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shutdown problemm

By aonyoung
Dec 23, 2005
  1. hi, i just asked my friend to built my new computer, and i have a problem. it suddenly restart when i play a game (Farcry).

    My spec is :
    GE FORCE 7800 GT 256 mb DDR3
    Motherboard : nFORCE4-A939
    AMD athlon 64 X2 3800+ Dual Core processor
    1GB RAM
    XP HOME EDITION SP2
    430W power supply

    Can anyone help me to slove this problem ?
    Thanx a lot...
     
  2. doomsweek

    doomsweek TS Rookie Posts: 39

    Powersupply isn't giving enough juice for your monster system?
     
  3. aonyoung

    aonyoung TS Rookie Topic Starter

    my power supply is 430W
     
  4. DodgyBobZ

    DodgyBobZ TS Rookie

    Over heating?
    Dodgy Memory?
    Does it only restart on farcry?
     
  5. aonyoung

    aonyoung TS Rookie Topic Starter

    i dontt think its overheat, becoz the temperature is only about 40C. Wat is Dodgy memory ?
     
  6. DodgyBobZ

    DodgyBobZ TS Rookie

    Sorry I should have said faulty memory, It can cause problems like this.
     
  7. doomsweek

    doomsweek TS Rookie Posts: 39

    Your power supply is more than enough ( I think ).
    Run memtest ( http://www.memtest.org/ ) to check if your RAMs are OK.
     
  8. aonyoung

    aonyoung TS Rookie Topic Starter

    it will always restart even i dont run anythin on my computer. how to use memtest(www.memtest.org) ? coz, after opening it w/ winrar, i dont know how to open other files...
     
  9. doomsweek

    doomsweek TS Rookie Posts: 39

  10. aonyoung

    aonyoung TS Rookie Topic Starter

    i did the memory test juz now and i found 2 errors. it says pass 2 and error 2. so wat should i do now ?
     
  11. aonyoung

    aonyoung TS Rookie Topic Starter

    juz now again i found 10 errors with 4 passes.

    I really dont know wat it is...
    LOL...
     
  12. doomsweek

    doomsweek TS Rookie Posts: 39

    You have a bad memory!! Try replacing your RAM.. :(
     
  13. aonyoung

    aonyoung TS Rookie Topic Starter

    u mean throw my ram, buy other one and replace them ? or juz plug it off and plug it in again ?

    and do i have to replace them on the same slot ? or different slot ?

    how many errors are allowed actually ? and the memory test won't stop rite ? so how many pass i should do ?
     
  14. doomsweek

    doomsweek TS Rookie Posts: 39

    If memtest told you that it has found errors on your RAM, it means that your RAM is busted. You could try plugging it off and plugging it in again and re-running memtest if it helps. If there are still errors, try buying a new one.
     
  15. aonyoung

    aonyoung TS Rookie Topic Starter

    my case has 4 slot for memory... i juz tried to put to the other slot. and the errors is decreasing... but still has 1 error from 5 pass... is it ok ? but anyway now my computer is fine....
    thx for helping
     
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