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Old August 16, 2010, 04:21 PM
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Default Computer freezes alot lately, RAM or videocard?

Ya like my title, 2 days ago my computer started to freeze alot, mostly while im playing game. (the game is League of Legends, video card is 5770) I have no idea what, will try a full reinstall soon, but I'm afriad it might be something is breaking down. Any ideas as to why this is, the Ram is 3 years old, if that helps. Im thinking its the ram.
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Old August 16, 2010, 04:25 PM
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If its too vague, (which I think it is) pls tell me what sign to look for when a component is breaking down, like when the ram is breaking down, or hard drive, or video card or anything else
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Dude what's your temps like when it happens?
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hmm good idea, never thought of it like that ill check, oh wait but the whole thing will be freeze when it freeze so i wont be able to check anyway
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plz plz plz change that avatar i puked trice.

and, you got to memtest and prime and furmark till you find the culprit.
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hmm good idea, never thought of it like that ill check, oh wait but the whole thing will be freeze when it freeze so i wont be able to check anyway
If it happens "mostly" while your gaming next you game for long period of time take a look.
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yup check out cpu temp, gpu temp next time to void this as the problem
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Oh well, I think you guys are right. I switched to a much lower resolution and not playing during the hot daytime, it seems to not freeze anymore. Still I haven't download cpuz and gpuz yet, maybe later. So if a component goes too hot the computer just freezes? I had to force shut down every time :(. Maybe time for a new case?
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Oh well, I think you guys are right. I switched to a much lower resolution and not playing during the hot daytime, it seems to not freeze anymore. Still I haven't download cpuz and gpuz yet, maybe later. So if a component goes too hot the computer just freezes? I had to force shut down every time :(. Maybe time for a new case?
To hold you over you could probably use MSI afterburner to create a custom fan profile in an attempt to keep your GPU temps under control. It may prevent the need of an expense, like a new case.
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What does that means?/ Sorry I just have no idea, you mean to buy more fans? The reason I'm thinking of getting a new case is cos I want more fans for the case, right now I only have ...3 and thats including the CPU one, so maybe its time for a new case :D. But by all means, I'm always interested in saving so tell me more about what you mean. :D
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