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I was playing Far Cry and when it started up the screen went all haywire all different colors, there was no picture you could make out second time it happen first was the other day. Could this be from overheating? Because earlier today I was playing it and the temps on my GPU went up around 90-92, and the FPS were jumping around. That was the first time I ever had it get that high.

I am using RivaTuner to see my temps and had to offset it so my temps aren’t exact but close.
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92c is pretty hot,
Laptops aren't the best for gaming, getting it hot like that shortens the life of it.
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I just got done playing ElderScrolls 4 Oblivion, HalfLife2, Medival2 TotalWar, and Black and White 2; the temps never got over 80, now surly FarCry is more demanding then those is it?

EDIT: Did just noticed on the back of FarCry it says “Laptop versions of these chipsets may work but are not supported”, that must be why maybe its not optimized for them or something, because even my most demanding games wit maxed everything don’t rise my temp over 80 they just drop FPS’s.
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I just got done playing ElderScrolls 4 Oblivion, HalfLife2, Medival2 TotalWar, and Black and White 2; the temps never got over 80, now surly FarCry is more demanding then those is it?

EDIT: Did just noticed on the back of FarCry it says “Laptop versions of these chipsets may work but are not supported”, that must be why maybe its not optimized for them or something, because even my most demanding games wit maxed everything don’t rise my temp over 80 they just drop FPS’s.
Yes, Far Cry is more demanding than most of those.

But I think if you turn up the quality on Oblivion enough, it'll cause more heat.
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Thats a lot of heat for a laptop. I'd look into one of the coolers that sit underneath your laptop.
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