Computer crashing during gaming

By Caleb Grinnell ยท 4 replies
Mar 30, 2016
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  1. Hey folks. This has been an issue that has persisted for well over a year now. I have finally gotten sick of it due to the amount of times it has been happening. While playing almost any game my system will randomly freeze completely (no alt-tab-del) nothing responds to me. This happens on the following games (WOW, Skyrim, Fallout 4, even on Binding of Isaac)
    I have already swapped out Psu's, bought a new GPU and swapped out my ram also. My cables are fixed securely and all drivers are updated completely. This issue has persisted from windows 7 and continues in windows 10. I have made changes to the power settings, audio, and also increased fan speed, applied new heat seal on my cpu, and dusted multitudes of times with the same effect randomly. This can occur after 20 minutes of gaming or 5 hours of gaming. My system specs are as follows.

    OS Name Microsoft Windows 10 Home
    Version 10.0.10586 Build 10586
    Other OS Description Not Available
    OS Manufacturer Microsoft Corporation
    System Name
    System Manufacturer Gigabyte Technology Co., Ltd.
    System Model To be filled by O.E.M.
    System Type x64-based PC
    System SKU To be filled by O.E.M.
    Processor AMD FX(tm)-9590 Eight-Core Processor, 4722 Mhz, 4 Core(s), 8 Logical Processor(s)
    BIOS Version/Date American Megatrends Inc. F2, 7/15/2013
    SMBIOS Version 2.7
    Embedded Controller Version 255.255
    BIOS Mode Legacy
    BaseBoard Manufacturer Gigabyte Technology Co., Ltd.
    BaseBoard Model Not Available
    BaseBoard Name Base Board
    Platform Role Desktop
    Secure Boot State Unsupported
    PCR7 Configuration Binding Not Possible
    Windows Directory C:\WINDOWS
    System Directory C:\WINDOWS\system32
    Boot Device \Device\HarddiskVolume1
    Locale United States
    Hardware Abstraction Layer Version = "10.0.10586.0"
    User Name
    Time Zone Eastern Daylight Time
    Installed Physical Memory (RAM) 8.00 GB
    Total Physical Memory 7.96 GB
    Available Physical Memory 5.52 GB
    Total Virtual Memory 8.46 GB
    Available Virtual Memory 5.87 GB
    Page File Space 512 MB
    Page File C:\pagefile.sys
    Hyper-V - VM Monitor Mode Extensions Yes
    Hyper-V - Second Level Address Translation Extensions Yes
    Hyper-V - Virtualization Enabled in Firmware Yes
    Hyper-V - Data Execution Protection Yes

    Sorry for the mess!
  2. Cycloid Torus

    Cycloid Torus Stone age computing. Posts: 3,021   +661

    Beep codes? Error listings in Event Viewer? Blue screens?

    Vast issues, need something to hone in on.

    Any common elements?

    Games crash - some more than others. If no common element, then it is the game itself.

    Check for updates for drivers is about all you can do at this stage.
  3. Caleb Grinnell

    Caleb Grinnell TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Drivers are all up to date. No beep codes and the only error I see is the Power Kernel from when I power the computer off. It happens when playing most games no idea why. Thank you for the reply!
  4. Cycloid Torus

    Cycloid Torus Stone age computing. Posts: 3,021   +661

    You might check each of your 'main play' games on respective forums to see if others experience crashes. I've had issues with Skyrim, Fallout NV and Fallout 3 which I was able to 'improve' (not quite resolve) based on some ideas offered on specific forums.
  5. Caleb Grinnell

    Caleb Grinnell TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Alright il check those out and get back to you then. Never thought it could just be related to certain games.

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