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June 3, 2003 7:12:06 PM

Hi! i just purchased a new M/B Asus P4 S533-MX. Its an Asus X series M/B. I am using a P4 1.80 GHz(512KB) processor and Samsung 512MB (266MHz) DDR RAM. Now the problem i am facing is that when i O/C this Processor to 2.40GHz. WinXP works Fine perfectly fine and every other application works fine and even when i am programming in VC++. but when i play games like Enter the Matrix or Cricket 2002 after some time in middle of game the computer restarts by it self. i cant figure out whats the problem with it. Can any body help me out about this thing!!!!!!!!!

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June 4, 2003 12:43:24 PM

It could be power related or heat related?

What are the temps after running on full load for a long time and how many watt is your PSU?

My CPU fan spins so fast that it creates a wormhole :eek: 
June 6, 2003 12:53:29 PM

too hot, too overclocked, debatable... do a stress test with something like 3dmark2003 (ie loop the benchie for a couple of hours & see what happens)

Applications will never stress a system as much as a PC game... see, a reason to play games for serious 'testing' of systems...

Trust me I know what I'm doing... ooops, grab the cat... (Click me name to see me spec)
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