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My comp gets overheated!


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suliman

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Hi

When running a game (battle for middle earth 2) my comp gets overheated over time (like 10min) and then shuts down in a nice black-screen crash/loop. The game runs great and i meet the requirements.

Why do not the fan compensate for this? The area that seems to hot is just where the powercable gets in the comp (upper back). If i reset at this point, the fan goes crazy to cool down the comp, but why not earlier so it never gets to hot in the first place? Can something override the cool-down thingy? Can i make it be more vigilant?

Thanks for your help.
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Why machines get too hot varies

Not enough fans, poorly calibrated sensors

Inadequate cooling on the CPU

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This is from ultimate version, its the full thing couse i didnt know better.

But isnt int strange that the fan can handle the heat in other situations but not when running this game? After reboot, it obviously understands that its to hot and start solving the problem but not before...

Thanks for helping out.
Erik, sweden

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Plz offer some hints anybody. It seems to crash in the same manner when running hitman 3, another graphic-heavy game. The epicentra of the heat might be "on the middle of the computers back" (upper side, middle).

Any1?

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it certainly seems to be running on the hot side if your computer at idle is 55c--any game will push that into thehigh 60s and likely 70s

I would first try a test....open the case and run a fan LIGHTLY across the CPU--does the problem repeat
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I get nearly the same problem, except mine will freeze on the game instantly, with no drop in FPS. It does it on any game i play, even if i just stand idle.

I havn't got a clue what it is. Help! :whistling:

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