Hey folks, built a comp with help from this site about a year ago (much appreciated) and it was running great til now. Hoping you can shed some light on a noob's problem!
So I installed the new starcraft and was playing it for about 2 hours when the screen turned solid pink and the comp rebooted. I tried again, and the input to the monitor stopped, but I could still hear audio from the game. This time, the comp had to be manually rebooted. I thought it was simply an issue with the game, as I'd heard there were similar problems with it, but now it's affecting any game that's graphics-intensive.
Here's my build:
Processor: Intel i5-2500 CPU @3.30 GHz
Mobo: INtel DQ67EP Micro ATX
GPU: Invidia FeGeforce GTX 560 ti
Power supply: Silver stone 600W
OS: Windows 7 64-bit
It's all stuffed into a Lian-Li PC-TU200 case.
Now, temps have always run high in this guy, as it is a pretty small case (I needed it for portability), but it's never caused a crash. I got MSI afterburner to watch my temps playing Dawn of war: retribution, as this game causes the comp to get pretty hot, but can play longer without the mystery crash. Noticed the temps peaked at 91C.
So there's my problem in a rather long nutshell. I am trapped on-site and this baby's all that keeps me sane, so any help would be much appreciated!
Edit: I should mention, it was able to run SC2: Wings of Liberty on ultra settings without a hiccup, so I'm doubly perplexed.