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Games crash PC

Discussion in 'Windows - Games' started by MrX1oo1, Jun 13, 2011.

  1. MrX1oo1

    MrX1oo1 Member

    Nov 21, 2004
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    I've been playing some games on my custom PC. I'm feeling kinda lazy so I don't feel like posting all the specs. If necessary I will. My gpu's have not surpassed 61 celcius and all other temps are at least 10 degrees cooler. i'm thinking i have my graphics properties set too high. my question is, is there any software out there for monitoring system hardware's performance so I can see specifically what's causing the crash? never mind found the specs from my build thread:

    Core i5 750 CPU: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819115215
    P55A-UD4P M/B: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813128409
    8GB Corsair XMS3 RAM: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820145267
    Noctua NH-U12P Cooler: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16835608014
    2x XFX Radeon HD5870: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814150476
    Intel 80GB SSD: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820167023
    WD1002FAEX 1TB HDD: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16822136533
    WD20EARS 2TB HDD: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16822136514
    NZXT Lexa Case: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811146018
    Sunbeam Rheobus Extreme Fan controller: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811995016
    3x Scythe GentleTyphoon Fan: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16835185091
    2x Nexus 80mm Fan: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16835610004
    Zalman ZM850-HP Power supply: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817379007
  2. xboxdvl2

    xboxdvl2 Regular member

    Dec 21, 2005
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    hit crl+alt+delete and go task manager then performance(will show your cpu usage and memory usage).usually the graphics card overheating will cause a computer to crash if running high performance games.a dodgy version of the game can cause pc to crash.
  3. banzaigtv

    banzaigtv Member

    Sep 7, 2009
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    Some older games with XP / Vista compatibility, such as GTA 4, may glitch and/or crash at times while running on Windows 7. Try changing the Windows compatibility mode settings if you are experiencing issues.

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