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Anyone else experiencing serious problems with Empire: Total War? I know it's a new game with a new concept and everything, but I can't find what is the determining factor behind the failures. Every once in a while, my computer will freeze and it will display a bunch of colored triangles, sometimes with polygons or text inside coming from the center of my screen, only to be revived by a restart. Anyone else having this problem? How do I solve it?
    
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Anyone else experiencing serious problems with Empire: Total War? I know it's a new game with a new concept and everything, but I can't find what is the determining factor behind the failures. Every once in a while, my computer will freeze and it will display a bunch of colored triangles, sometimes with polygons or text inside coming from the center of my screen, only to be revived by a restart. Anyone else having this problem? How do I solve it?
Do you have the latest updates for your OS and drivers as well?
Edited by Icekilla - 3/21/09 at 11:14pm
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Do you have the latest updates for your OS and drivers as well?
yes I do!
Edited by Fatal_Papercut - 3/21/09 at 11:16pm
    
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Now, did you check what I told you? Download the latest GeForce drivers, also, check the temperatures on the GPU and install the latest drivers for your motherboard too, as well as all the updates for your OS and, the latest patch for that game. See what happens later.
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For me, you are forgiven lol

Now, did you check what I told you? Download the latest GeForce drivers, also, check the temperatures on the GPU and install the latest drivers for your motherboard too, as well as all the updates for your OS and, the latest patch for that game. See what happens later.
The only thing I may have a problem with is temps. I don't know what they are in game, if anyone can help with that, i.e. find an app that will do that, I would be joyous. I don't overheat in Crysis Warhead or any other modern game for that matter, however, I do run hot. my idle is somewhere around 50C. I have been planning on getting better coolers for my cards, and if you really think that is the problem, I'll move it up on my to do list.
    
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The only thing I may have a problem with is temps. I don't know what they are in game, if anyone can help with that, i.e. find an app that will do that, I would be joyous. I don't overheat in Crysis Warhead or any other modern game for that matter, however, I do run hot. my idle is somewhere around 50C. I have been planning on getting better coolers for my cards, and if you really think that is the problem, I'll move it up on my to do list.
Get either RivaTuner or, Nvidia nTune. Any of these programs will help you to modify the speed of your fans. I reccomend you RiveTuner, it's better to be honest
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Get either RivaTuner or, Nvidia nTune. Any of these programs will help you to modify the speed of your fans. I reccomend you RiveTuner, it's better to be honest
I have EVGA precision, but it doesn't record temps for an extended period of time THANKS!
    
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Well, if not overheating, maybe try disabling SLI?

I know some games that supposedly work well with two cards just don't work for me.
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Well, if not overheating, maybe try disabling SLI?

I know some games that supposedly work well with two cards just don't work for me.
?!?!?!?!?!?!?! WHAHAHAHAHA???????
Scare me... I don't want too (crying, rocking back and forth trying to escape world*)
    
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