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Okay so since i got the game it's been "crashing". Everyone else has been getting error messages and such about it not responding, I'm just getting it minimizing to the desktop and i can't maximize it back up again. Every 10mins or so.

Running a 580 matrix with latest drivers (roll back doesnt help)

Anyone who has a solution it would be so appreciated, i can't even get a game in atm
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post #2 of 15
You are running 16GB a ram with a 2600k so there is no way you are running out of vmem by tabbing. Are you overclocked at all? Maybe you are undervolted for high load usage?
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post #3 of 15
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I havent overclocked yet, just rebuilt the system and put a UD7 in instead of the UD5 i had before. I personally can't see it being a hardware issue, all it does is minimize bf to and i can't reopen it (have to end the process and start it back up). No error message and nothing else freezes up
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post #4 of 15
errmmm... your not by any chance hitting the windows key on your keyboard whilst gaming are you?
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post #5 of 15
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I have a G19 with the windows key turned off, and like a mentioned, it freezes up
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post #6 of 15
try playing the game in windowed mode, you can expand the window to full screen. i prefer this because i dont have to tab out when waiting between rounds.
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post #7 of 15
Open a game and watch it for 15 minutes. Do not touch the mouse or keyboard, just watch. If it still crashes I would bet it's just a corrupt game installation.
post #8 of 15
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Originally Posted by kiwiasian View Post
Open a game and watch it for 15 minutes. Do not touch the mouse or keyboard, just watch. If it still crashes I would bet it's just a corrupt game installation.
Thats definitely a good point.

Do you have hyperthreading enabled on the 2600k?
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post #9 of 15
have you attempted a reinstall at all? Video drivers.. Check your temps..

Doing a driver rollback is possibly the first step, put a little effort in before you post.
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post #10 of 15
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Sorry probably should have mentioned.
Reinstalled it once, temps are fine (35C on all cores and GPU is sitting on 40C during gameplay, I'm pretty sure i have hyperthreading still on, i haven't played with BIOS yet.

EDIT:
The reason I posted was because I'm still pretty new to this all, this was my first build (before now i had never even put in a HDD) and i did everything i could think of before posting
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