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So the past 3 games of Company of Heroes that i've played online, i have lost because every time i get into a fairly big battle, my computer decides to reboot.... :swearing:

Could it be that i don't have vista SP1 installed?

I have latest graphics and BIOS updates...
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unstable overclocks?

have you stability tested them all?
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Originally Posted by smoke12291 View Post
unstable overclocks?

have you stability tested them all?
i did a small FFT a while back for a few hours... But i haven't had any problems in other games (UT3, TF2..)

..but then again maybe CoH is more CPU intensive.
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post #4 of 9
run a test for 24 if you can, if you can't go that long, try between 12-16ish.

make sure you monitor temps every once in a while to make sure it's not doing anything funky.

my comp will reboot itself almost INSTANTLY if my overclock isn't stable when i play crysis (good and bad i guess..)

you have the evga 750i board, the asus version i have is not a very good OCer.

test test test!!!

EDIT: also, you have a quad. don't know if you're doing this, but make sure to have four instances of prime95 or whatever you're running (one for each core) and monitor CPU load with coretemp or something else that will tell you.
Edited by smoke12291 - 7/2/08 at 10:55pm
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post #5 of 9
sounds like a psu issue..
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post #6 of 9
COH is extremely CPU intensive when starting a huge battle. (I've never figured out why either.) I suggest you either pump more voltage, or, reduce the OC a little bit see if that works.
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dropped to 3.2GHz and played through a whole game! thanks for the help guys.
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post #8 of 9
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hmmm... So i did play one game no problems (after dropping my FSB to 1600, keeping the same voltage @ 1.4v)...... But the next game (after about 20-30 minutes of play) my computer froze instead of rebooting...

I just got done running memtest86 for 5 hours 20 minutes, and it completed 7 tests with 0 errors...

any ideas as to what i should do next to diagnose the problem? Small FFT's on Prime95 or Blend test or what? Or should i try using a different program like OCCT for stability testing??

any help is appreciated!
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post #9 of 9
I'm guessing the OC is still unstable.
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