Random Switch Off's and High Ping

By bevzz
Feb 10, 2010
  1. hi , i have had this custom built PC for a few months now, i recently upgraded to 64 bit windows 7 to accompany my 6gb of ram, however a few days later my computer was randomly restarting , particulary when i have games loaded up. I checked the whole computer for over heating and the only piece i found was hot was the network controll chipset, everything else was not hot whatsoever, after searching windows update i found a driver update for the chipset and i installed it which stopped the random shutdowns , however i now experience really high ping spikes for a minute or so and my wireless adaptor for my mode m no longer seems to process the internet connection so i have to connect the modem straight into the computer to get any internet. PLease help me out here , i also checked core temperatures on the bios at loadup and they were perfectly fine.
  2. jobeard

    jobeard TS Ambassador Posts: 15,170   +580

    you need to verify that the games are 64bit compatible ---
  3. bevzz

    bevzz TS Rookie Topic Starter

    this game would be counter - strike source and world of warcraft , and i know many other people who play these games on 64 bit , its just spikes i get every few mins.
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