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Obcilion

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No idea what to do, the game crashes, returning to the desktop, and that error report thingie pops up. this only happens with some games in 3d (civ4, heroes V, sims2, rct3) but not on others (rrt3, EVE, Ds2, unreal 2003) and not at all with 2d games. sometimes the computer "turns itself off", the screen goes black, the sound stopps, but the fans and stuff is still running

Abit vt7
Intel Celeron 2.40 ghz
Nvidia GeForce 6600
1.5 gb RAM
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How hot is your graphics card getting? Like, how is it cooled?

Second, are all of your video card drivers up to date? The latest games may require more up to date drivers than the other 3d and 2d games.
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the graphics cardu uses a fan, just downloaded the latest drivers, still crashing.....
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just checked the card, it's not hot at all, I can touch it without problems
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just out of curiousity have you been updating the same computer time after time? Or did you build it yourself. I'm thinking that your PSU isn't giving out enough juice for your computer. But before we jump to that what are the settings for the games your graphics card may not be able to give what your asking out of it.
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I built the computer two years ago, and I've been fidling with it ever since :whistling:.... All the games fit the requirements. Btw, my bios set my cpu clock to 3.6 ghz a couple of times

Edited by Obcilion, 19 July 2006 - 03:00 PM.

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it may fit the requirements, but you need much higher then the requirements to play it on higher detail. Lower the detail to low and remove effects such as shadows and such. See if you have the same problem.
thanx
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Edit: thats a huge overclocking, to my knoledge celrons arn't the greatest over clockers. Be sure that its not over clocked it could be a way to much for it to handle, and there for crash.

Edited by james_8970, 19 July 2006 - 03:08 PM.

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so you mean that i simply have to lower the detail? I mean, it doesen't lag or anything... the clocking problem is a long time ago, I've found out that my games crash less frequently when i set it to 2.16....

Tanks for ur help, btw

Edited by Obcilion, 19 July 2006 - 03:13 PM.

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it should. i faced similar problems one time, and thats all it took to fix me up.
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