Hello,my computer keeps shutting off when i play a game

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Demonicvirus Posts 3 Registration date Tuesday January 22, 2013 Status Member Last seen January 24, 2013 - Jan 22, 2013 at 06:54 PM
debrataprince Posts 18 Registration date Thursday January 24, 2013 Status Member Last seen January 25, 2013 - Jan 25, 2013 at 04:27 PM
Hello, im having trouble figuring out why my computer shuts off when i play a game. I took it apart and checked it and even replaced the gel that goes in the heat sync and video card, my motherboard seems fine. All my hardware is good so i put it back together and it still is shutting off. can somebody help me please?

thank you for your help

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Ambucias Posts 47357 Registration date Monday February 1, 2010 Status Moderator Last seen September 1, 2021 11,232
Jan 24, 2013 at 06:07 PM
Hello.

You may just be running out of Ram (live memory)
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debrataprince Posts 18 Registration date Thursday January 24, 2013 Status Member Last seen January 25, 2013 1
Jan 24, 2013 at 05:25 PM
check the heat came from, is it from ur vga card or processor. try to open it all. clean all dust from it. then put it back again. turn on again. have a nice day.
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Demonicvirus Posts 3 Registration date Tuesday January 22, 2013 Status Member Last seen January 24, 2013
Jan 24, 2013 at 10:18 PM
ok i cleaned all the parts and the case and hooked them back up and turned on my pc,then i tried my game and it shut off adter 5 min of play. wut do i do now? thank you so much
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Demonicvirus Posts 3 Registration date Tuesday January 22, 2013 Status Member Last seen January 24, 2013
Jan 24, 2013 at 10:21 PM
Hello, I have 4 gigs of ram, but i dont know how to tell how much i am useing, any ideas on how to check that.
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Ambucias Posts 47357 Registration date Monday February 1, 2010 Status Moderator Last seen September 1, 2021 11,232
Jan 25, 2013 at 05:23 AM
4 gb is usually plenty

Is it always the same game ?

Are you playing online ?

Check out the game compatibility with your pc. Here is how:

https://ccm.net/faq/1709-how-to-check-the-compatibility-of-a-game-online
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debrataprince Posts 18 Registration date Thursday January 24, 2013 Status Member Last seen January 25, 2013 1
Jan 25, 2013 at 04:27 PM
open ur processor, put a little(dot) apply the toothpaste between the processor and cooler. then back on. have a nice day.
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