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I have been getting very good FPS in BF2142 (48-60FPS) and in all my other games I get very good FPS as well. I don't understand why this game has been crashing so much on me because I have looked at the temperatures readings that I have been getting and it shows around 60-62 degrees celcius for the GPU and 43 degrees celcius for my processor under full load. These seem very normal and pretty good considering I use air cooling.

I have been thinking about what the possible problems could be and I can almost rule out that I need to reset and put more silver paste on my cooling for my GPU. It's been about 1/2 year since I have put this GPU cooler on and it worked great then and still works great now.

As far as other games and programs that I have been getting trouble from is Speed Fan 4.32 X64 edition when I start up the program after computer start-up (my computer freezes up and I have to do a hard reboot). Is this linked to my problem, probably not but I thought I would bring it up. Other games run great so this leads me to believe that the actual game doesn't like my X64 bit XP system or I am just having plain bad luck. Like I said in the title,"any suggestions?"
    
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When was the last time you updated your video card drivers?

What about updating your game client?
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I have catalyst 7.4 X64 drivers for XP and I don't know what you mean by "game client."
    
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Quote:
Originally Posted by droby1987 View Post
the actual game doesn't like my X64 bit XP system
Did you mean Vista? XP is a 32bit operating system.
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http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/6...a&mg_id=20395b

This is the XP system that I am running.
    
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post #6 of 23
Did you try deleting the BF2142 folder in your "my documents"? Some times some thing gets messed up in the cashe folders

This will make you have to reset your keys though, but if you can play that really doesn't help
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post #7 of 23
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I just uninstalled the game and reinstalled the game so it should have dumped the cashe folder that you are talking about. I am very frustated with this game and EA because like I keep saying, "every other game that I have works very good except for BF2142."
    
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post #8 of 23
Nope...it doesn't. I did the same thing once. Un-installed and re-installed a couple times and never fixed it. Some one told me to delete that folder and pow...worked fine after that.
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post #9 of 23
Quote:
Originally Posted by droby1987 View Post
http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/6...a&mg_id=20395b

This is the XP system that I am running.
I had no idea that XP even had a 64bit version. I wonder if it will be able to run DX10 Rep for you for teaching me something new
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post #10 of 23
Shut down speedfan/ATITool/CCC/Rivatuner/etc before playing 2142.

Something to do with the 1.25 update of Punkbuster allows it to "fiddle with" other programs resources (particularly overclocking programs) and crash the game.

I RMA's my 7800GT because I though IT was the problem, but it turned out that just having ATITool RUNNING was killing 2142!

Hope it works!
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