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Computer freezes

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January 14, 2013 7:49:24 PM

Hello,my computer freezes when im mostly playing games. It mostly freezes when the gpu is using most of its usage. I think i have the latest drivers.
i have a 7870 hawk ed
amd phenom II X4
600 watt power supply corsair
and im not overcloaking

anybody can think of a reason?

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January 14, 2013 7:50:11 PM

Bad memory is what I would look at first.
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January 14, 2013 8:00:55 PM

ill look into that
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January 14, 2013 9:11:37 PM

Memory or overheating. Run memtest86 to test memory and run speedfan while playing games to monitor temps.
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January 16, 2013 6:05:43 PM

i tested ram and the first said i had bad ram so tired tested each stick alone and no errors. so i tested my both at the same time again and nothing
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January 16, 2013 6:09:01 PM

and temps are fine
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January 16, 2013 6:54:28 PM

Monitor your temps while playing the game that shuts down your computer. How high does the cpu and gpu temp get?
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January 16, 2013 7:16:45 PM

cpu is like 45 and gpu is in the 40's. and like benchmarking the gpu will make it freeze also
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January 18, 2013 2:46:03 PM

and my gpu is always under a full load when i play a game
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January 18, 2013 2:53:07 PM

Have you updated your drivers?
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January 18, 2013 3:11:30 PM

ive downloaded the latest from msi and amd
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