My comp keeps crashing as i play games

By nathanjackson
Jun 23, 2005
  1. i have a comp that keeps crashing as i play any game.
    i have 3.2ghz pentium 4 processor
    gforce 256mb 5600 graphics card
    my computer just crashes after about 5 mins if im luckyy
  2. AtK SpAdE

    AtK SpAdE TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 1,341

    Ok we need more info.

    What OS (thinking xp)
    Latest drivers?
    How long has the problem been going on?
    Any changes to the hardware recently?
    Any error messages? or logs?

    and lastly, when you say crash does it reboot? or does it just freeze up?

  3. vnf4ultra

    vnf4ultra TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,360

    Yeah, need more info. It could be an underpowered psu, or your comp. might be unstable, is it overclocked?
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