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What the HELL is going on with BF2142! Everytime I play for about an hour, my PC starts to FREAK out and the screen gets all stuttery, the audio is high-pitched squealing, and if I don't load the menu right away when it happens, my computer TOTALLY locks up and forces a hard reboot!

What on EARTH is the issue here?

I downclocked my GPU to 550 from 600 since it's been hitting ~80-83C, doesn't solve it. I reinstalled my old drivers, didn't do it. So I updated to newest forcewarez and still didn't do it! I've noticed my NB temp is climbing to like 51-52C, which it never used to do, but my CPU temps are perfectly under control (48C) and my memory is memtest stable! ***!

Any input?
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I've got the same problem - I had to reset my BIOS to Optimized Settings.

I dont think it likes OC's after the patch or something
    
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post #3 of 13
yeah bf hates ocing, i mean its the ONLY game that will artifact for me with my gfx oc. however it dosnt seem to have a problem with my cpu oc.
i know that your gfx overheating can cuase bf to freeze, and the sound stutter, as this happened to me- however mine tends to only last for a few seconds because of my core temp slow down.
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Electronics Arts really need to get their act together, they also still think where in the stone age and run our monitor 1280/768 on about every decent game they release.
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post #5 of 13
It's Summer, you are supposed to revert to stock to even run it (the video card) stably.
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It's Summer, you are supposed to revert to stock to even run it (the video card) stably.
Dude... this is stock lol.

600/800 is the stock for this card (XXX) and I've even taken the effort to AS5 the core, still nada!

I'm getting 80-85C loads in BF now I'm getting a VF900 or GX815! I'm sooooo sooooo sick of this! It just crapped on me again

And even if my overclocked CPU temps are under control (<50C), BF still has an issue with it?!? *** is wrong with EA!?!? I hate everyone that works there.
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post #7 of 13
yeah EA=fail,
but i guess you could blame DICE more, as they are the ones that really made the game. its a horribly coded/made game if i do say so myself
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post #8 of 13
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yeah EA=fail,
but i guess you could blame DICE more, as they are the ones that really made the game. its a horribly coded/made game if i do say so myself
Haha, but I love it!

I'm probably getting an HR-03 for my 7900GS now thanks to Transonic. I just realllllly don't want to back off my CPU OC as 2142 is already kinda sketchy slow as it is :-\\ CPU always loads to 80%+, dropping back to 3.2 would kill me!
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post #9 of 13
Well bf2142 does have lots of errors like that.

For instance my friend cannot be on (the same computer) his mom's XP account because punk-buster kicks him. However on his dads everything is fine
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post #10 of 13
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Bump for any new input... I don't think my GPU temp i actually what's causing the failures as it just crashed on my and the GPU was at 71C MAX prior to it failing..
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