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Shutdown with Shogun Total War 2

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October 5, 2011 1:04:28 AM

Hi there:

I just bought a machine with this specs:

AMD Phenom II T1100 x6 3.3ghz, ASUS Sabertooth Motherboard FX990, 8gb Corsair Vengeance 1600mhz, NVIDIA GTX 570, Blu ray Samsung, Power Supply 850w. The problem I have is that everything is running cool playing or computing info, but when I try to play Shogun 2, it's runs ok in the first page but when I get to the map in campaign mode, the computer simply shutoff, and I can't even turn it on again, unless I reset the button of the power supply.
I don't know if it's the faulty PSU or the GFX card, could u help me please!

The temperature is ok, my processor has a Coolermaster V6, and the max temp is about 28 - 32 celsius, and the GPU runs at 70 celsius and 1700 -1900 rpm in the fan with full charge (running Empire total war and napoleon total war at the same time (window mode).

If u need more info just tell me. Thanks!

PD. I'm new in this... so you know...
a c 217 à CPUs
October 12, 2011 2:14:14 AM

Is it a legal bought copy?
Have you tried updating the game?
Does it happen in any other situations?

Download and run a 3Dmark app to stress the GPU.
Remove all traces of graphics driver and nvidia, then reinstall latest driver of the Nvidia site.
Reseat RAM.
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October 12, 2011 2:29:39 AM

Hard to say i'll assume this is through Steam.
I can play Napoleon all day long no problem and any other game for that matter.
Computer does all sorts of wierd stuff when i play Medieval 2 though.
Shuts down,bsods,gpu turns on and off.
Now Medieval 2 won't even load lol!
The NOICE! game not available message.
I'd say it's a game/Steam issue and has nothing to do with your hardware.
Been playing e-mail tag with Steam since Sept 27th.
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October 12, 2011 3:24:32 AM

Yah, I'ts a legal one, something weird happen, I updated the game to run with directx 11, and stopped crashing, really weird tough... maybe it was a bug with my sistem specs or I don't know... anyway, thank you very much...
a c 120 à CPUs
October 12, 2011 3:34:12 AM

Nice! if only i were so lucky!:) 
a c 217 à CPUs
October 12, 2011 4:26:33 AM

Pleasure...
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