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Computer shutting down and restarting while playing FC3

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Hello,

I have this very strange problem where my computer shutdown and restarts by itself when playing Far Cry 3. What I noticed is that it happens when bringing up the steam overlay (SHIFT+TAB). It doesn't happen all the time by sometimes it does and it is very annoying. It put my cpu/memory back to stock just in case, and it happened again! Now the only overclock I have is my 290x at 1160 at +100mv... no memory overclock. At this point I'm pretty sure it's a problem with steam overlay... or drivers. Have this happened to anyone else? Or maybe next time you play fc3 you can check it out.

Thanks!!
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Also the transition from the game to steam overlay is very laggy compared to my 7950, yet the game is running 80fps.
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Actually played Far Cry 3 for the last couple of days and everything works fine. Try it again at stock clocks for your GPU too.
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