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'Freezing' in games


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mozzer11

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Hi
I have a problem where in some games I play it freezes for around 10 seconds then the sound loops, after a while it stops and I can play properly again. I overclocked my graphics card and CPU but set them back to default levels as I thought it might be the cause but it still does it.
Also when it happens there isn't any hard drive loading activity so I don't think it's that.

Edited by mozzer11, 19 April 2007 - 01:45 PM.

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Hi,

What games does it happen in?
Do you have the latest drivers for all your hardware?
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So far it's happened in Oblivion, Call of Duty 2 and Dawn of War. I have the latest drivers for my vid card but i'm not sure about my mobo as I don't know quite which drivers to install for it.
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Those games are very graphics card/CPU/RAM heavy.

To find out what your motherboard is.
Download Everest > install it > run it > click motherboard twice and post the motherboard name with your next post.

http://www.majorgeek...ad.php?det=4181
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It's a gigabyte GA-M55plus-S3G
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Which revision is it?
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The problem is called "lag."

Get some extra memory in your pc and it should be gone.
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The problem is called "lag."

Get some extra memory in your pc and it should be gone.


This is the users specs:

System (optional): AthlonX2 3800
Gigabyte GA-M55plus-S3G
1gb DDR2-600 Corsair Value Ram
Galaxy Tech 7600GT @ 620/1600
Tagan 450w
Thermaltake Mambo

It's not exactly in need of more RAM. I've got a three year old PC and Oblivion doesn't lag/freeze as much as that.
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Here go to this, http://www.banlist.n...opic.php?t=2590

There is a guide to help remove "lag" from your computer.

Edited by Champo_4, 22 April 2007 - 11:28 AM.

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Which revision is it?


I believe it's rev 1.0
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Update your motherboard chipset and sound drivers.

http://www.gigabyte....=GA-M55plus-S3G
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I tried that though it doesn't seem to have helped. This problem usually occurs when I start a game, does it maybe once or twice but after that usually I can play wihtout any hitches at all.
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I have noticed another weird thing when I play flatout 2 online. When it does the freezing thing, the game i'm in ends leaving only me in the game. :whistling:
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