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    Games Crashing?!?!


    I didnt know where to put this but since i think its my PSU i put it here!!

    Well....

    I read on the back of my Graphics card box that the card i have needed a min of 300w power and i looked at my PSU and it only had 250w MAX, so i went out and get myself a "Hiper Power Low Noise 350w" PSU fitted myself!

    But since ive got my new PSU i have found my games (Black and White 2 and Oblivion) have started to freeze and reset the computer!

    Didnt have them two games before i got my new PSU!

    Does anyone think is MAY be the PSU or not?

    My system is:

    Pentium 4 2.8ghz
    1gb ram
    256mb GeForce 6600

    Which is enough is run both them games fine!!

    Thanks!!!
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    Does this only happen with those two games ? Are you sure that the machine isn't overheating ?? Does the machine reboot or switch off ?
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    I havnt tryed all my game but i played MoH:spearhead all night and it was fine!

    It comp reboots!

    I can never tell what the temps are just before it reboots because it reboots lol but i think it is over heating itself! Even tho i can play Battlefield 2 for hours (and that a higher spec game than them 2 i think)
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    If you have a desktop fan, try removing the side casing off your machine and pointing the fan inside - see if that makes a difference.
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    Could be possibly a bad stick of memory as well.
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    I had a similar problem. Turns out the northbridge on my crappy asus motherboard was overheating. The aluminum heatsink wasn't enough for games like oblivion. Went out and got a copper one with a fan and it fixed most of my problems.

    Also, some no-name power supplies can have a lower power output than what is printed on it.

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