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I randomly crash on alot of games

Discussion in 'Games' started by joeldamole1, May 5, 2010.

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  1. joeldamole1

    joeldamole1 Thread Starter

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    Hey well my problem is that my PC likes to crash on a lot of my games, it seems to only happen on the newer games, e.g. Dirt 2, Left for dead 2, Battlefield Bad company 2, GRID. Basically i could be playing said game from 1hour to 7hours and in that time the game will crash, the crash is simply a freeze then the game has stopped responding.
    I have done a memory Diagnostic scan and found no problems. I have also brought a new graphics card around 2 weeks ago and still have the random crashes.

    Thanks any help is appreciated.

    Heres my DXdiag
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    System Information
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    Time of this report: 5/2/2010, 13:40:59
    Machine name: JOEL-PC
    Operating System: Windows Vista¬ô Home Premium (6.0, Build 6002) Service Pack 2 (6002.vistasp2_gdr.100218-0019)
    Language: English (Regional Setting: English)
    System Manufacturer: MICRO-STAR INTERNATIONAL CO.,LTD
    System Model: MS-7550
    BIOS: Default System BIOS
    Processor: AMD Phenom(tm) 9950 Quad-Core Processor (4 CPUs), ~2.6GHz
    Memory: 4094MB RAM
    Page File: 1806MB used, 6592MB available
    Windows Dir: C:\Windows
    DirectX Version: DirectX 11
    DX Setup Parameters: Not found
    DxDiag Version: 7.00.6002.18107 64bit Unicode
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    Display Devices
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    Card name: NVIDIA GeForce GTS 250
    Manufacturer: NVIDIA
    Chip type: GeForce GTS 250
    DAC type: Integrated RAMDAC
    Device Key: Enum\PCI\VEN_10DE&DEV_0615&SUBSYS_34CB1458&REV_A2
    Display Memory: 2797 MB
    Dedicated Memory: 1005 MB
    Shared Memory: 1791 MB
    Current Mode: 1440 x 900 (32 bit) (75Hz)
    Monitor: Generic PnP Monitor
    Driver Name: nvd3dumx.dll,nvwgf2umx.dll,nvwgf2umx.dll,nvd3dum,nvwgf2um,nvwgf2um
    Driver Version: 8.17.0011.9621 (English)
    DDI Version: 10
    BGRA Supported: Yes
    Driver Attributes: Final Retail
    Driver Date/Size: 1/12/2010 05:03:33, 11862120 bytes
    WHQL Logo'd: Yes
    WHQL Date Stamp:
    Device Identifier: {D7B71E3E-4555-11CF-7D52-C0141CC2C535}
    Vendor ID: 0x10DE
    Device ID: 0x0615
    SubSys ID: 0x34CB1458
    Revision ID: 0x00A2
    Revision ID: 0x00A2
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  2. Mokomaki1

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    Is your gpu overheating? and do you have the latest drivers?
     
  3. Tanis

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    What Power Supply does the system have (make, model, wattage, number of 12v rails, amps etc)?

    I ask as you say you have recently bought a new graphics card, I assume that is an upgrade from the previous one? If so, it may be the your PSU isn't up to the job.

    What make and model is your machine (assuming its a 'branded' machine like HP, Dell etc.)?

    As suggested by Mokomaki1, you should also update your drivers. NVidia are now at Version 197.45 (release 13 April) and you are using 196.21, it may help.
     
  4. joeldamole

    joeldamole

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    Hey thanks for the reply's i have downloaded the software called speedfan to see if my pc is infact over heating. Here's my temperature's

    GPU 56
    Temp1 52
    Temp240
    Temp332
    Hd0 27
    Core 49

    I have nothing to compare them too so if anyone could fill me in on if they are high or not that would be great :)

    Also I will check my power supply tomorrow as i have a lot more time then, i shall also update my graphics card to rule that out too.

    Also I made my pc myself so it has no make.

    Thanks again
     
  5. Tanis

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    Temperatures ok OK by the looks of it, if you can post the details on your power supply that would be useful, also how old is it?
     
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