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Hey guys, I need a little help with playing SC2 in my newly built computer. I'm very new to this site and also i'm very new to building my own computer. My computer is running perfect, able to do everything...except play starcraft2 without any interruptions because it keeps freezing. I am able to load the game and when I play the multiplayer game, I get to the 2-5 minute mark and the computer suddenly freezes and I have to manually restart the computer. At first I thought it was a temperature issue, so I decided to replace the stock intel fan. I got a cooler master v8 instead and now the temp is around 30C. So now, I have no idea what's wrong with it. Did someone experience the same situation and what did you do to fix the problem. Thanks.
    
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Is the graphics card overclocked much?
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Are you updated on the current drivers on everything?
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I would try some benchmark programs that stresstest your machines cpu and gpu. Prime95 is a good one for cpu, FurMark works for gpu, google to download those.

Then from there you can run each for awhile and if the system shuts down you know that particular component is the issue, not the game.

Essentially you want to isolate the problem, eliminate possibilities, is it happening with other games, etc..
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Have you overclocked at all? If yes, bring everything back to stock (or just reset the BIOS/UEFI) and try again.
 
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I'm guessing you've tried the good ol'e reinstall. if not try turning settings all down to low. and downloading latest drivers.
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Originally Posted by TerranSCV View Post
Hey guys, I need a little help with playing SC2 in my newly built computer. I'm very new to this site and also i'm very new to building my own computer. My computer is running perfect, able to do everything...except play starcraft2 without any interruptions because it keeps freezing. I am able to load the game and when I play the multiplayer game, I get to the 2-5 minute mark and the computer suddenly freezes and I have to manually restart the computer. At first I thought it was a temperature issue, so I decided to replace the stock intel fan. I got a cooler master v8 instead and now the temp is around 30C. So now, I have no idea what's wrong with it. Did someone experience the same situation and what did you do to fix the problem. Thanks.

Hello and welcome. Have you done the following?

1. Install the latest DirectX?
2. Use the latest NVIDIA Drivers?
3. Disable your AV while you play?
 
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Hey guys thanks for all your quick and helpful input, I will try to do some of the suggested fixes that I've read so far. Then I'll get back with you guys. Thanks a lot again!! well appreciated.
    
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Ok, so far i've done Prime95 and the furmark...I've passed prime95, but for furmark, No luck at all...I have tried the test bunch of times and as soon as the furmark begins to stress the gpu not even 10 seconds to it, my computer just freezes. And I've gone to asus website and under GPU it reads "Multi-GPU Support Supports ATI® Quad-GPU CrossFireX™ technology" which leads me to believe that my GPU card is NOT compatible with this motherboard. I'm not really good with computers yet, but is this correct? I haven't tried uninstalling the game yet, but I HAVE installed the latest drivers for this GPU. I don't think anti virus would stop the game the way it has happened to me so I've never tried that yet. And I haven't played around with my BIOS yet, I have tried the 3 settings which are "power saving", "normal" and "performance" and each time the game has also froze.
    
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Your game is original? Do you use crack?
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