Hey guys i need your help on a really annoying thing!
I have a DELL dimension T3400 with a AMD HD 6800 - it's not the most amazing setup, but since i installed the graphics card a few months back it could easily play my favourite games!
Back in December i could play Battlefield 2, LFD2, MW3, and far cry 3 easily!! (Farcry 3 had to have the graphics turned down a little)
Anyway just recently after moving house, im trying to play all the same games again - but about 10 mins in, Farcry and even LFd2 start freezin
the freeze - black screen, loss of sound, loss of of movement - 2 seconds later all returns to normal.
So instantly im thinking the graphics card is over heating. So i open up AMD overdrive turn up the fan and open GPU-Z to monitor the temps.
After recording these crashes, i can see that the temp of the GPU was only 50/60C and the gpu clock wasnt too maxed.
Now my PC is in top shape, no malware or nothing.
what could cause this problem??? and how do i test for it???
It seems like it could be memory related. I have 4GB of ram running windows 7 32bit with little to no background processes!!!!
grrrrrr how do i figure out whats going on????
I WAS playing these games 2 months ago on the SAME pc, hardly any software updates or changes!!!!