can u see anything that would cause a game freezes

By bobajob
Mar 26, 2006
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  1. had a year old system worked like a charm,i decided to upgrade some bits here and there,so i bought a ati 1900xt.when i recived it i found out that a pci-e slot was needed so i ordered a new mortheboard ,installed that found i needed a pci-e power supply got one installed it.the thing went fine in windows xp and farcry but the thing freezes within 2-10 mins of all other gamesand very rarely in xp.so i read through every related forum for the past month to no avail.
    heres a list of things ive done.
    2 pci-e compatable psu still happens[brand new good ones ,ran hairdryer on cold over everybit.]
    have fitted 3 new fans have 7 in total,3 in 3 out 1 on psu
    updated all drivers
    bought a xfi music soundcard
    getting another new mobo 2 days.
    could anyone whou knows see if the parts may be conflicting please.

    gigabyte ga-k8ne
    win xp home
    amd +3400 semperon socket 754
    ati x1900xt
    xfi music soundblaster
    x3 crucial 184_pin unbuff dimm ddr pc3200[swapped around tested them]
    use an lg 30"tv as my monitor
    maxtor diamond max 10, 200gig
    tescorp cdr/rw
    tescorp dvdr+rw
    the temps are cpu 25 idle 40 max
    mobo 25 idle-30 max[there is a third temp says 72c si sandra said it was psu changed that today still 72c never goes above 74c.so i think it might be other part of mobo getting a new one tuesday to see.
    im going out of my mind here any help would be fantastic thank you.
  2. howard_hopkinso

    howard_hopkinso Newcomer, in training Posts: 25,948   +19

    Hello and welcome to Techspot.

    Whatever I say it`s only going be a guess.

    Usually freezing is either caused by overheating/psu/videocard, but I guess it could be your mobo.

    Go HERE and follow the instructions. See if it helps any.

    Regards Howard :wave: :wave:
  3. bobajob

    bobajob Newcomer, in training Topic Starter

    thank you :)
  4. bobajob

    bobajob Newcomer, in training Topic Starter

    it was the mobo .. haaaaaaaaa insanely :) :) :)
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