TokeR December 26, 2009 02:04 AM

RivaTuner will give you the ability to set the fan speeds to 100% Sswilson's idea seems worth a try.

jcmaz December 26, 2009 07:20 AM

I cannot manually set the fan speed coz the cooler is plugged into the motherboard. His video card is a 8800GS w/ GFXChilla. I tried furmark on it and it loads at ~55*. But the black screening only happens in games.

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