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Windows 7: Prime 95 and troubleshooting questions


08 Feb 2014   #1

windows 7 home 64-bit
 
 
Prime 95 and troubleshooting questions

So, I've been playing some Payday 2 on steam with a friend when a problem occurred. We played for about 2 hours when it happened. My screen froze, the audio stuttered, and there was absolutely nothing I could do except for turning off the system via power button. I've just run FurMark in 1080p for 1 hour and 30 mins, but the highest temp was 80c. I didn't get any artifacts, glitches, anything. So I'm in a bit of a head scratch at this point.
Done memtest several times ( 8 passes each)
I've also just Prime 95 on blend mode for about 10 mins but I stopped due to the heat getting quite high ( i assume it's too high ). I will include a picture to this thread of my temps while running prime. Any help with this persistent problem would be very appreciated!

specs: sager np9150 laptop

- Nvidia 680m
- Intel core i7 3630qm

P.S. I updated my graphics driver to 332.21 WHQL off of Nvidia's website. Haven't tested gameplay since though..




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08 Feb 2014   #2

Windows 8.1 Pro + Windows 10
 
 

Laptops run hot, try turning down the settings. Also try to take some breaks while gaming.
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09 Feb 2014   #3

Windows 7 x64 (Ultimate)
 
 

Yeah, unless you seat your laptop on some dry ice, I say gaming for 2 hours straight will yield some harsh temperatures on any laptop.
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10 Feb 2014   #4

windows 7 home 64-bit
 
 

I dont have high temps when gaming though. never over 70c tops on my gpu. and the cpu stays in the mid 60c range except for when I ran Prime95. I just want to know why my games would freeze the screen completely while audio stuttering.
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11 Feb 2014   #5

Windows 7 x64 (Ultimate)
 
 

Sometimes corrupt drivers will cause this... when was the last time you updated your audio and video drivers?
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11 Feb 2014   #6

windows 7 home 64-bit
 
 

video drivers, 2 days ago. audio drivers, probably about 5 months or so
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12 Feb 2014   #7

Windows 7 x64 (Ultimate)
 
 

If you don't mind my asking, how exactly did you update your drivers? many people do this wrong, hence, why I ask... on the other side, it wouldn't be a bad idea to update your audio drivers as well.
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13 Feb 2014   #8

windows 7 home 64-bit
 
 

I just used the latest driver off nvidia.com with the nvidia installer. I did a clean install option.
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