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Computer Freezes solid

By Lazareth
Feb 17, 2006
  1. AMD xp 2600+
    Western Digital 180gb HD
    Maxtor 180gb HD
    ATI X700 256mb 4x/8x agp gc
    1.75gb PC2700 ddr ram
    450w Power supply


    During Game play (WOW) my pc will just lock up randomly and has to be restarted. Any ideas on a fix action.
     
  2. PanicX

    PanicX TechSpot Ambassador Posts: 669

    Random lockups during intensive applications is a common sign of system overheating. Try blowing out the dust bunnies in your PC and maybe add a fan or two inside. If you have your PC crammed in a cubby hole, try moving it somewhere with better ventilation.
     
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