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i just have noticed recently that my computer suddenly turns off. (as in the CPU shuts off without warning.) it usually happens when I'm playing in Frozen Throne in Garena. I have a good and licensed anti virus and anti spy ware and its up to date. (Kaspersky Internet Security 2009) and my full scans were regular. I'm Puzzled whether its the electric connection or something is wrong with my PC. help from experts? anyone? :)
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Games particularly can stretch your laptop's RAM & processor to the maximum output, which in turn generates more internal heat. This additional heat may be more than your laptop's cooling fans can deal with, which causes it to shut down to avoid permanently damaging internal components.

Some computers, especially laptops which may be adequately cooled in normal use, are just not designed for playing the more processor-intensive games. Game-consoles were designed specifically for that purpose, laptops were not.
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A good way to find out is to take two speedfan readings. One before playing the game and then depending on how long it takes for shutdown to occur take another readings after playing the game for a couple of minutes.
Download Speedfan (The download link is to the right), and install it. Once it's installed, run the program and post here the information it shows.
The information I want you to post is the stuff that is circled in the example picture I have attached.
To make sure we are getting all the correct information it would help us if you were to attach a screenshot like the one below of your Speedfan results.

To do a screenshot please have click on your Print Screen on your keyboard.
  • It is normally the key above your number pad between the F12 key and the Scroll Lock key
  • Now go to Start and then to All Programs
  • Scroll to Accessories and then click on Paint
  • In the Empty White Area click and hold the CTRL key and then click the V
  • Go to the File option at the top and click on Save as
  • Save as file type JPEG and save it to your Desktop
  • Attach it to your next reply

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