PC crashing when playing games

By GameObsession
Apr 28, 2016
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  1. Hey guys recently my computer has decided to stop playing games. I get about 2 mins max then my pc crashes. The screen turns off and sound produces and stutering type noise.
    Btw I play games like, Grand theft auto V, Counter Strike Global offensive etc.
    Any solutions?

    operating system: Windows 10 build 10240
    processor : intel core i7-3770 CPU @ 3.40GHz 3.40GHz
    memory : 16 GB Ram
    running: direct x 11
    video card : AMD Radeon HD 7990
  2. Cycloid Torus

    Cycloid Torus Stone age computing. Posts: 3,016   +658

    Following in order I would do them.

    Heat? Clean out dust bunnies, check all fans turn, clear cables out of ventilation path, check for loose heatsink cpu & gpu, monitor temps with utility.
    BSOD? STOP codes? Share screenshot, review mini-dump.
    Event Viewer? Check for interesting errors.
    Memory? Memtest86: 7 passes
    HDD? SMART, manufacturer's utility
    CHKDSK /r
    SFC /scannow
    Spykezxp likes this.

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