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April 17, 2011 5:40:32 PM

i recently built an i5-2500k w/c i havent overclocked yet the thing is whenever i play games w/ it like bullet storm star craft etc it freezes/crashes after 10-20 mins..im using a radeon 6850 and a 775 watts bronze psu..ran a test on my ram and its all good,updated all the drivers..so what could it be?..bad gpu?..or psu ? or should i increase the voltage on something? pls help..pretty much it just crashes when i play games

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April 17, 2011 6:54:36 PM

kenq86 said:
i recently built an i5-2500k w/c i havent overclocked yet the thing is whenever i play games w/ it like bullet storm star craft etc it freezes/crashes after 10-20 mins..im using a radeon 6850 and a 775 watts bronze psu..ran a test on my ram and its all good,updated all the drivers..so what could it be?..bad gpu?..or psu ? or should i increase the voltage on something? pls help..pretty much it just crashes when i play games

Try furmark to stress test your gpu.THis way you find out the cause.
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April 17, 2011 7:25:07 PM

i ran a stability test for an hr and it was good...temp at 70 C and it didnt freeze/crash at all...now im running the windows memory diagnostic test and all..and 30 mins have passed im still stucked at 15% complete 1 of 2..u think i hav a bad ram?
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April 18, 2011 2:06:14 PM

Let it run for longer, RAM tests can be a while. You can try to run the system with only one stick (if you have several).
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