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Help! Computer keeps on freezing when playing games.

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June 2, 2012 2:08:48 AM

I have recently built a computer specifically to play games. I have had this for a couple monthes now and ever since I have gotten it, it has been freezing regularly. It would usually freeze when I have multiple things open at once, or when I'm playing games. This computer has been pretty good, but it is just the freeze that has been frustrating.

My specs:
SSD: Kingston SSDNow V+100 128GB
Motherboard: Intel® Desktop Board DX79TO
Memory: Kingston HyperX 16GB (4 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model KHX1600C9D3K4/16GX
Graphic Card: ASUS GTX 560 DirectCU II OC
CPU: Intel Core i7-3820 LGA2011
CPU Cooler: Hyper 212 EVO
Power Supply: Antec TruePower New 650W
Hard Drive: Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive
Tower: Antec Twelve Hundred

June 2, 2012 2:16:28 AM

Do you have the latest SSD firmware installed?
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June 3, 2012 2:22:47 PM

if its freezing up and causing a reebot, instead of just freezing momentarily, i would also check temperatures (if you havent already) to make sure that isnt the cause. Also note if you have/have not overclocked.
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June 3, 2012 7:07:26 PM

Test the RAM 1 stick at a time with MemTest86+ (with the +) Let it get through at least 6 or 7 passes each.
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