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Old 04-18-2006, 09:35 PM   #1
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Default Computer Restarting Itself...Help

When I am playing games (specificlly World of Warcraft)... the computer would restart. It wouldn't happen often so far happened only 3x. Its when I play for a couple of hours.

Do you think its because its too hot?

I would be running the game and iTunes.

My Specs:
P4 3.2 Ghz HT
1 1/2 GB RAM
ATI x700 (running dual monitors)
and a 100mm fan the blows outward.

ATX Mid Tower Case.

Its a modified Sony Vaio :: Model : RS630G

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Old 04-18-2006, 09:37 PM   #2
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im thinking its cuz its too hot. most likely the video card, since its running 2 monitors
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Old 04-18-2006, 09:40 PM   #3
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Yeah monitor the temps, play the game for a little then go back and see what the temps are.
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Old 04-18-2006, 09:43 PM   #4
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Lol, lets make it unanimous, your video card is probably overheating. Try adding some more fans, or try to get some watercooling in there!
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Old 04-18-2006, 09:46 PM   #5
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Really water cooling? Come on dude its a simple over heating problem. Wartercooling is if you want a quiet computer and want to oc!. All you need are a couple of case fans, or a gpu cooler. It could be your cpu in that case a new heatsink/fan
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Default Re: Computer Restarting Itself...Help

The problem is that I can't add anymore fans to this case. I think I'll have to go with the water cooling.

How exactly does those pumps and stuff work?
What do I need to have a complete water cooling system?
What can I use to monitor the temps?
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Do u have a empty pci slot open? if u do then you could buy a Central System/Case Exhaust Slot Fan. Exhaust Fans
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Do u have a empty pci slot open? if u do then you could buy a Central System/Case Exhaust Slot Fan. Exhaust Fans
Thats a good idea... I think imma buy one of those. They're cheap also. But do I put it under my vid card? because my vid card has a fan on it already. So that the exhaust blower wouls push air into the system.
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