Gaming Lockup issues....

By KiltedPirate
Oct 1, 2003
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  1. System Specs:
    p4 2.4
    1 gig ram
    pny ti4400 128mb ver 45.xx driver
    sb audigy plat
    aopen ax4g pro mb

    Everytime I start a game it locks up with-in 5 minutes. I have tried several things suggested here to fix this and I am running out of options and I am ready to toss it out the window.
  2. Dantrag

    Dantrag TechSpot Enthusiast Posts: 262

    nice specs :) , did you test your memory?flash the bios?what psu?what temps?

    btw try the 43.03 drivers
  3. poertner_1274

    poertner_1274 secroF laicepS topShceT Posts: 4,745

    Make sure it isn't getting too hot. Any components for that matter, but mainly your video card. Is everything identified correctly in your BIOS? Does this only happen when you play games? What games? What have you installed recently to make this happen, or has this ALWAYS happened?
  4. KiltedPirate

    KiltedPirate Newcomer, in training Topic Starter

    It happens when I play any games:
    UT2k3
    U2
    GTA:VC
    Diablo2

    you name it.
  5. Rick

    Rick TechSpot Staff Posts: 6,304   +52 Staff Member

    Sounds like memory or a heating issue to me. It may even extend as a possible hard disk or mother board problem.

    You'll just need to eliminate the possibilities so you can narrow it down to what's causing this issue.

    I would first check your temperatures, then proceed with a memory test www.memtest86.com
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