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I just built the machine in my sig. About 30 minutes into gameplay it freezes! Here is a video:


Any suggestions as to what is wrong? The temps look okay to me. All speeds are stock.
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Is it freezing during online play? Punkbuster is most likely the cause. Disable any GPU monitoring programs and try it.
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Is it freezing during online play? Punkbuster is most likely the cause. Disable any GPU monitoring programs and try it.
Yes only during online play (but haven't done single player). Windows runs fine as well. I saw the Punkbuster logo when I loaded it for the first time and let out a long sigh... I will try this. Thank you!
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1. Update Punkbuster

2. Close MSI Afterburner or any other GPU monitor, including Fraps.

3. Reinstall drivers

4. Enter CD key on EA Origin and download from there, see if it works. Sometimes Steam overlay causes this too.

Post back here once you did all that.

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Yep, I had this problem until I closed my GPU monitoring programs. There's a fix around this if you google it, (BC2 freezing MSI afterburner), but I'm too lazy to edit my registry and etc just to show my GPU temps.
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Originally Posted by ComradeNF View Post
1. Update Punkbuster

2. Close MSI Afterburner or any other GPU monitor, including Fraps.

3. Reinstall drivers

4. Enter CD key on EA Origin and download from there, see if it works. Sometimes Steam overlay causes this too.

Post back here once you did all that.

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Closing GPU-Z solved the issue. Thanks for being thorough!
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Yeti Poacher View Post
Closing GPU-Z solved the issue. Thanks for being thorough!
No problem. Have fun playing! Lemme know if you ever need someone to play with, I have nothing to do this summer.

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No problem. Have fun playing! Lemme know if you ever need someone to play with, I have nothing to do this summer.

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Thanks again! My Steam name is YetiPoacher. Feel free to add me.
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