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My PC shuts down after 10 - 20 min of gameplay

By But-ninja
Jun 10, 2012
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  1. Hello , This only recently started happening My PC would play games like Battlefield 3 and The Witcher 2 No problem But now its starting to crash I get no error the PC just freezes for a second then shuts down. I have checked all my drivers they are up to date , Heat is not an issue I checked I don't know whats happening

    My specs are
    AMD Phenom II processor
    MSI 880GMS - E35 Motherboard
    Nvidia Geforce GTs 250
    4 GB RAM

    Any help will be very appreciated
     
  2. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 20,987   +168

    Check the video card for dust and that the fan is running normally. Make sure the fan is clean and free of dust
     
  3. But-ninja

    But-ninja TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Okay I did that does not seem to be crashing since I was able to play 2 Matches but I will repond if this changes thank you :)
     
  4. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 20,987   +168

    You are welcome :)
     
  5. But-ninja

    But-ninja TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Still happening :(

    I believe it may be My Processor I checked when it gets to 60 C it MAkes my PC shutdown How can I cool it even further ?
     
  6. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 20,987   +168

    You are going to have to re-install the CPU heatsink. You will have to clean off the old thermal paste and apply a small amount of new paste
     
  7. But-ninja

    But-ninja TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Not very tech Savvy
     
  8. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 20,987   +168

    Do you have a friend or family member that can do this for you? A computer service shop can do it for you too
     


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