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Old November 5, 2011, 05:07 PM
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I have an ASUS K53SV laptop (i5 2410m, GeForce GT 540M), and lately, when I play games on it, it momentarily freezes every few minutes (for about 30 seconds at a time). The frame rate is solid when not frozen. I have no idea what's going on.
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Old November 5, 2011, 05:12 PM
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GPU overheating. Time for a clean-up probably. Use GPU-z to check out the GPU temps while gaming.
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Old November 5, 2011, 05:35 PM
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Thanks. Seems to have worked. Is it also a good idea to update with the reference Nvidia drivers?
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Old November 5, 2011, 05:45 PM
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Drivers do have fixes for games indeed.
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Always keep your drivers up to date unless you have a specific game that works better on previous drivers and play it lots. Also, stress test your GPU memory with OCCT.
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