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Computer Crashes while watching videos or playing games

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by Alparslan, Dec 19, 2010.

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  1. Alparslan

    Alparslan Thread Starter

    Nov 8, 2010
    Hi. For the past 2 months or so, my computer has been crashing after watching any sort of video on any site for more than 5 minutes. It also happens when I play any video games on it. What could the problem be and why is it happening?
  2. captainron276


    Sep 11, 2010
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    You might want to list the specs on the machine so the fellows can help you out:)
  3. Alparslan

    Alparslan Thread Starter

    Nov 8, 2010
    Processor Intel® Core™ i7 processor Extreme Edition (up to 1600 MHz FSB)
    Intel® Core™ i7 processor
    Cache varies by processor
    Memory Up to 12 GB of DDR3 1066/1333 MHz SDRAM (three-channel support on six DIMMs)
    Supported Protocols SMBIOS(DMI)2.4/DMI2.0
    System Chipset Intel® X58 chipset + ICH10R
    I/O Controller Hub ITE 8720
    Expansion Slots Two PCI Express® 2.0 x16 slots
    PCI Express X4 slot
    PCI Express® 2.0 x1 slot
    Audio Embedded high-definition audio with 7.1-channel surround sound support
    Speakers N/A
    Video Enabled ATI CrossFireX™
    Microsoft® DirectX® 10 support
    PCI Express® 2.0 x16 graphics card support

    TV-tuner card:
    • Hybrid analog (NTSC/PAL/SECAM) and digital (DVB-T or ATSC format) TV-tuner card, supporting hardware or software MPEG-2 stream encoding
    Storage Serial ATA hard disk up to 1 TB
    Two 3.5" front-accessible, tool-less swap HDD baysOptical drive options:
    • BD & SuperMulti DVD burner
    • BD reader & SuperMulti DVD burner
    • SuperMulti with Labelflash™ technologyCard reader Multi-in-one card reader with Smart Copy button, supporting:
    • CompactFlash® (Type I and II)
    • CF+™ Microdrive
    • MultiMediaCard (MMC)
    • MMCplus™
    • MMCmobile™
    • Reduced-Size MultiMediaCard (RS-MMC)
    • Secure Digital™ (SD) Card
    • miniSD™ Card
    • SmartMedia™
    • xD-Picture Card™
    • Memory Stick®
    • Memory Stick PRO™
    • Memory Stick Duo™
    • Memory Stick PRO Duo™
    • Two USB 2.0 portsMedia Control Interface with full Media Center control, featuring:
    • Menu navigation
    • Media control
    • Volume control
    Modem 56K ITU V.92, Wake-on-Ring ready
    Networking LAN: Gigabit Ethernet
    WLAN: IEEE 802.11b/g
    Ports Front I/O ports:
    • Multi-in-one card reader1
    • Smart Backup button
    • IEEE 1394 port (6-pin)
    • Two USB 2.0 ports
    • High-definition headphone and microphone jacks
    Rear I/O ports:
    • Six USB 2.0 ports
    • PS/2 keyboard and mouse ports
    • Ethernet (RJ-45) port
    • Six audio ports
    • IEEE 1394 port (6 pin)
    • All display ports on the graphics card
    Operating: +5oC ~+35oC
    Non-operating: -10oC ~ +60oC
    Relative Humidity:
    Operating: 15% - 80% RH Non-condensing
    Non-Operating Storage: 10% - 90% RH, Non-condensing at 40° C
    Maximum Vibration:
    Operating: 5 ~ 16.2Hz: 0.38mm (peak to peak) 16.2 ~ 250Hz; 0.2G
    Non-Operating Storage: 5 ~ 27.1Hz: 0.6G 27.1 ~ 50Hz; 0.4mm (peak to peak) 50 ~ 500Hz: 2G
    Chassis 416 (H) x 456 (D) x 185 (W) mm
    Power Supply 500 W / 750 W / 1000 W
    Operating System Genuine Windows Vista® Home Premium (64-bit)
    (varies by model)

    The Model is Aspire M7720
  4. Alparslan

    Alparslan Thread Starter

    Nov 8, 2010
    Anybody i thought this problem was solved.. it turned out to get worse, my fan is working, but my videocard still overheats HELP?!!!!
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